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[[File:System.jpg|300px|thumb|left|System Tazvida]]System Tazvida (born Fanuel Tazvida) was a popular Zimbabwean sungura Icon, who rose to prominence in the 1990s with hits such as 'Anodyiwa Haataure' and 'Bhebhi Rakanaka'.
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'''System Tazvida''' was a popular Zimbabwean Sungura musician who rose to prominence in the early 1990s with hits such as ''Anodyiwa Haataure'' and ''Bhebhi Rakanaka'', ''Mushandi ndiMambo''. His background influenced his lyrics and his unique style of music.
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==Background==
 
==Background==
Tazvida was born in 1968 and died on the 4th of February 1999. When he died, his music continued to make waves and it is said his career only peaked after his death.<ref> Tatenda Kunaka, [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/02/04/system-tazvida-legacy-lives/ System Tazvida legacy lives on], ''Newsday'', Published: 4 Feb 2014, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014 </ref>  
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System's real name was '''Fanuel Nyasha Tazvida''' was born in 1968 in Zaka, [[Masvingo]].<ref name="TAPFU"> Tapfumanei Chirikure, [http://intimatemomentswithzimmusicians.blogspot.com/2011/11/he-e-tazvida-wezhira-irombe.html He-e Tazvida Wezhira irombe], "Intimacy with Zim Musicians", Published:15 Nov 2011,Retrieved:3 February 2015"</ref> He was nicknamed System the microphone wizard after proving that he was a singer in his own right, much to the surprise of his kith and kin.<ref name="TAPFU"/> He was married to Barbra Mabuyaye and the couple.
==Music Career==
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Tazida started his career by playing in various bands such as the [[Madzibaba Nichoas Zakaria]]- Khiama Boys, Sungura Boys and Mabhauwa Express.<ref> Yeukai Karengezeka, [http://www.herald.co.zw/in-memory-of-system-tazvida/ In memory of System Tazvida], '' The Herald'', Published: , Retrieved: 11 Apr 2011</ref> From these bands, he gained experience that led him to form his own Chazezesa Challengers in 1993. The band mixed elements of [[Sungura]] and traditional sounds, creating an appealing blend <ref> Simbarashe Maengewa, [http://www.zbc.co.zw/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19971:boyz-dze-smoko-release-7th-album&catid=38:entertainment&Itemid=69 'Boyz Dze Smoko' release 7th album], ''ZBC'', Published: 29 May 2012, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014 </ref> that resonated well with mostly the rural folk. and popular blend It was here that Tazvida's career blossomed as he released a string of hits. Some of the songs which became popular includes 'Mabhauwa', and 'Vaforomani'. The albums they released in the mid 1990s were one of the best selling at that time. 'Rudo Tsika Nemagariro' which was his debut album sold more than 20 000 copies, while 'Mutunhu Unemago' sold 30 000. As the title of the albums indicate, Tazvida's music was scial commentary mixed with humourous lyrics and satirical subjects.
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==Musical Career==
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System started his career as a member of the Khiama Boys outfit which was and is still being led by [[Nicholas Zakaria]].<ref name="YEU"> Yeukai Karengezeka, [http://www.herald.co.zw/in-memory-of-system-tazvida/ In memory of System Tazvida], "The Herald", Published:7 Feb 2014,Retrieved:3 February 2015"</ref> He became a household name after the release of ''Mabhauwa'' which was written by Cephas Karushanga who was also a member of the Khiama Boys as well as [[Alick Macheso]].<ref name="TAPFU"/> After having made an impact backed by the Khiama Boys, Tazvida and Karushanaga left Khiama Boys and formed Mabhauwa Express.<ref name="TAPFU"/> The Tazvida-Karushanga led Mabhauwa Express was short lived. Tazvida went on to join the Sungura Boys.
Tazvida's music resonated well with the rural and farm folk whose way of life he included in his songs. These people were never noticed since they lacked the buying power but Tazvida revolutionalised this notion. Tazvida popularised these very people and helped link them to the urban folk which had adifferent lifestyle altogether. <ref> thandowako, [http://thandowako.blogspot.com/2011/10/farm-compound-culture-that-system.html The Farm Compound Culture That System Tazvida Gifted Us], ''Thandowako'', Published: 1 Oct 2012, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014 </ref>
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In 1993, he formed his own Chazezesa Challengers together with his young brother [[Peter Tazvida]], [[Leeroy Lunga]] and [[Lucky Mumiriki]].<ref name="TAPFU"/> The band mixed elements of [[Sungura]] and traditional sounds, creating an appealing blend <ref> Simbarashe Maengewa, [http://www.zbc.co.zw/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=19971:boyz-dze-smoko-release-7th-album&catid=38:entertainment&Itemid=69 'Boyz Dze Smoko' release 7th album], ''ZBC'', Published: 29 May 2012, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014 </ref> that resonated well with mostly the rural folk. Backed by his Chazezesa Challengers which was also known as ''Boys dzaSmoko'' Tazvida's career blossomed as he released a string of hits. Some of the songs which became popular include ''Mushandi ndiMambo'', ''Anodyiwa Haataure''and ''Dai Hanzvadzi Yairoorwa'' amongst others.  
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The albums released by Tazvida and his band in the mid 1990s were amongst the top  selling albums during this time. ''Rudo Tsika Nemagariro'sold more than 20 000 copies, while 'Mutunhu Unemago' sold 30 000 copies. As the title of the albums indicates, Tazvida's music was social commentary mixed with humorous lyrics and satirical subjects.Tazvida's music resonated well with the rural and farm folk whose way of life he included in his songs. These people were never noticed since they lacked the buying power, but Tazvida revolutionalised this notion. Tazvida popularised these very people and helped link them to the urban folk which had a different lifestyle altogether. <ref> thandowako, [http://thandowako.blogspot.com/2011/10/farm-compound-culture-that-system.html The Farm Compound Culture That System Tazvida Gifted Us], ''Thandowako'', Published: 1 Oct 2012, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014 </ref>
  
==Boyz DzeSmoko==
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After his death, the remaining members of Chazezesa Challengers regrouped and carried where Tazvida left. They then renamed the group 'Boyz dzeSmoko' led by Leeroy Lunga. Lunga however failed to make an impact prompting Tazvida's young brother King to try and revive the 'smoko' music. King is expected to release his first album in later in  2014 <ref> Dakarai Mashava, [http://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2014/02/13/king-tazvida-ascends-the-throne King Tazvida ascends the throne], ''DailyNews'', Published: 13 Feb 2014, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014 </ref>
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==His Death==
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Tazvida died on 4 February 1999 after suffering from an undisclosed illness. After his death, the remaining members of Chazezesa Challengers regrouped and tried carry on the legacy of Tazvida. Peter and [[Isaac Tazvida]] tried to revive the band, but his efforts  were in vain.<ref name="TAT"> Tatenda Kunak, [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/02/04/system-tazvida-legacy-lives/ System Tazvida legacy lives on], "NewsDay", Published:4 Feb 2014,Retrieved:3 February 2015"</ref> Leeroy Lunga also tried to do the same and he renamed Chazezesa Challengers to Boys dzeSmoko. Lunga however failed to make an impact.<ref name="TAT"/> In 2014, [[King Tazvida]], Tazvida's young brother announced that he was determined to revive the 'smoko' music. King was expected to release his first album before 2014 but he is yet to release this album <ref> Dakarai Mashava, [http://www.dailynews.co.zw/articles/2014/02/13/king-tazvida-ascends-the-throne King Tazvida ascends the throne], ''DailyNews'', Published: 13 Feb 2014, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014 </ref>
  
 
==Albums==
 
==Albums==
*Rudo Tsika Nemagariro (1993)
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*Mutunhu Unemago
 
*Mutunhu Unemago
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Revision as of 10:06, 3 February 2015

Musician
System Tazvida
Fanuel Nyasha Tazvida
BornFanuel Nyasha Tazvida
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DiedFebruary 4, 2009(2009-02-04) (aged Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "{".)
NationalityZimbabwe
Occupation
  • Musician.
Years active1980s to present
Known forSinging
Home townMasvingo
Spouse(s)Barbra Tazvida nee Mabuyaye
RelativesPeter Tazvida, King Tazvida, Isaac Tazvida
System Tazvida was a popular Zimbabwean Sungura musician who rose to prominence in the early 1990s with hits such as Anodyiwa Haataure and Bhebhi Rakanaka, Mushandi ndiMambo. His background influenced his lyrics and his unique style of music.

Background

System's real name was Fanuel Nyasha Tazvida was born in 1968 in Zaka, Masvingo.[1] He was nicknamed System the microphone wizard after proving that he was a singer in his own right, much to the surprise of his kith and kin.[1] He was married to Barbra Mabuyaye and the couple.

Musical Career

System started his career as a member of the Khiama Boys outfit which was and is still being led by Nicholas Zakaria.[2] He became a household name after the release of Mabhauwa which was written by Cephas Karushanga who was also a member of the Khiama Boys as well as Alick Macheso.[1] After having made an impact backed by the Khiama Boys, Tazvida and Karushanaga left Khiama Boys and formed Mabhauwa Express.[1] The Tazvida-Karushanga led Mabhauwa Express was short lived. Tazvida went on to join the Sungura Boys.

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In 1993, he formed his own Chazezesa Challengers together with his young brother Peter Tazvida, Leeroy Lunga and Lucky Mumiriki.[1] The band mixed elements of Sungura and traditional sounds, creating an appealing blend [3] that resonated well with mostly the rural folk. Backed by his Chazezesa Challengers which was also known as Boys dzaSmoko Tazvida's career blossomed as he released a string of hits. Some of the songs which became popular include Mushandi ndiMambo, Anodyiwa Haataureand Dai Hanzvadzi Yairoorwa amongst others.

The albums released by Tazvida and his band in the mid 1990s were amongst the top selling albums during this time. Rudo Tsika Nemagariro sold more than 20 000 copies, while 'Mutunhu Unemago' sold 30 000 copies. As the title of the albums indicates, Tazvida's music was social commentary mixed with humorous lyrics and satirical subjects.Tazvida's music resonated well with the rural and farm folk whose way of life he included in his songs. These people were never noticed since they lacked the buying power, but Tazvida revolutionalised this notion. Tazvida popularised these very people and helped link them to the urban folk which had a different lifestyle altogether. [4]


His Death

Tazvida died on 4 February 1999 after suffering from an undisclosed illness. After his death, the remaining members of Chazezesa Challengers regrouped and tried carry on the legacy of Tazvida. Peter and Isaac Tazvida tried to revive the band, but his efforts were in vain.[5] Leeroy Lunga also tried to do the same and he renamed Chazezesa Challengers to Boys dzeSmoko. Lunga however failed to make an impact.[5] In 2014, King Tazvida, Tazvida's young brother announced that he was determined to revive the 'smoko' music. King was expected to release his first album before 2014 but he is yet to release this album [6]

Albums

  • Rudo Tsika Nemagariro
  • Mutunhu Unemago


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Tapfumanei Chirikure, He-e Tazvida Wezhira irombe, "Intimacy with Zim Musicians", Published:15 Nov 2011,Retrieved:3 February 2015"
  2. Yeukai Karengezeka, In memory of System Tazvida, "The Herald", Published:7 Feb 2014,Retrieved:3 February 2015"
  3. Simbarashe Maengewa, 'Boyz Dze Smoko' release 7th album, ZBC, Published: 29 May 2012, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014
  4. thandowako, The Farm Compound Culture That System Tazvida Gifted Us, Thandowako, Published: 1 Oct 2012, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014
  5. 5.0 5.1 Tatenda Kunak, System Tazvida legacy lives on, "NewsDay", Published:4 Feb 2014,Retrieved:3 February 2015"
  6. Dakarai Mashava, King Tazvida ascends the throne, DailyNews, Published: 13 Feb 2014, Retrieved: 11 Apr 2014