Tinevimbo Chimbetete

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Tinevimbo Chimbetete is a Zimbabwean musician and former television presenter. He rose to prominence whilst presenting Star Kidz together with Makanaka Wakatama. In music circles he is known as Tulk Munny.

Background

He was born in September 1990 in Harare as the last born in a family of four children.

His late brother Moses motivated him to get into music since he used to hang around with musicians and celebrities who include Chiwoniso Maraire and Andy Brown. Moses was the second born in Chimbetete's family. He has a brother named Jack who is based in the United States. Together with Jack, who is the third born in their family, Tinevimbo runs a production company that does adverts, documentaries, and television shows.

Tinevimbo's mother is a teacher by profession and once taught at Blakiston Primary School.[1]

Education

He attended Blakiston Primary and St Johns Emerald Hill School. Whilst in primary school, Tinevimbo joined the Children Performing Arts Workshop (CHIPAWO) as a dancer. [1]

Career As Kidznet Presenter

Chimbetete was discovered by Kidznet creator Daniel Sango who had helped him create one set for CHIPAWO media. He was discovered while doing a rehearsal together with Simba Jenje at Chipawo for auditions for a news bulletin show for the organisation.[1]

Music Career

In hip-hop circles, Chimbetete is known as Tulk Munny. He released his debut album titled “Chepa Jecha” in 2016.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Tafadzwa Zimoyo, Tinevimbo’s life journey, The Herald, Published: May 9, 2020, Retrieved: December 21, 2020