JOHANNESBURG – ITS OFFICIAL, Zimbabwe’s King of Chimurenga, Thomas Mapfumo is set to perform in South Africa Â in Johannesburg 0n 27 March and on Â the following Â day in Cape Town.
Mapfumo’s Â supporting act will be Zim Â based dancehall artist Soul Jah Love.
“The tour is about promoting Â Mapfumo’s Â ‘Danger Zone’ album’ which Â will be released on the 17th of February,” says Mapfumo’s publicist Blessing Vava.
“Fans should expect songs from the new album DangerZone and his previous hits,” adds Vava
Although Mapfumo will be touring South Africa only, Â the Â Zim edition Â of the
album launch will be held Â at the Â Book Cafe Harare.
“Definately we have plans for Zimbabwe shows and ones everything has been
finalised we will announce,” says Vava adding that the logistical problems such as poor sound system and lack of publicity during Mapfumo’s SA tour, last year Â will not happen again.
“What happened last year will not be repeated as we have put all our efforts together to make sure that the shows are successful and there wont be any hiccups.” – www.zimsinsa.com