A singer/songwriter/poet and producer. Farai was born and raised in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The diversity being the principal influence in his music as he was constantly exposed to different cultures and dialects, that musically expressed themselves differently. Having written his first song only at the age of 10 and signed to Overdrive Recordings in Zimbabwe at the age of 17 it was only inevitable for music to be at the core of his existence.
Joining the New green Arrows as a backing vocalist and songwriter gave him the much needed experience into music production as well as learning the industry.Armed with wisdom and support from his band mates, he then partnered up with producer Eric Dyson to form Deep Afrik Music. This would work as an independent label of which Farai would be the first artist to be signed.Together they create richly melodic, classically powerful, retro-futurist soul-pop fused with Afro pop music which saw Farai’s hit single My Away get a ZAA nomination.Farai has recently featured on ZAR’s new single SMILE, which has had an astonishing 410,000 Youtube views in 4 weeks!With his distinct voice, song writing skills Farai alongside his supporting band The Forest Dawn are working on some amazing new material, to be released soon. Influence: Laurn Hill, James Morrison, Richard Bon, Salif Keita
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