Hard Times Hit Zimbabwe's Sungura Godfather

Popular sungura musician turned prophet Hosiah Chipanga has reached out to fan on social media to assist him in paying some of his debts.


  • Zimbabwe:   Hosiah Chipanga On Enigmatic Lifestyle

    The Herald, 18 May 2013

    AFTER more than three decades of churning out sungura tunes on a gospel tip tackling social ills in a biting and subliminal way, Hosiah Chipanga's personality has bubbled to the… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chipanga Sees Red Over Top 50 Hits

    The Herald, 28 January 2013

    Hosiah CHIPANGA thinks the Radio Zimbabwe Coca-Cola Top 50 does not accurately reflect musicians true popularity after Jah Prayzah dominated the music chart show. The social… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Chipanga to Preach At Shows

    The Herald, 7 January 2013

    Popular musician and Messiah's Apostolic Prophetic Inspired People's Institute founder Hosiah Chipanga is set to introduce sermons at his shows. Chipanga could not, however,… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Is Chipanga Shooting Himself in the Foot?

    The Herald, 4 December 2012

    Last month, Mutare-based Hosiah Chipanga, a.k.a. the "Sungura Godfather", publicly announced that he could shelve his music career citing piracy as the major reason. He added that… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Heroesplush Explodes!

    The Herald, 17 August 2012

    The Heroesplush explodes tonight in Gutu's Mupandawana Growth Point where over 30 performing artistes are topping the bill. The all-night commemorative gig is aimed paying tribute… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Hosiah Chipanga to Launch Own Church

    The Herald, 9 October 2011

    The self-proclaimed prophet-cum-musician, Hosiah Chipanga, is set to launch his own church next week. The church Messiah Apostolic Prophetically Inspired Institution (Mapipi) will… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Anti-Piracy Drive Intensified

    The Herald, 18 September 2012

    The anti-piracy crusade will now be more ruthless and no sacred cows would be spared, Media, Information and Publicity Minister Webster Shamu has said. In a statement last Friday,… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Police Destroy Thousands of Pirated CDs, DVDs

    The Herald, 17 September 2012

    About 250 000 pirated copies of music CDs, DVDs and films were last week destroyed by police at Harare Central Police Station. The copies were seized during police raids in greater… Read more »