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Fresh from his successful tour of South Africa, Zim-dancehall star Soul Jah Love, is slowly weaving his way up the ladder with each show, setting himself apart from his contemporaries. The talented artiste whose real name is Soul Musaka is now among the few acts in the mould of Winky D who are able to stage shows on their own without being bundled up in groups.

Tomorrow Soul Jah Love and the Conquering Family will be at it again sharing the stage with Suluman Chimbetu at Dandaro Inn.

The gig which is meant to commemorate the life and work of the late Simon “Chopper” Chimbetu promises a lot in terms of music and entertainment.

Chopper died on August 14, 2005 and was buried at Mashonaland West Provincial Heroes’ Acre in Chinhoyi.

Soul Jah Love aka “Chibaba Chacho” has achieved a lot ever since he came on the mainstream music scene.

Backed by the Conquering Family alongside his sweetheart Bounty Lisa and Ipah Yout, the “Hauite Hauite” singer is rated as one of the best in the genre.

Almost always he delivers the best tunes on any riddim and his lyrical prowess knows no boundaries. Most of his hit songs are imaginative pieces.

Some of the songs that make you stop and think include “Handichabatika”, “Zimbabwe” and “Ndini Uya Uya”, in which he narrates his life in the streets and how he was condemned and dejected as a child. These stories about his life are really touching and reflect how he rose from a cruel background. And more often than not, he gives thanks to the Almighty Lord for turning his life for the better through the gift of music.

Of course, he brags about the talent but he does not say that he is the greatest but he gives all the glory to God. The coming in of Soul Jah Love bears testimony to the fact that Zim-dancehall is here to stay regardless of the fact that critics describe it as bubble gum music. The world over, bubble gum music is trending and fans should be happy that after Winky D there is Soul Jah Love.

Source : The Herald