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Musician Leonard Zhakata said he is working on a D for his latest album “Zvangu Zvaita”.

In an interview the “Mugove” hit maker said he has decided to work on vedeos for the album that is doing well on the local market.

“People have requested for videos and we are working on the production,” he said.

The musicians thanked his fans who over the weekend organised a belated birthday bash at Tafa Night Club in Chitungwiza. Zhakata was born on June 25 1968 and he turned 46 this year.

Unlike other musicians like Alick Macheso, Jah Prayzah and Sulumani Chimbetu who celebrated their birthdays through big bashes the Zora musician’s day went unnoticed. The musician’s loyal fans organised a belated birthday party for him saying they wanted it to be a surprise.

One of the organisers of the part Suggest Gwatidzo said there was need to remind the musician that he was of great value to the entertainment fraternity.

“He was born in June but we decided to set up a committee as Zora fans and organized this event today,” he said.

Zhakata came on venue without any knowledge of the surprise party.

Clad in a black suit the musician was accompanied by his first born Chamu who went on to assist the musician to cut the cake.

The “Mugove” hit maker fans shared the cake before taking turns to give presents to the musician.

Zhakata was at loss of words when The Herald Entertainment caught him for an interview.

“Unlike other musicians I just celebrated my birthday at home and I never thought I would come across such a surprise,” he said.

He said it was encouraged by his fans that always stood by him.

“A lot has been said on my career but they have been standing by me all the times and as you can see I was not expecting this anymore,” he said.

Zhakata performed his hits “Mugove”, “Maria”, “Zvandiremera,” “Nhaurwa Dzerudo,” among others and he was a thriller.

His current album “Zvangu Zvaita” seems to be gaining ground with the song “Dhonza Makomborero,” being the most popular with the crowds.

Source : The Herald