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Moving tributes pour in for Runonzi Rudo hitmaker Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa

Prince Musarurwa

Moving tributes pour in for Runonzi Rudo hitmaker Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa. Tributes and condolence messages have been pouring in following the death of talented Afro-jazz musician Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa on Saturday night.

Musarurwa who became a household name following his monster hit song“Runonzi Rudo” with Pah Chihera, succumbed to cancer. Below are some of the tributes that have come from fellow musicians and celebrities.

Zera racho rinorwadza kani ,dzimwe nguva marongero aMwari anombotisiya nemibvunzo.Zorora murugare Prince ,Wakaita hako munguva shoma yawakapihwa namwari waidada nerudzi mutauro netsika dzekwako .Denga rikupe nzvimbo yezororo.

-Jah Prayzah


God’s band in heaven has become stronger, ours has been weakened…

Just hearing the sad news of the passing of Mbira player & song writer Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa. He is one young man who was genuinely in love with his culture, part of (a) group of young people involved in a silent revolution of bringing back pride in our African Roots.

He rose to fame when he collaborated with his Mzukuru Pah Chihera on her debut album

-Mono Mukundu

So hard to believe only when l got a call from a close confidant it sunk.Why my young brother…Go well such a young talent vakomana here?

-Sulu Chimbetu

Our music industry has lost a great soldier, you fought a tough battle and finally, you are at peace. Rest well @PrinceKMusarurwa #RunonziRudo #cancerbattle

-Trevor Dongo

Thousands of Zimbabweans also took to social media to write their heartfelt tributes and condolence messages. Hundreds more even went as far as writing their messages and posting on the Facebook page of Musarurwa.


Source – iHarare

In other news – More details on the death of Prince Musarurwa

More details on the death of Prince Musarurwa. Musarurwa died on Saturday night at Chinhoyi Hospital after battling illness for almost a year. He was 31. Mourners are gathered at his rural home in Musarurwa Village, Murombedzi, in Zvimba.


Afro-jazz musician Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa of the popular hit song “Runonzi Rudo”, which features songstress Pah Chihera, has died of lung cancer, a family spokesperson confirmed…continue reading.

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