From: University Musical Society
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Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Zimbabwes Afropop legend Oliver Mtukudzi is gifted with a deep and gutsy voice plus a talent for writing songs that reflect on the daily life and struggles of his people. Tuku began performing in 1977 and has earned a devoted following across Africa and beyond, all the while incorporating elements of different musical traditions into his music, including South Africa mbaqanga, Zimbabwean pop, and traditional kateke drumming.