Sungura Amuli singer turns to hip-hop
BY AGATHA CHUMA
SUNGURA musician Gift Amuli seems to have been charmed by the positive response to his hip-hop single and plans to have more similar tracks on his upcoming album titled Hurongerana.
Amuli ventured into the unknown genre when he collaborated with hip-hop artists Leefire and Tatman for a hip-hop song titled Wegudo of Musoro.
the Wamatuka the hitmaker said NewsDay Life & Style that his next album will feature some hip-hop songs, adding that he has always been a fan of hip-hop.
“I decided to include some hip-hop songs to spice up my album which is not out yet. Hurongerana. My target audience right now is both sungura fans and young people because I provide content that is suitable for young and old,” he said.
“Before appearing in Takutenga Nesvikiro, which came out last year in August, I was already a fan of hip-hop and I liked it. Some of my fans appreciated the good vibe I gave alongside the two artists on the track.
Amuli said the album Hurongerana which was produced by Master Flex features local artists and will feature videos of other tracks.
“Fans should expect fireworks on my new album. The hip-hop tracks will be all about money and loves and I’ll be the one playing guitar on those tracks,” he said. -he declares.
“The challenges I face are that some of my sungura fans are always against me to venture into other genres because they only prefer to hear the same old sungura songs from Gift Amuli.”
Despite the challenges faced in the music industry, Amuli said he will continue to push and work hard for better results in this competitive industry.
Amuli started his musical journey with the band Zig Zag in the 80s. Some of his albums include Wedangwe and By Ginya with hit tracks such as Wamatuka, Munozvigona Sei, Muporofita, Daka Renyu and Donhodzo among others.
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