Baba Harare hails from a close-knit family, being the youngest among seven siblings. His proud parents, Gibson Chizvino and Fadzai Mawanza, provided a loving foundation for his journey.
Having completed his primary and secondary education at Mashoko Mission in Bikita in 2006, Baba Harare made a bold decision to pursue music, marking the beginning of a remarkable journey filled with unique style and captivating performances.
The Moniker – Baba Harare
His moniker, Baba Harare, was playfully given by his previous manager, Filda Muchabaiwa, during an unexpected turn of events surrounding the birth of his child in Harare. This whimsical incident inspired the nickname that stuck with him.
Baba Harare’s musical journey started at a young age with a passion for the guitar. Initially recognized as the lead guitarist for Jah Prayzah, he later ventured into a successful solo career, forming The City Vibration band and launching his debut album, “Chikwama Changu,” in 2017.
- Rinenge Riri Gango
- Zimbabwean Giant
- Rita (Remix)
- Chikwama Changu
- Minamato Yarasta (2017)
Nominations and Awards
Baba Harare has received recognition at various awards, including ZIMA Awards and the National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA), showcasing his impact on the Zimbabwean music scene.
Star FM Award Nomination
Baba Harare withdrew his nomination from the Star FM listeners’ awards, citing personal reasons and a desire to make way for other deserving artists.
Marriage and Personal Life
Baba Harare, known for keeping his love life private, hinted at a complicated romantic situation. While there were reports of a customary marriage to Nomagugu Ncube in 2021, he clarified in an interview that those photos were part of a music video teaser, emphasizing his commitment to keeping his personal life private.
Baba Harare is a proud father of two daughters, Nokutenda and Fadzai.