Lamont Chitepo, the talented Zimbabwean Afropop musician, has made a name for himself on the global music scene. Born in Harare in 1982, he hails from a remarkable family, with the late war veteran Herbert Chitepo as his grandfather’s brother.
Chitepo’s educational journey took him from Sadziwa Primary School and Mukai High School to higher education at Birmingham City University, where he earned a BSc Hons in Social Sciences.
Lamont Chitepo’s musical odyssey began in the late 90s when he was discovered by Delani Makhalima. Initially known as “Tu Short,” he entered the music scene in 1998 as part of the hip-hop group, “Definition of Perfection.” However, a spiritual transformation led him to gospel music, and in 2012, he began recording gospel songs, including the popular “Walk With You,” featured on his second 10-track album, “Invisible.”
In 2010, Chitepo launched his debut seven-track album, “Ndiwe,” in the United Kingdom, which received widespread acclaim. Songs like “Terera” and “Ndiwe” propelled him into the limelight and earned him a nomination at the Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television, Arts, and Sports Awards, celebrating black and ethnic talents in showbiz.
Relocating to the UK in 2003, Lamont Chitepo sharpened his songwriting and music production skills, eventually establishing his own record label, Mambo Music, granting him creative control over his music.
- “Ndiwe” (2010)
- “Invisible” (2014)
- “Maiwe” (2015)
- “Maoko Mudenga”
- “Maiwe” (featuring Kin)
- “Your Way” (featuring Nuzak)