Peter Moyo Biography | Age, Education, Music Career, Albums, Controversies, Love Life
Peter “Dhewa” Moyo, is a talented Zimbabwean musician. He is the son of the late Tongai Moyo, a renowned legendary musician. Despite the challenges, Peter has managed to uphold his father’s musical legacy, releasing his own music and leading the Utakataka Express band.
Peter “Dhewa” Moyo, the talented Zimbabwean musician, was born on May 8, 1988. As of 2023, he is 35 years old.
Peter Moyo completed his primary education at Kwekwe Primary School and continued his secondary education at Chaplin High School.
Peter Moyo, known as the “Young Igwe,” is the son of the legendary artist Tongai Moyo. After his father’s passing, Peter took over the Utakataka Express band. Initially criticized for his vocals, he improved under the guidance of gospel singer Charles Charamba.
Peter rose to prominence, performing alongside renowned Zimbabwean musicians like Oliver Mtukudzi and Alick Macheso. In June 2013, he released his debut album, “Mushonga Mukuru,” which gained significant attention and was auctioned for US$5000 during its launch.
- Band Member Departures: Key band members left Utakataka Express in 2013, forcing Peter to rebuild the band.
- Band Accident: The band was involved in an accident, raising concerns about its future.
- Family Controversy: Peter publicly denounced his stepmother during an album launch.
- Professional Conduct: Reports of Peter’s behavior causing frustration among promoters and fans.
- Clashes with Other Artists: Peter had disagreements with fellow musician Beverly Sibanda.
- Denouncing Father’s Friends: Peter’s statements about his late father’s friends caused division within the music community.
- Mushonga Mukuru (2013)
- Mopao Mokonzi (2017)
Controversial Love Life
In 2020, Peter Moyo paid lobola (bride price) for his fiancée, Caroline Makamache, ending his bachelorhood. Makamache, based in Texas, USA, is the founder of Rutendo Hope Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on empowering underprivileged individuals, especially women.