Born 1986, Kudakwashe Chimba a.k.a 'Kudaman' is from Mutoko, Nyamuzuwe in Mashonaland, East province of Zimbabwe.
Kudaman started writing songs in 2001 in the form of Zimdancehall Reggae and his first recording was done in 2007 at Chinhoyi under Tipe Productions. His music ranges from anti-drugs, love, social teachings to gospel preachings in Rasta style.
Dancehall music is in general the common Zimbabwean style of music which has taken over the music industry by storm, inspired by Jamaican original reggae music by the likes of the great legends like Bob Marley who was invited to perform in 1980 after the liberation, Peter Tosh and many more.
Whereas Bob Marley and Peter Tosh are commonly typified as Roots Reggae artists, Dancehall is the more light footed, danceable branch from the tree of Reggae.
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Kudaman is currently based in South Africa where he is performing live with Reggae artists. His music is mostly written and recorded in his mother tongue Shona. He is a humble artist with an unbelievable stage performance.
Kudaman and his production crew know their business. They have encompassed the original Jamaican Dancehall rhythms and sounds, in particular the bass & drum sound - the heart of Reggae music - and blended it with African flavours.
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Kudaman's music is permanently featured on UbuntuFM Africa and Reggae radio channels. Enjoy!