Mr Bow

Mr Bow: Zimbabwean Musician and Celebrity

Early Life and Career

  • Born: May 19, 1983, in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Real Name: Tendai Marukutira
  • Musical Style: Afrobeat, Chimurenga, Dancehall, Pop

Early Life

Tendai Marukutira, professionally known as Mr Bow, was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe. He developed a passion for music at a young age and began performing in local talent shows. After graduating from high school in 2002, he decided to pursue a career in music full-time.

Music Career

In the early 2000s, Mr Bow released his first album, "Bhora Mberi," and quickly gained popularity in Zimbabwe. He became known for his energetic performances and unique blend of Afrobeat, Chimurenga, Dancehall, and Pop music. Over the years, he released several hit songs, including "Hatidi Hondo," "Ndomusiya Nani," "Ndaremerwa," and "Tiri Kudira."

Rise to Stardom

In 2015, Mr Bow's career reached new heights when he released the song "Shinga." The song became a massive hit in Zimbabwe and across Africa, propelling him to international fame. He subsequently toured internationally, performing in countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States, and South Africa.


Mr Bow has collaborated with numerous local and international artists, including Winky D, Jah Prayzah, Ammara Brown, Lady Squanda, and Sean Paul. These collaborations have further solidified his status as one of the most successful musicians in Zimbabwe.

Awards and Achievements

Throughout his career, Mr Bow has received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the Zimbabwean music industry. Some of his notable achievements include:

  • Multiple Zimbabwe Music Awards (ZIMAS) for Best Male Artist, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year
  • National Arts Merit Awards (NAMAs) for Outstanding Male Musician
  • MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) nomination for Best Male Artist
  • AFRIMA Awards nomination for Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

Business Ventures

In addition to his music career, Mr Bow is also a successful businessman. He owns several businesses, including a clothing line, a recording studio, and a restaurant. He is also actively involved in philanthropic work, supporting various charitable organizations in Zimbabwe.

Personal Life

Mr Bow is married to Dube, a former Miss Zimbabwe. The couple has two children together. He is known for his humble and down-to-earth personality, which has endeared him to fans across the world.


Mr Bow is one of the most celebrated musicians in Zimbabwe and Africa. His unique blend of musical styles, energetic performances, and positive message have made him an inspiration to many. With his continued success, he continues to represent Zimbabwean music on the international stage.

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