Hare comes out of his cocoon . . . lawyer drops debut sungura album

After spending a number of years operating behind the scenes, music promoter and corporate lawyer Panganayi Hare has finally come out of his cocoon with a sungura album titled Mbuva Yehwiza.

With his stage name Mukoma Panga, Hare’s project is made up of six tracks: Panganayi, featuring Ethel Musunza, Zvibatwa, Mariah featuring Somandla Ndebele, Jojo naJojina, Zinonganonga and Mandiregerera.

To give value to his fans, Hare worked with talented guitarists and producers on the album. He worked with seasoned instrumentalists in the form of Matthew Perego on lead guitar, Innocent Mjintu on rhythm, Spencer Khumulani, Takauya Karikodzi on bass guitar and Obert Gomba on drums.

Hare also roped in the services of backing vocalist Musaope Nkoma and chanter Gift “Shiga Shiga” Katulika. Mbuva Yehwiza was co-produced by Bothwell Nyamhondera and Jabulani Ndlovu.
Hare said he composed some of the songs on the album 10 years ago.

Adding; he is not getting into the music for money or competition but for the passion and complementing others who are already in the industry. “My passion in music has kept driving me to release this album. In fact, I do music on a part time basis. I did the album Mbuva Yehwiza for fun,” he said.

Born in Rusape, Hare — who is also an accomplished farmer — said more albums are coming. “The response from the market is encouraging. I released the album to test the waters, now I can say more albums are coming,” the 48-year-old musician said.

Though most of his time is spent in the office, Hare contributed a lot to music industry through promoting musicians such as the late Beatar Mangethe, Tongai Moyo, Simon Chimbetu, Cephas Mashakada and Alick Macheso among others.
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he late Tongai Moyo would mention his name in some of his songs.
PANGANAYI HARE

My passion in music has kept driving me to release this album. In fact, I do music on a part time basis. I did the album Mbuva Yehwiza for fun.”‘‘

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