Known as the most celebrated Mbira goddess and queen , Chiwoniso Maraire the daughter of legend Dumisani changed the music game by fusing the traditional instrument with afro-beat with her hip hop group A Peace Of Ebony in early 90s.

Sister Chi as she was mostly called by her legion of fans , was born in the United States Of America in Olympia , Washington and came back to Zimbabwe to do her final high school years at Mutare
Girls High.

The songstress had to attend night classes at the University Of Zimbabwe for her tertiary education because of her tight schedule as a musician , band member and doing movies whilst she was a teenager around 1994.

Chiwoniso who played Mbira called NyungaNyunga got the baton stick from her father Dumisami Maraire who was the master of Marimba and mbira 1-15 notations.Her other siblings are also performers in North America.

The Wandirasa hit maker was part of Andy Brown’s The Storm and besides making great music , they also made beautiful 2 girls Chengeto and Chiedza whilst married and her kids followed into her footsteps of playing the magical instrument Mbira.

In 2013 , she was promoted to glory and went to be with the Lord.She had many international awards and accolades for her work , role in the music sector and the impact she had in paving the way for many afro-rappers and culture music.

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