Well who doesn’t know Trevor Dongo? but for the benefit of those who do not know him…. Trevor Dongo is an RnB artiste who has been on the musical circles for quite some time…releasing hits after hits,he has managed to create a name that is respect in the musical industry .
Despite his vocal prowess, Trevor Dongo is also one of the best vocal trainers that Zimbabwe has at the moment.Celebrity check reporter Tanaka got the opportunity to have a mini chat with the star….
Who is Trevor Dongo?
I’m a down to earth musician who grew up in Highfield , Harare…I grew up with my grand mother after my parents separated..I’m the only boy in a family of 6…that means i have 5 beautiful sisters.
How did you become a musician?
It just started off as a hobby.At school i used to write songs and record demos and the passion kept growing.
Are there any new projects that you are working on right now?
I’m marketing my current album which i released end of last year ….he album is called TWO STEPS TO GO produced mixed and mastered by Macdonald “Macdee” Chidavaenzi Producer and CEO of Eternity Productions.
At some point….you were doing gospel music…can you tell us more about that?
I still do gospel , ITS A 10% that i give to my GOD each time i record an album…after the Kana musipo song i re recorded a song for Christ embassy originally done by Sinach titled ”You do mighty things” then after that i recorded another gospel track titled “No Limits” taken off my album FIRST VERSE A 2012 production which carries the hit song NDASHAMISIKA.
Gospel music needs calling and me as a believer i believe that you don’t just wake up one day and become a gospel artiste , theres a reason why GOD gave me this position and type of music… my songs are educative as well , thats why even in the Holy Bible you find SONGS OF SOLOMON …. so this is also a gospel that i am preaching.
There is a stereotype that male singers a promiscuous ….what do you think is the reason that has kept you faithful to your loved one?
My relationship with God.
In the event that you retire from the musical industry …..which young artiste do you think will patch up your gap?
Unfortunately my shoes are too Big to fill……… there can only be one TREVOR DONGO….Yes of course new artistes come but they respect this brand…i love grooming upcoming artistes so that they become themselves not fall under some other artist’s shadow.
Can you give a general comment on the musical industry in Zimbabwe.
I can safely say it has grown as compared to 5 Years back ….i am happy that even the corporate world are also investing into music e.g endorsing artistes etc…
Any plans for 2015?
2015 TREVOR DONGO is full of surprises , just keep your ears and eyes open!!!