9 September - Hip hop legend Mischif waslaid to rest in Zimbabwe
JOHANNESBURG - Mizchif Kwenda has been laid to rest.
A service was held in his honour on Sunday, September 7 at Nyaradzo funeral parlor in Harare.
On Monday a funeral procession left his home in Greendale, Harare, and buried him in the late afternoon at Warren Hills Cemetery.
Mizchif was one of a few Zimbabwean emcees to ever get signed by an international record company in the 90s. At some point during his stay in Sout Africa he was signed to Gallo Records. He worked with some of SA&39;s most recognizable hip-hop legends -- the likes of which included Sqatta Kamp and Khuli Chana.
His track "Wonderful World" spiked to the top, not only on the SA radio charts, but also on the charts back home in Zimbabwe. Before returning to SA, he worked with several artists and producers in his country. The likes of Dizzy Don, Black Bird, Take 5 and many others were part of several collaborations.
Currently a number of SA hip hop artists are putting together a tribute track in his memory.
The iconic musician, Mizchif, has been hailed for pioneering the local rap industry.
He collapsed on a bus on his way to Zimbabwe on Wednesday. It&39;s believed he was battling a long illness and died on Thursday at the age of 38.