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Joe Shirimani na Vana Va Ndonda

Joe Shirimani na Vana Va Ndonda - BananaFresh Shaangan traditional, electro and Disco, from the undisputed king of modern Xitsonga music. This album was carefully and cleverly crafted, composed and produced to cater for a broad market base of both young and old.

After a long break from the music business (while focusing on Sangoma studies) Joe Shirimani has proved that he is still the undisputed king of Xitsonga music as both a producer and a recording artist.

2011 has marked a big year for Joe Shirimani. He has this year reopened his recording studio, and released a classic award winning album “Joe Shirimani na Bangoni Bandawu” [nominated for the “Best Xitsonga Album” category (2011 SATMA AWARDS); winning an award for the “Best Xitsonga Disco” Album, and another for “Best Producer” at the M.L.fm Awards].

Joe Shirimani, together with his protégé Prince Rhangani, also discovered and produced an award the award winning “Best Xitsonga Male artist” of 2011 – Benny Mayengani (Tiba Ben)

After huge success on the albums released early this year, and market pressure for more of their kind, Joe Shirimani together with Prince Rhangani, Benny Mayengani and his younger Brother and Sister took time from their busy schedule to work on this new project.