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Who is Roki


Born in 1985 Madagascar as Rochford Josphat , he is one of the best Urban groove artists to have come out of Zimbabwe. He made his debut song Seiko in 2001 featuring Leonard Mapfumo.

He is the proud holder of the “most Promising Artist for 2003” through the prestigious National Arts Merit Awards of Zimbabwe(NAMA), Roki has made a name for himself as a gifted songwriter and exceptional performer.

His album which carried the undying hit “Chidzoka” won best video of the year and song of the year in 2007.

In 2012, Roki participated in the Big brother show, he was tipped to win, but was disqualified after an altercation with fellow Zimbabwean house mate Maneta. Despite this, Roki rose to national and regional fame.The urban grooves star has apparently fathered at least five children with different women, he dropped out of school at about age 15. Roki’s songs centre on the themes of love, death, life and the clash of Western and African culture.

Roki has resurfaced again in this year 2021 after being signed with Passion Java records where he released his two songs which are currently trending.