Shingisai Suluma (born 1971) is a Zimbabwean Christian singer, precisely from Harare. She is a songwriter and worship leader for years. She is known to deliver the type of music that glorifies God and uplifts the Spirit. Find our more about her here.
Biography of Shingisai Suluma
Shingisai Suluma was born into the family of Mr. Christopher and Mrs. Dorcas Chadoka in 1971. Shingisai’s father and mother were all musicians at their local church, this helped lured her into doing music. Together with her sister, they were pushed into music from an early age; even without having the passion.
At age seven, she performed at the national conference of her local church, and when she was age 17, she was appointed the head of choir at her church Braeside assembly of Zimbabwe Assemblies of God Africa.
In 1995, her first debut album was produced, as we speak, she has a total of 9 albums. Aside doing music, Suluma is a still life and textile artist. She enjoys teaching and has spent years teaching in high schools around Harare, Zimbabwe.
Shingisai Suluma Husband
She is happily married to Pastor Stephen Suluma, and together, they have been blessed with two daughters, Tashinga and Tiara.
Shingisai went to Chembira and Kudakwashe primary schools in Glen Norah, and later to Nettleton Junior School in Braeside. She finished her O-level education at Hatfield Girls High School and furthered her A-Level studies at Oriel Girls School.
She relocated to UK to study art at Wimbledon, England, before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in textile and design at Surrey University. After her studies, she returned back to Zimbabwe, then she worked for a couple of years as an art teacher at Oriel Girls School, Alan Wilson Boys School, and Eaglesvale Secondary School.
It was within that period that Shingisai rose to fame as one of the voice in gospel music in Zimbabwe. She wrote and released several albums.
She studied English as a second language before relocating to China to teach the language. She later moved to the United States for further studies, and in 2015 she graduated with a Master of Arts in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
- National Arts Merit Awards – Outstanding Song – Nanhasi
- Zimbabwe Music Awards (3 times) Best Female Gospel
- 1995 – Zvanaka
- 1998 – Huyai Ishe Jesu
- 2000 – Mumaoko
- 2002 – Nokuti Wakanaka
- 2004 – Fara Zvakadaro
- 2005 – Tatenda Taona
- 2007 – Maitiro Enyu
- 2009 – Ndewake
- 2013 – Rwendo
- 2016 – Masuwo
- 2016 – O Holy Night-Usiku Hutsvene
- 2017 – Pano Patasvika
Shingisai Suluma – Maitiro Enyu
Source: Gospel Media glo