Sunday 20th August 2017,
Soweto Gospel Fans

Jimmy Mulovhedzi

Jimmy Mulovhedzi was born and raised in Soweto South Africa; He is the son of Soweto Gospel Choir’s co-founder, the late David Mulovhedzi.

Jimmy started singing in his father’s church choir, the Holy Jerusalem Choir at an early age of 13. Under his father’s guidance, he became a well polished song writer, arranger, producer and choreographer.

He has collaborated with many artists and songwriters such as Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Benjamin Dube, the late American Gospel icon Rev. James Cleveland, The Mighty Clouds of Joy, to name just a few.
His talent and dedication to music was always noticed and appreciated by the choir’s executive producer and director, Beverly Bryer who also mentored him in entertainment management skills.

In 2005 Jimmy formed Memeza Africa, a musical project aimed at reducing the HIV/AIDS stigma. The project became a huge international success and has already toured Canada, Scotland and Austria.

After the passing of David Mulovhedzi in 2009, the Soweto Gospel Choir’s management decided to appoint Jimmy as their Company Manager and he is now following his father’s legacy.

Apart from music Jimmy is a qualified, I.T. administrator, Industrial Psychologist and a certified HIV/AIDS Counselor. He is also the director of Edzimkulu, a non-government organization which runs a successful AIDS project in South Africa. He is dedicated to making a change in his community.

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