LOCAL hip-hop artist Elvis “Ma Eli” Ndhlovu has released an 18 track debut album, which has already hit the airwaves.
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The album titled NMV (Nikitan with a vision) Volume 1 was produced in Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Ndhlovu said the album is all about giving back to his home area of Nikita in Mwenezi district and the life struggles he went through being raised by a single mother.
The album carries tracks such as Hustle hard, Son of God, Xenophobia and Highlander, dedicated to Highlanders Football Club.
“In some tracks like Son of God, I appear violent, but I will be just expressing the anger I had growing up in a difficult situation and family,” he said.
Ndhlovu has featured on ZBC-TV show Zim Hip-hop Report, were he showcased his album, which has received airplay on TUT FM a community radio station in Soshanguve, Pretoria, South Africa.
“I really appreciate the support I am getting from South Africa, Bulawayo and Harare. My fans and family are a pillar of strength,” he said.
The Mwenezi-born Ndhlovu did secondary education at Nikita High School and nurtured his talent over the past years.