BULAWAYO musician Pearson Gurajena, aka I am Pearson, is making waves on the Zambia airwaves with his recently released solo single duped Party Fever.
The single is currently enjoying airplay on Flava FM, one of Zambia’s biggest private radio stations.
In an interview with Southern Eye Lifestyle Gurajena’s promoter Naboth Rizla, the founder of Da Grave Vine (DGV) confirmed Party Fever was rocking the airwaves in Zambia after he sent copies to that country’s radio stations.
“The release is the first solo effort by I am Pearson. He sent me his song and I sent it to Flava FM because I believe it is a good track. The is to build up confidence in these upcoming artistes. When their music is played on international radio stations they gain confidence and as a result take themselves seriously,” said Rizla.
Party Fever was recorded at Hardroom 92 Studios in Bulawayo. The track features Thamsanqa Sibanda, aka Yung Tyran, an upcoming artiste.
Gurajena’s started producing music and performing in local bars such as Paparazzi in 2009. He is the founder of hip hop group Angels Kingdom Music Gang which released a 16 track mix-tape called “The Come Up”.
I am told Southern Eye Lifestyle he is inspired by the late Tupac Shakur, an influential American pop star and actor.
He has performed at rap battles organised by Da Grape vine. He has promoted his latest single Party Jam at a beat boxing show held at a local pub which featured Underkontro a France based World beat boxing Champion group of 2009.
Gurajena also performed at the World Music day concert organised by Alliance Francaisse de Bulawayo on June 21.