By Paidashe Mandivengerei
Hip hop chanter, Kae Chaps’ emotional track, ‘Juzi’, Monday reached a milestone with 1,000,000 YouTube views. The single, which has an urban grooves feel thereto , was released two months ago and instantly went viral.
Upon its release, it captured the hearts of the many music lovers with Kae Chaps, real name Kudakwashe Chapepa’s display of emotion as he poured his heart into his ex-girlfriend in the black and white visuals. The track was produced by Y-Not Media’s DJ Futronic and the video was shot by Malvern Njewa and the name of the track, ‘Juzi’ is Shona for jersey.
‘Juzi’ may be a message from a heart broken man directed to an ex-lover whom he pleads with to gather her jersey from his place because the mere sight of it brings back memories of torment over the broken relationship.
The song is based on Kae Chaps real life story. After he suffered heartache from a five-month relationship with his ex-girlfriend who left her pink jersey at his place. Through ‘Juzi’, he captured the emotions and thoughts one goes through during a heartbreak.
To celebrate this achievement, the 24-year-old artiste wrote, “To everyone who streamed and streamed and vibed and cried and related to the song not forgetting my ex, I love you so very much and I am grateful.” Despite being in the music industry for almost seven years now, it was the track ‘Juzi’ that propelled him to fame.
Data source: Youtube and New Zimbabwe