About Queen Mashie
Tatenda Sandra Mashiringo a.k.a Queen Mashie a Geneva-France based Zimbabwean best
Mbira players and song stress. Born and bred in Zimbabwe. She started singing at the tender
age of 4 and professionally from 2000 when she joined Andy Brown as a back up vocalist.
She later decided to go solo and joined the Vintage Band with the veteran guitarist Mudhara
Timi Makaya where she was a lead singer. She recorded her 1st album entitled Higher
Heights in 2006 before she moved to Nairobi, Kenya.
In 2006 she moved to Nairobi to pursue her musical career. She worked with Nyota Safi Band and later joined The Tutu Band as a lead vocalist. She was signed with Sound Africa and recorded her 2nd album Kare Kare (long time ago) 2008. She did collaborations with different artists from Zimbabwe and Kenya and produce her 2nd album CD/DVD Queen Mashie Collaboration 2009. On this album the song Ulikuwa wapi she collaborated with ‘MITI’ of Mashifta hit the number 1 charts on Nation TV In 2011, she recorded her 3rd album Mbijana Mbijana which also got the hit song Ndodzungaira. She recorded a single track Godo which is on her new album Time which was launched in Harare in April 2015.
Queen Mashie also performed at the Sauti Za Busara Festival 2008 with Afrodynamics, a composite of various musicians from different parts of the world (France, Mozambique, Senegal, Austria and Zimbabwe) . HIFA 2014, Blankets and wine, Women in Jazz, Thurs Night Choices, October women Festival where she did a collaboration song with Mia Von Lekow, Nyota Ndogo, Suzanna Owiyo, Monique Kabuye and Susan Gogo. She also did Chitenge and Wine Lusaka Zambia in April 2015, Afrosonido Manchester UK August 2014, Etcetera Brussels June 2015 and many more.
Queen Mashie is the kind of musician whom if you are a fun of Angelique Kidjo, Brenda Fassie, Mirriam Makeba and Zimbabwe’s Chiwoniso you would feel the power of the same rhythm and act! Her musical arrangement and live act will just leave you craving for more!!! Representing her country and continent, she is one of the most respected female African musician in Africa and Europe. Breaking it in Berlin, Geneva, Netherlands, UK, France, Oslo and East and Southern African continent. Her simple words are “Sky is My Limit”!
MUSIC SPEAKS THROUGH ME!