Wenyika who drew inspiration from her mother, started singing in the 2000s and was a benefactor of the 75% local content prescribed by the then Information Minister, Prof . Jonathan Moyo, is now back at it with a new 10-tracked album, which will be unveiled at a launch at Alliance Francaise tonight. The album is titled “Metamorphosis” which refers to transformation and Plaxedes said it was inspired by her life. When the singer was asked about her upcoming album she had this to say,
“I was just at a crazy stage in my life and I wanted to create something funny. In science, metamorphosis is a stage when a larva transforms into a butterfly. I decided to give my album that name because it is showing transformation from a young Plaxedes to a mature one,” she said. Two singles of hers are already out and are doing very well on radio.
“Of course my music is soulful, but I have made it fresh and urban so it now has elements of contemporary Afrobeat,” said Plaxedes. She worked with different music producers on the album and she is happy with the results. We have so many talented music producers in the country and I wanted to work with a number of them. I am excited to give my fans this new release. I know they are going to love it,” she said.
To date, Wenyika has released albums “Tisaparadzane”, “Kamhanzi”, “Sentiments”, “Full Circle” and “Brighter Day”. The singer is optimistic that the new project will help her reunite with her fans and bring back sweet memories when she performed before lovers.
“I have done a few shows in the past months, but I am looking forward to doing more performances. People have been asking for my music and I am bringing them more soothing love tunes,” she said.