Of Chido A Love Story Lyrics And Translation

MADE IN ZWE presents Chido… a love story by Munashe. This debut single was launched on Valentine ’s Day 2020 and it’s just about to get 100K views on YouTube and show it some endless love.

Tinaye Wayne Chiketa as Munashe with Tendai Chitima as Netsai, Melinda Shumba as Chido, Kudzai Chinyemba as Godhi and Amayah Kupaza as Amaya

I am in love with storytelling in this song and you do not need to understand the lyrics to see what’s unfolding in this familiar love story of how sometimes you already have what you are searching for right in front of you, even though you may have to travel a long way out of your way to find home is the place you left behind… All things in their own time.

This African Folktale fuses poetic rap with a catchy beat and hook and the rustic visuals of Domboshava Zimbabwe into one almost tangled love story.

Also the opening scene is cuteness overloaded, Once Upon A Time… Chido

[Verse 1: Munashe]
Paive nemusikana ainzi Chido
There was a girl called Chido
Runako rwake rwaive chipo
Her beauty was a gift
Moyo wake ndakati ndipo, Akati bodo
Her heart I said give to me, she said nope
Ndakati ndoda kudhigidha ka, Paka nyurwa nevamwe apo
I said want to swim, there where others have drowned
Ndakati ndoda kudeleter ka, Pakanyorwa nevamwe apo
I want delete that which others have written
Maybe its Maybeline, Or I may be lean
Or its all just make belief, From her book I’ma take a leaf
For the heart I’ll become a thief, Haiwa ndoba, ndoba ini

[Chorus: John Falsetto]
Oh-oh-oo-oh-oh-oh; Eh
Oo-oh-oh-oh-oh-oo-oh-oh; Eh
Oh-oh-oo-oh-oh-oh
Oo-oh-oh-oh-oh-oo-oh-oh; Eh-
Oh-oh-oo-oh-oh-oh
Oo-oh-oh-oh-oh-oo-oh-oh x2

[Verse 2: Munashe]
Ndakaona Chido pamugodhi, Ana Godhi
I saw Chido at the well with Goddy
But Godhi anemahobi, Ko nhaiwe Chido hausvodi?
But Goddy has overgrown brows, Chido aren’t you ashamed?
Moyo wangu wakati maya uchida mfesi anenge bveni
My heart says nope how can you love a guy who’s like an ape
Kwete mfesi akaita seni?
And not a guy like me?
Ndakashaya kana hope kurara, Ndichishaya kana nguva kufara
I lost sleep, had no time to be happy
Ndichifunga kuti shuwa ndatoshaya mukana uh-uh
Thinking how I had lost out
Hazvingapere zvakadai
It cant end like this
Ndakaenda ndakatsvaga Netsai, mfesi wangu Netsai
I went and looked for Netsai, my friend Netsai
Ane hanzvadzi ineziso rainetsa, ainzi Itai
Who had a sibling with a roving eye called Itai
Ndakati ndibatsirewo sha Netsai
I said help me out Netsai

[Chorus: John Falsetto]
Matishanyira pano
You have visited us here
Oh-oh-oo-oh-oh-oh – imi
Matishanyira pano
You have visited us here
Oo-oh-oh-oh-oh-oo-oh-oh x2
Murikuda kuti titandare
You want us to chill
Oh-oh-oo-oh-oh-oh – imi

[Verse 3: Munashe]
Takasangana masikati
We met in the afternoon
Tiri pasi pemuti wemuzhanje
Beneath the Muzhanje Tree
Akati hapana chinenge shanje
She said there’s nothing like jealousy
Iwe neni ngatinyepere kupfimbana
You and me lets pretend to be courting
Tichidanana
and dating
Achaona une rudo rwakanaka
She will see you have good loving
Saka nguva yakapfura zvichispaka
Time passed while we had fun
Zvichifaya
It was lit
Ndakugaya
Got me thinking it
Pamwe ndakakanya pakusarudza apa
Maybe I made a mess in the choosing
Rudo rwemoyo wangu rwaive pamberi pechiso changu
The love of my life was right in front of me
Moyo wangu wakango sekerera
My heart smiled
Pfungwa ndobva dzatenderera
My thoughts spun around
Dzatenderera x2
Round and round

[Chorus: John Falsetto]
Matishanyira pano
You have visited us here
Oh-oh-oo-oh-oh-oh – imi
Matishanyira pano
You have visited us here
Oo-oh-oh-oh-oh-oo-oh-oh x2
Murikuda kuti titandare
You want us to chill
Oh-oh-oo-oh-oh-oh – imi

[Verse 4: Munashe]
Rume rinonyenga rinosimudza musoro
A man who courts is steadfast
Ndakabva ndataura mashoko epamoyo
I told her the words from my heart
Akati Munashe
She said Munashe
Ndakati Netsai
I said Netsai
Akati kukura kwedu kwatakaita tiri tese
She said we grew up together
Panguva yose iyoyi
All this time
Moyo wangu wakatotora
My heart you had already taken
Ende ndaingo shuwira
And all this time I have hoping
Pamwe ndichito yuwira
sometimes I was even yearning
Kuti nerimwe zuva – nerimwe zuva
That one day – one day
Asi chimwe nechimwe chinenguva yacho
But there is a time for everything
Zuva iroro handimbofe ndakarikanganwa
This day till the day I die I will never forget
Kana nguva ipapo yakambomira
Even time that time stood still
Rudo rwaive mumhepo tese tichingo zhinyura
Love was in the air and we were smiling
Ndakamumbundira x2
I hugged her…


Melinda Shumba as Chido
Tinaye Wayne Chiketa as Munashe
Tendai Chitima as Netsai

WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY Munashe Chirisa FEATURING John Falsetto PRODUCED BY Tendai Mucheri MASTERED BY Phillip Sampson DIRECTED BY Tavonga Gozo DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY Andy Cutta GAFFER Blessing Mangwiro GRIP Tafadza Ajimike MAKE UP BY Melisa Mkhalani LOVE TO Alan Sampson, Munashe Jokomo and Old Trafford, Domboshava, Zimbabwe EDITED BY Mudiwa Dzino ARTWORK BY Brendon Rangawani & Kuda Ruzane PRESS AND PR Kevin Mwenye CREATIVE DIRECTORS Kuda Ruzane, Munashe Chirisa & Tendai Mucheri MANAGED & EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY MADE IN ZWE © 2020

10 Comments

    1. It’s a breath of fresh air, it really does the things a music video is supposed to do, make you fully appreciate the story unfolding
      ~B

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    1. I find this video such a breath of fresh air ^_^ in a world where music videos are all about looking trendy trendy and showing off well executed dance routines.
      This is a visual story,the words are a bonus indeed
      ~B

      Like

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