Challo keeps it real on third album

Former Ongoro Nomundu lead singer Omukapere Nderura, popularly known as Challo, is launching his third solo album tonight at The Office in Katutura.

28 June 2019 | Art and Entertainment

It is never an easy thing to elevate yourself beyond your own expectations, and to fully take charge of your career is a whole different story. Challo is one great example of this; having dropped two solo albums in the last three years pretty much justifies his grip on the game.

Challo maintains that right now he is one not to be overlooked, or underestimated.

Challo shared that the title of his new album is Owami Challo, which means I am still Challo.

He mentioned that the album has 11 songs and was produced by Mo Fire Blenge. “I am grateful to Mo Fire Blenge for having produced the majority of this album but more than that for believing in me and motivating me to get back in the music industry as a solo artist,” said Challo.

Describing the sonic direction he took on the album, Challo said he was not afraid to fuse different styles with Oviritje. “Oviritje as a genre has grown over the years and as a result it has produced sub-genres, and on this album I was not scared to tap into new sounds. “I have recorded a classic Oviritje album. I cannot wait for people to hear it,” he said.

He announced that he will also be having album launches at Walvis Bay and Opuwo later in the year. His aim is to spread the music as much as he can. “Like I said Oviritje has grown over the years. I am at a point where I am no longer making music for a certain group of people, my music is universal,” he said.



MICHAEL KAYUNDE

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