FREEMAN HKD BOSS OF DANGERZONE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY.

The Zimbabwean star and optimist ,Emergy Slyvesta Chizanga (Freeman) was born on the 22nd of June in 1988 in Bindura as a last born in a family of 6. Freeman attended Primary school at Nyarukunda, pursued his education further and completed his Ordinary level at Chipadze high School. His Musical journey started in school where he was part of the choir. However, he did not take it seriously then as this was just an extra mural activity to pass time. little did he know it was going to define his destiny. He only realized his talent when he recorded his first track “Unondipa Rudo”.

As a keen soccer player with considerable talent in the sport, his focus was more on the game of which he was then selected to play for his senior soccer team in high school at a very tender age which is where the nick name “Freeman” came from. His passion and skill in soccer saw him playing for Mwana Africa in Zimbabwe’s first division league at the time. Seeing that soccer was not giving him the desired return on investment due to poor funding in the sport at the time, He moved to Harare to stay with his brother. Since he had a passion for music, eventually he recorded his first track in November 2009 which was produced by Isaac Jack aka WeMaNuff Nhubu. Inspired by Trinta and Decibel, he continued to record more tracks as an underground artist recorded Unondipa Rudo,Ellen,Mapatya,Mhuka nhatu,Murondatsimba,Handichakuda and Ndoda.

 

His biggest break came with the release of his track “Joina City” which was inspired by a place called Joina City in Dubai. This song became an anthem, playing in every emergency taxi, on the radio and every party in the city. He met Dj Staera in 2010 and was introduced to Hillary Mutake the CEO and Founder of Punchline Entertainment after which he started doing public perfomances, the first one being in December at a high school in Banket. From then, he continued to play in several places and people showed appreciation and love for his music. In 2011 he released his first album titled “Tapinda MuStaera” which was a compilation of some of his singles at that time which included Joina City and Tapinda Mustaera among others. His musical rise continued and he has also collaborated with many top artists in the country. Freeman has also shared the stage with International Dancehall music heavy weights such as Movado and Capleton with whom he also performed in Cape Town. To date he has recorded 9 studio albums namely Tapinda Mustaera, Last Man Standing, Vabeliver , New Chapta, Varidzi Vezvinhu , Mangoma Ihobho, Top Stricker Mukuru WeKambani and soon to be released Gango Auguust 2019 . Doctor has successfully blown the speakers with songs like Zvakaipa Itai Ndisiye, Zvemufirimu, ndezveduwo with collabos like vuka vuka etc .

The humble chanter, Freeman also has love for his family, fans and friends. He has a passion for giving and helping the community. So far, he has had shows in China of which he was the first Zim Dancehall artiste to perform there, Canada, England ,Australia, South Africa, Botswana and Mozambique. His best album to date is Mangoma ihobho which saw almost every song become a hit and has been followed with a DVD album. His musical tide has continued to rise and he is now considered among the hottest property in the Zimbabwean Dancehall music scene.This is evidenced by his collaboration with famed Jamaican Artist Antony-B on Time to get Rich. His following has grown and is now competing against some of the nation’s seasoned veterans. Freeman belongs to a musical Family called “Dangerzone” aka HKD which includes artists Maggikal, Tetlaz, Da-Ruler, Delroy,Kemikal, Crystal , Viviuun and Black Warrior.

Freeman feels he has not yet reached his full potential as qouted when he was interviewed, “Success is not a destination, but the road on which you are walking. Being successful means you are walking your walk everyday and you never get tired of working.” Noticing how he worked for a breakthrough in his life, He advises ghetto youths, and has often said, “Do not go where the path may lead, instead , go where there is no path and leave a trail.” He is a real ghetto icon. Earlier on ,He signed a lucrative endorsement with Raffles clothing where he was appointed to be the brand ambassador. In a press statement Freeman issued ,”This is the beginning of a greater future, the rise of Freeman, the beginning of better days” He further exclaims, “I WILL NOT WATCH THE CLOCK, I WILL DO WHAT IT DOES I WILL KEEP GOING”.

Mukuru Wekambani, a 12 song album was released on 25 May 2018 marks the 3rd project with the band.  

Mangoma ihobho, a fourteen song album was released on July , 2016 marks the first produced project with the band  
Top Striker is a 2017 16 track offering which came out on the Dancehall Doctor’s birthday .