David Chifunyise

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David Chifunyise, also known as D-va, a nickname he was given as a teen, is a Zimbabwean urban grooves musician and songwriter. David is one of the pioneers of the Urban Grooves genre of music in Zimbabwe. He released his debut song, Tauya Naye in 1999 on the collaboration album The Future, produced by Shamiso Records. This was followed by his first album by the same title, with tracks such as hapana chakaipa and the remix to tauyanaye receiving substantial airplay on radio stations as well as on net music channel, Channel O.

In 2002, David self-produced his second album titled The Private Collection with hit songs including Sarudzai. In 2004, David released his third album titled Zvandiri or As I Am which he describes as the most revealing album that he has produced to date. In 2010, he launched a limited edition album titled “Classics Volume 1” which is essentially a collection of his hit songs since the launch of his music career.

David is the composer and singer of the intro to the popular Zimbabwean TV show studio 263 shown on ZBC (Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation) and Obe tv (Sky channel 223).

David is also a software developer and is Microsoft Certified. He has established his own software development company called Cybercard Trading P/L based in Zimbabwe.



  • "Tauyanaye" (Nemagumbezi) (2001)
  • "Tauyanaye (remix)" (2001)
  • "Hapana Chakaipa" (2001)
  • "Sarudzai" (2003)
  • "Beautiful eyes" (2004)


  • Tauyanaye (2001)
  • Private Collection (2003)
  • Zvandiri (2004)
  • Classics Vol 1 (2010)
  • Art (2011)

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