Local gospel artist dies at 33
17 Jan 2017 19:10pm
WINDHOEK, 17 JAN (NAMPA) Gospel artist, Charles Nguvenjengua Zambuee, better known as Charlz, died on Monday.
He was 33.
A media statement issued by his manager and producer, Shadreck Nyaungwa on Tuesday, said Zambuee died in the Katutura State Hospital after a short illness.
The founder of Charlz Muzik Records produced four albums between 2009 and 2015 and was a nominee in the Best Gospel Artist category at the 2012 Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMA).
A memorial will be held at the Namibia Pentecostal Assembly in Joseph Vambo Street, Windhoek on Thursday from 17h30.
He will be laid to rest in Okahandja on Saturday.
Nyaungwa said the memorial service will be celebratory.
Yvonne Hangara, D-Naff, Ruppa and The Head are expected among the 15 artists who will pay their last respects through musical performances at the memorial.
Hangara told Nampa Zambuees sudden death sent shockwaves through the local music community.
His music revived many who were touched by his ministries and testimonies, she said.