By Yeukai Karengezeka
HARARE – Pint-sized gospel musician Sabastian Magacha has clinched a two-year endorsement deal with one of the leading clothing boutiques JinJam in the capital over the weekend.
The contract will see Magacha and his band being dressed by the JinJam for the next two years and the musician is elated by the development.
“I am so excited that l started my year on a good note. l feel honoured to be chosen amongst many other artistes to be their brand ambassador. It’s only because of God’s grace.
“I also want to appreciate my fans for the support they always give me, without it l would never have been this prominent,” he said.
Managing director of JanJam Fashions, Cynthia Sithole said they chose to work with Magacha because they felt he is an icon. The deal is worth US$15 000.
“We felt that Magacha is a great icon we can work with and our contract entails that he we will pay him US$15 000 in instalments.
“As JanJam we shall provide clothing items comprising a complete suit including belt, shoes,socks on a monthly basis. He was given US$7 500 on Saturday for this first year and the other half will be paid in February next year,” she said.
Sithole said they will also be organising some charity shows where Magacha will be performing.
“We shall be organising charity shows where Magacha will make appearances. The proceeds of the shows will be given to Adonaire Children’’s Home,” she said.
On another note, Magacha and Zora star Leonard Zhakata have a fresh single titled “Kwekuturira” formerly known as “Gomba Remarara” that has been converted into a worship song.
Magacha explained why he chose to sing with Zhakata adding he intends to release singles every month this year.
“I’m growing up in music and singing with Zhakata is a big step for me. His music has always inspired me from childhood. I value the content of his songs.
“This time l will be releasing singles every month and I am happy to feature on Zhakata’s “Kwekuturira” this month.” The Herald