Tocky Vibes Biography | Real Name, Age, Early Life, Education, Music Career, Wife And Children
Tocky Vibes is a Zimbabwean musician and songwriter known for his unique blend of Afro-pop, reggae, and dancehall music. Born in 1993 in Harare, Tocky Vibes rose to fame in 2013 with his hit song “Tocky Aenda Nenyika,” which quickly became an anthem in Zimbabwe. His music is characterized by thought-provoking lyrics that touch on social and political issues, as well as catchy rhythms and energetic performances. Over the years, Tocky Vibes has released several albums and collaborated with other artists, cementing his place as one of Zimbabwe’s most popular musicians.
Real Name and Age
Tocky Vibes was born Obey Makamure in Harare. The musician was born on 29 November 1993, which makes him 29 years old currently.
Early Life and Education
Tocky Vibes was born in Rugare Suburb, Harare. Winky D, a famous Zimdancehall artist, discovered him and recorded his early music. Tocky’s parents worried that music would affect his studies, so they moved him to their rural home in Chivi Masvingo Province. Later, he moved to their farm in Rusape outside of Mutare. Local artist Emmanuel “Guspy Warrior mafia19” Manyeruke helped him continue his career. Tocky Vibes often visited Harare to record music until he decided to live there permanently.
In 2015, Tocky Vibes made an album called Toti Toti. The album used real instruments. He won awards at the Zimdancehall Awards in 2015 for his songs Tocky Aenda Nenyika and Mhai. After that, he became well-known and is now one of Zimbabwe’s most talented artists because of his lyrics that have a strong message. Tocky Vibes has also released popular songs like Chamakuvangu, Kendura, and Faith.
Over the years, Tocky Vibes has become one of the top Zimdancehall artists. He has received many awards for his music and has made successful albums such as Chamakuvangu, Pesenari, Dhongi Newaya, Ngoma Kurira, Long Live Chama, and Chicken and Chama, which is his latest.
In 2020, a man named John Vashico appeared in Glendale, claiming to be the father of Tocky Vibes, a musician. Vashico said that he had abandoned Tocky and his 10 other children. However, Tocky Vibes dismissed these claims by showing pictures of his real father, who lives in South Africa.
Tocky Vibes released Wakatemba alongside ExQ in 2020, but after some disputes, Youtube had to take the video down. The song however was later put back on the Channel and the artist settled their disputes.
Wife and Children
Tocky Vibes is married, and together with his wife, they have a baby. When Tocky wanted to name his son Chamakuvangu, the nurses at the hospital protested. They suggested the name Obey Junior Makamure instead, and Tocky agreed. Later, Tocky Vibes released a song called Zvitori Nani. He wrote this song after his pregnant wife and manager were tear-gassed by the police during a protest against the Covid-19 lockdown. The song is about how police treat people badly. Tocky said that the tear gas made his wife sick.