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Top 6 Things You Might Not Know About Fantan

Fantan is a talented music producer, DJ, and manager at Chill Spot Records which is arguably the biggest Zimdancehall production house in Zimbabwe so far. For Zim dance-hall lovers, here are some of the things of you might not know about your favorite Dj and producer below…


1. Fantan was born Arnold Kamudyariwa on 17 March 1987. He has 4 brothers of which one is late and a sister who is based in South Africa.

2. He attended Gwinyai Primary School. He also attended George Stark High School in Mbare, Harare  and Harare High School

3. Fantan founded Chill Spot Records with his fellows Levelz (real name Rodger Tafadzwa Kadzimwe) and Dj Rhibhe in the Mbare township of Harare in 2011.

4. Arnold has worked with some of the best musicians in the Zimdancehall genre. These include Tocky Vibes, Soul Jah Luv, Bounty Lisa, Seh Calaz and Killer T.

5. He has also nurtured young and upcoming musicians who have made an impact in the music industry. These include the likes of Rebel is now a household name in the Zimdancehall genre.

6. Fantan worked as manager for a young Zimdancehall chanter Ras Pompy. Under his guidance, Ras Pompy was nominated for the 2014 best Zimdancehall youngster. He was also awarded a full scholarship to further his education at Borrowdale Brooke Academy in Harare.

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