Nhekwe - Andy Muridzo (Official Video)
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Andy Muridzo: Nhekwe - Andy Muridzo (Official Video)


Published on: Sunday, November 1, 2020

Nhekwe - Andy Muridzo (Official Video)

Nhekwe is a traditional small container made from the uppermost part of a cow horn used to store a brownish powder called bute which is inhaled by those who are believed to be possessed by njuzu(marine/mermaid spirit), and as such bute has become their lifeline. Traditionally people use their thumbband foremost finger to deposit the powder into their nose, inhale it, hold thier breath for a few seconds, then more often a thunderous sneeze comes out. The song explains the importance of the tradional nhekwe instrument in such people's lifeline

Source: https://youtu.be/iv_5giCDC_Q

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