Tinashe Sibanda also known as T-Collar or Bantu is a Zimbabwean Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter who’s been successfully contributing to the music scene.
You may not be familiar with the name but you are definitely familiar with the songs, signed to Prescription Songs Bantu has collaborated with the music industry’s biggest names such as Pitbull, Chris Brown, K Michele, Fifth Harmony and Jason Derulo.
Born and raised in Zimbabwe, his discography includes international records such as “The Girls Be Like from Fifth Harmony”,” Whiskey” from Maroon 5, Jason Derulo’s hit song “Tip Toe” and “Know Better” by Kevin Gates (Suicide Squad Soundtrack).
In 2017, Bantu released the EP “Africa For The Summer,” which has an original style which infuses sounds from Africa and the rest of the world.
On June 15, 2018, Bantu and long-time friend, collaborator and fellow Zimbabwean artist Dr Chaii released the single “Jackie Chan,” along with a fun music video. This song is featured on EA Sports’ FIFA 19 soundtrack.
Give it a listen and check out the music video down below.
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