SUNGURA artiste Tendai Chipara, popularly known as Dotcom, has quit music! Yes! He is now pursuing what he calls "a divine calling".
Dotcom is now a prophet with New Revelation Apostolic Church founded by Prophet Abel Mutumwa. Dotcom said he was ready to do God's work having spent about three weeks in Nigeria with renowned Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua better known as TB Joshua.
"I have decided to shelve music to pursue my calling. I am now a prophet and Prophet Abel Mutumwa has been mentoring me since he is the one who saw the vision about my life. I am like the biblical Saul who changed to Paul. I want to pursue God's work wholeheartedly without any limitations," Dotcom said.
The former musician said Prophet Mutumwa looked for him after seeing a vision about his life although at first he had ignored his attempts to get hold of him.
"When Prophet Mutumwa sent me a message at first I ignored it. He then looked for me and told me that I should minister. I met him as I used to go to his church to seek divine intervention. I went to South Africa with him and after some prayers I realised that God wanted to use me in a special way," he said.
The 32 year old Dotcom has four albums to his name having released his debut called Marwadzo in 2011, 2012 he released Manyemwe with his third Ngwarawo being released the following year.
The latest Zvakutapira was released early this year.
Mutumwa said it was miracle to see Dotcom moving from music to the prophetic ministry.
"It is a testimony on its own for him to quit music though I have many prominent people who have come through. He is a special mention because God wants to use him in a special way," he said.
"When I had a vision of his future I then prayed for him and later sent him to TB Joshua because I wanted him to get further guidance."
New Revelation Apostolic Church is one of the many fast growing churches with branches in Zimbabwe and South Africa. Like many Pentecostal churches, its members believe in the performance of miracles and healing.
Other musicians who are now pastors
* Gospel diva Olinda Marowa Ziwenga is now a pastor at Eubert Angel's Spirit Embassy Church.
* Donah Chibaya Tagara is now a prophetess based in Midrand South Africa.