Rockford Josphat (born on July 07, 1985), better known by his stage names Roki or Rocqui, is a Zimbabwean contemporary musician, who has also tapped into Acting recently. Born in Madagascar and raised in ParkTown Waterfalls Harare, Roki made his debut in 2001 after releasing hits such as "Seiko" which featured Leonard Mapfumo and Suzanna.

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  • Rockford Josphat (born on July 07, 1985), better known by his stage names Roki or Rocqui, is a Zimbabwean contemporary musician, who has also tapped into Acting recently. Born in Madagascar and raised in ParkTown Waterfalls Harare, Roki made his debut in 2001 after releasing hits such as "Seiko" which featured Leonard Mapfumo and Suzanna. Proud holder of the "most Promising Artist for 2003" through the prestigious National Arts Merit Awards of Zimbabwe(NAMA),Roki has made a name for himself as a gifted songwriter and exceptional performer.His album which carried the undying hit "Chidzoka"won best video of the year and song of the year in 2007.He is currently working on a new album which is still untitled with one of Africa s most talented and versatile Hip Hop and Rnb producers Shay-Zar of Tha Mix Masterz/Gandanga Music Inc. In 2012, Roki participated in the Big Brother Africa 7 show, he was tipped to win, but was disqualified after an altercation with fellow Zimbabwean house mate Maneta. Despite this, Roki rose to national and regional fame. The urban grooves star has apparently fathered at least five children with five different women, he dropped out of school at about age 15.Roki’s songs centre on the themes of love, death, life and the clash of Western and African culture. (en)
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  • Roki with Jnr Tatenda 2013
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  • Singer-songwriter, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor
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  • Pauline Gundidza
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  • Rockford Josphat (born on July 07, 1985), better known by his stage names Roki or Rocqui, is a Zimbabwean contemporary musician, who has also tapped into Acting recently. Born in Madagascar and raised in ParkTown Waterfalls Harare, Roki made his debut in 2001 after releasing hits such as "Seiko" which featured Leonard Mapfumo and Suzanna. (en)
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