Born Ngonidzashe Enos Tapiwa in March 1982 – MYBRUTHAZKEEPA started writing poetry at the age of eleven. He describes his poetry as “hip-hop orientated social commentary inspired by my own feelings and experiences.” With Outspoken he is a member of the hip-hop duo ‘Dialective Blue (TSU)’ and has performed at various international events including The Harare International Festival of the Arts (2007), The Zimbabwe International Book Fair (2007), INTWASA Arts Festival (2007) and African Poetry Night (2006).
Mybruthazkeepa has participated in the House of Hunger poetry slam at the Book Café since 2006 and has showcased his work at many local events. He has also part taken in the drama ‘Illusions’ at the Mannenberg theatre. He says of himself, “I aspire to write a hip-hop poetic theatre, which incorporates music, theatre, poetry and dance.”