Feli Nandi real name Felistus Chipendo is a Zimbabwean musician and fashion designer.
Feli Nandi is married. Details about her husband’s name are unknown at the moment. In an interview with Newsday Feli opened up about being married, she said:
“One of my greatest strengths is because I married my greatest fan, a supporter. My husband supports me so much. He allows me to do this. I count myself a very blessed girl,” she said.
She, however, said some relatives did not understand the set-up and had different opinions about her profession.
“Some of the most successful female names that are powerhouses have backbones, they have their partners, you look at Selmor Mtukudzi, Mai (Olivia) Charamba and Janet Manyowa,” she said.
In a 2020 interview with NewsDay, Feli Nandi said she has two sons.
Feli Nandi was born in June 1992.
She started as a backing vocalist for Mbeu’s Mhodzi Tribe for two years. Feli Nandi met Mbeu at a wedding in Norton in 2017. Her sister encouraged her to see Mbeu performing before she left. After Mbeu’s performance, Nandi went up to him and told him she wanted to sing with him.
Stunned, Mbeu asked her a number of questions before inviting her for auditions. Initially, she was told to just watch the band perform so that she could understand the culture. But during the first show at Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton, where she was just supposed to stand and observe, Nandi was introduced as a backing vocalist and called on stage.
In August 2020, Feli Nandi issued a statement mentioning that she was expelled from Mhodzi Tribe, a development Mbeu’s management dismissed as false. During her time with Mbeu, Feli managed to record six singles including Ndega Ndada which had an accompanying video.
Other singles that she released comprised of Woman dedicated to her mother as well as covers of Mbeu’s Hazvinei, Ndibateiwo among others.
After parting ways with Mbeu, she released Mufudzi WeMombe with Trevor Dongo. She released her self titled debut album Feli Nandi in 2021.
Feli Nandi Apparels, She opened a small showroom at Old Shell House along Nelson Mandela Avenue in Harare where people come and place their orders.
They also get to see new designs.
Source | ZiMetro News