Otis Fraser’s sis­ter ven­tures into mu­sic

Sunday News (Zimbabwe) - - Soccer Cricket Sport - Nh­lal­wenhle Ng­wenya Sun­day Life Cor­re­spon­dent

OTIS Fraser’s sis­ter, Chan­tall (28) has de­cid­ed­cided to fol­low thee fam­ily’s mu­si­cal cal tra­di­tion as shee dropped her first sin­gle trackk on Fri­day.

Chan­tal Fraser who is a full time cloth­ing oth­ing de­signer comes from a fam­ily of mu­s­icc fa­nat­ics, but for the past eight t years has bee­nen fo­cus­ing onn her de­sign­ingng ca­reer andd her cloth­ing la­bel Chantee Cloth­ing.

In­spired by her strong fam­i­ly­ily mu­si­call back­ground Fraser saidd she has been singing forr a while, but has de­cidedd to record her first sin­gle Bet­ter Than Yes­ter­day.

“Mu­sic is some­thin­gome­thingg that runs in my y fam­ily’s blood. od. My y par­ents used sed too own a bandd when we were young. oung. I guess that’s where I caught the mu­s­icc bug. Ac­tu­ally,lly, I have been singing ng­ingg for quite longeronger r than I have been de­sign­ingn­ingg clothes. All my sib­lings aree ac­tu­ally into nto o mu­sic, eve­nenn my brother err who is in UKK is also a disc jockey,” said Fraser.

T h e sin­gle trackk Bet­terr Than n Ye s t e r d a y fea­tur­ing Love ve and House is a so­cial com­men­tary men­tary piece which fo­cuses on mo­ti­vat­ing peo­ple eo­ple when in chal­leng­ing sit­u­a­tions. FraserF “The sin­gle track is more of a mo­ti­va­tional song which chal­lenges peo­ple not to give up eas­ily and tackle their chal­lenges head on. In such try­ing times peo­ple have to just keep on mov­ing with the th thought that to­mor­row may be a bet­ter day. The tracktr in­spired me first and I have de­cidedd to breathe lil i fe into i t and share t the he song with th e rest o of Zim­babwe,” ZZim­babwe,” she said. Set­ting her first step on com­mer­cia com­mer­cial mu­sic, Fraser added that the sin­gle track was a pre­cur­sor to an al­bum she is work­ing on. “Ju s t dde­sign­ing,lld like fash­ion de­sign­ing, mu­sic iis is some­thing tha that I am pas­sion­ate about. The sin­gle track won’t be my llast last ef­fort on mu­sic as I am work­ing on an al­bum which is in tthe the pipe­line,” she said.

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