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Kuncho Mindset | Biography & Profile

Gift Kunyanda popularly known as Kuncho Mindset was born in Lusaka in 1999 on the 7th of July. Kuncho Mindset is a Zambian rapper, songwriter, businessman, and trendsetter. When asked the meaning of his stage name the rapper said: “Kuncho” means someone who’s creative and generous, while “Mindset” basically refers to his change from being a book nerd to being a rapper.

Attended his high school at Sesheke high school from 2014 to 2016. While in high school he was active in JETS, Quiz and did a bit of volleyball and netball here and there. Some of his favorite subjects in high school were history, chemistry, and literature. He did very well in his grade 12 final exams that got him a scholarship to go and study the Chinese Language in China.

During his high school days, Kuncho Mindset was not active in music but used to rap other people’s songs, it was only while in university that he picked up music. Losing his mom made him tap into music as a way of expressing himself. He recorded his first official song in 2018 titled the First Wave than the following year he dropped an album “Mama Kuncho” in February which was a tribute to his late mother.

Kuncho is also a record producer and makes beats. His passion for music led him to open his own record label called Kuncho Dynasty Records.

His most recognized record is Son Of A Gun which he did with the late Daev Zambia. The video currently has over 8,000 views on his YouTube channel.

Aside from music Kuncho Mindset is a business owner and runs HF Restaurant and also sells merch on the side.

He recently became the first rapper from Western Province to get verified by Facebook.


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