By Pricilla Mukokobi
After more than twenty years of entertaining, bagging numerous awards and becoming a household name in Namibia, legendary musician, Tate Buti is calling it quits.
A brilliant lyricist whose music relateds to different generations, Tate Buti told unWrap.online that even the best dancers know when to leave the dance floor.
Arguably one of the most celebrated Namibians who has nurtured many young artist will say his goodbyes after his last album which he is putting together.
He will release it next year sealing a flourishing career that so included acting and talent shows.
Whether Tate Buti is really moving or is just dropping another one of those marketing gimmicks that have happened before, his indelible mark on the Namibian music industry will be difficult to forget.
But well that is Tate Buti for you.
“Next year I’m quitting on music and focusing on something else. As Robert Mugabe said you cannot be a dancer for the rest of your life so I cannot be an artist for the rest of my life,” he said.
According to Tate Buti he wants to give more attention to his business.”
“I want to start a business of selling fat cakes and I want to expand it so it grows even more,” he said in a sarcastic tone.
He also added that “Probably next year I’m out of the industry for good, I’m rebuilding another empire again. “