Diego Tryno
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Background information
Birth name Diego Tinotenda Chikombeka
Also known as Mr Coffee Please
The Future Billionaire
Born 5 February 1998
Harare, Zimbabwe
Genres Urban Contemporary
Years active 2014 – present
Labels Independent

Diego Tinotenda Chikombeka, professionally known as Diego Tryno, is a Zimbabwean urban contemporary and hip-hop musician. He is also known locally by stage names including "Mr. Coffee Please" and "The Future Billionaire".

Music Career

Tryno recorded his first track in 2014 called "Go Diego Go" and won his first regional award at Zambezi Music Awards the same year. In October 2018, Tryno released his debut album Lazarus (Age Volume 1) which was the first contribution of his All Generations Entwined project. The album was released in collaboration with Zimbabwean Hip-hop artist Ti Gonzi's album "Best Mero" on the same day and venue. Tryno's debut album was widely circulated on radio stations including Star Fm, ZiFm, Hevoi Fm in Masvingo and SA's Metro Fm.

After his first album, Tryno attempted to mix urban contemporary, sungura, gospel, and Zimbabwean traditional music. October 30 2018, Diego released his debut video "Mabvuta" live on ZiFm Stereo and Zimbabwe's ZBC TV.

He raps in English, Shona, and Ndebele. Tryno has worked with regional and international producers in the production of his music. One notable producer was Dry AFM from Botswana who contributed in the mixing of his song "Yolo".

Discography

Albums

  • Lazarus (Age Volume 1) (2018)

Singles

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
Star Fm top 50|Zim
Yami Fm Top 10|UK
Hevoi Fm top 50|Zim
"Lazarus" 2016 8 "Single"
"Coolerbox" 2018 Lazarus (Age vol1)
"Mama" 2019 "Single"

Videography

Year Title Director
2018 Mabvuta Media Empire
2019 Sungai ft Dj Monte Denford Mkasi

Awards and Nominations

Year Ceremony Award Result
2014 Zambezi Music Awards Best Upcoming Won


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