Zimbabwean by birth, Kwapi Vengesayi studied architecture and sociology at the University of Idaho. He is a social entrepreneur, speaker, Amazon bestselling author, and creator and executive producer of the regionally acclaimed and award-winning social commentary performing arts showcase, the Shades of Black Show. He has worked with singer/songwriters that have gone on to sign to major record labels, dancers that have toured with major artists such as Ariana Grande and productions such as the Marvel Universe Tour, and more. In 2015 he gave a TEDx Talk titled “The Art of Activistic Entertainment” and is currently the Community Engagement Specialist for a nationally renowned organization.
Creator and Executive Producer of the award-winning Shades of Black Show:
Kwapi has received numerous awards of the years for his work and programs including the 2016 Zimbabwe Achievers Awards Outstanding Achievement: Entertainment, the 2016 Student Entertainment Board Program of The Year at Washington State University and the 2015 National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) West Region Outstanding Multicultural Program of the Year for the regionally acclaimed Shades of Black Show.
TEDx Talk | The Art of Activistic Entertainment:
Spoken Word Artist: