Simple Claude (born Cloud Murape on 10 June 1992) is a Zimbabwe Afro-pop artist. He was born and raised in Domboshava one of peri-urban areas, north-side of the capital city Harare. He started his music journey in 2008 whilst he was doing his form 3 studies at Munyawiri Secondary School in Domboshava.
He was inspired to venture into the music industry by his elder brother Rodwell Murape, a renowned motion graphic artist, who by that time was trying his luck as a musician. Simple Cloud is a talented song writer who loves to compose songs commenting on social scenes and giving a ray of hope to his followers by exposing them positive side of life.
Oliver Mtukudzi, Sam Mtukudzi, Jah Prayzer, Alexio kawara and Mai Suluma are his role models when it comes to motivation and inspiration.