Monthly Archives: February 2015

Inviting Davido to plant trees


Nigerian David Adedeji Adeleke whose stage name is Davido got his fame through music. Last week he was in the country where he was paraded around like a doll to pose with fans and plant trees here and there. Davido … Continue reading

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Where are the Music Malawi Awards?


In January 2014, the Musicians Union of Malawi (MUM) inaugurated what it called the Music Association of Malawi Music Awards (MAMMA); the awards have since changed and rebranded to Annual Music Malawi (MUMA) Awards to reflect the overall mission and … Continue reading

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Sangie’s jump into cheaters sequel


Sangie is the name that is lately on the lips of many. In June last year she did a track ‘I do it all for Love’ which has hit the airwaves as both an audio track and a musical video. … Continue reading

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Malawi music from a US Perspective


Heather Maxwell produces and hosts the award-winning radio program “Music Time in Africa” and is the African Music Editor for the Voice of America. Maxwell is an ethno-musicologist with a doctorate degree from Indiana University specialising in African Music. She … Continue reading

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Hax Momba’s seventh revelation


The last time I wrote about Haxi Momba over these pages was in September 2012 which was also around the same period that he had released his firth album. I intend to repeat what I had written at the time … Continue reading

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Ray Phiri defies fatigue


South African Jazz maestro Ray Phiri warned the audience during the dinner and concert at Cross Roads over the weekend that he was literally dragging himself due to fatigue as he has been on the road before the show. This … Continue reading

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Why Oliver Mtukudzi still matters


Was it a privilege? Yes, I guess it was. On the night of Wednesday, August 20, I had an opportunity to share the same dinner table with Oliver Mtukudzi, hosted by Latitude 13, barely 48 hours before he staged a … Continue reading

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