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Lucius Banda heads to South Africa for a month long tour

Malawian music icon heads to South Africa this week for a series of concerts in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. The legendary musician told Malawi...

Paul Banda announces plans for new Album

Veteran Malawian musician, Paul Banda, has divulged his plans to release a new album in 2014 after many years on hiatus. Banda has assured...
Lucius Banda CD Time

Lucius Banda “Time” Album review

When Nyimbo Zachimalawi first approached Lucius Banda to discuss the record idea for a new concept album, the legendary musician and bandleader was enthusiastic,...
On the road to Kuimba 9

Black Missionaries performing a concert in South Africa April 26 to...

The top Reggae band of Malawi The Black Missionaries will be performing in Johannesburg, South Africa from April 26 to 28. The band has a...

Fredokiss “Kunditcha Fredo” Album review

Kunditcha Fredo is the studio album by Malawian rapper Fredokiss, released on May 22, 2012, on lo Budget Records in Blantyre, Malawi. The album...
C.O in the studio in Amsterdam

C.O releases second single featuring Tay Grin and Don Dice

C.O launched his solo career recently taking time off from the Kaprintiya duo of himself and his younger brother Shadre starting off with his...

Where are the female voices in Malawi? Too shy to sing?

Its surprising to see a lot of male acts in the Malawi music scene at the moment.  Gender equality in the music industry around...
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You can now buy and sell music on Nyimbo Zachimalawi

Press Release February 2013 We are proud to announce that Nyimbo Zachimalawi also known as Malawi Music website will now be selling and distributing Malawian...

Black Missionaries Release Four Singles From New Album: Kuimba 9

Chileka-based reggae group Black Missionaries have a lot to prove to the fans in the country that as crowd pullers, they still have the...

The Producer vs The Artist : Who is really making the...

Music speaks to us in many ways and languages, some songs are good for listening to put us in a specific mood, some to...

What it takes to become “International”

In the music business, to be recognized as an International artist is not a joke especially when you're coming from Malawi and if memory...
Lake Of Stars announcement

Lake of Stars 2013 – February Update – Uncertainty

The announcement below was posted yesterday on 4th February 2013 on the Lake of Stars . org website by Lake of Stars Founder Will Jameson,  the announcement clearly...
Clothing line or Printed T-Shirts (By Billy Blanco)

Breaking down Malawi Fashion: 1.Clothing lines

How many of us have been caught up in the trend of wearing the latest designer label threads or apparels?  Damn, let's not even...

Reasons for the lack of performance shows of Malawian music artists

Have you ever imagined the live music scene in Malawi without Lucius Banda & Zembani and Black Missionaries? I was going through our newspapers...

Patiently Waiting For Young Kay

  It has been about three years since Young Kay last released an album. His debut album First Impression was certified as the biggest selling...
Sister Fire

Catching up with Sister Fire aka Chemwalimoto

Highflying radio and TV journalist, Sister Fire had the world at her feet. A recognizable and respected member of the community, she beamed her...

Love is In the Air

Daredevilz is a production group from Blantyre Malawi. One of the group members "GD" recently released the song titled "Love is In the air"...

Malawi dancehall rivalry – Andy Banton VS Mad General

In dancehall music artist have the culture of sizing each other up or as they call "Waring" verbally. Sometimes its just a gimmick to...
Welcome Malawi Music

The Malawi Music Industry

As much as we love to hear or listen to GOOD music from where ever it comes from (especially right here on Nyimbo Zachimalawi),...

Lucius Banda currently recording his 17th album titled “TIME” due release...

We just heard that Malawi music icon, Lucius Banda is in South Africa recording his 17th album, yes you heard correct...17th album. Lucius is...

“Maphava”

"Maphava" is the term used in urban Malawi for a lot of pocket money other wise known as stacks, (racks and racks) of money....

John Chilembwe Day soundtrack by Tana Posi

A young promising Malawian musician by the name Tani Posi last year realesed a song describing his own form of freedom, Money.  The song...

Why the chicken?

In the past year alot of people have approached Nyimbo Zachimalawi with numerous questions mainly focusing on the "logo" of Nyimbo Zachimalawi | www.malawi-music.com...

The Nyau King Is Back!

  After a moment of silence (which was quite a long one) The Nyau King is back! Keeping the basics of the origin of hip...

“Urban music” – the genre?????????????

Urban music what is it?  We know its an umbrella covering the genres of hip hop, r&b, afro-pop, dance hall etc.  But it seems where we are...

Ole Ole J Raj feat. JoSH (Indo-Pak) Versus Ole Ole feat...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9QTjIVZIAo?feature=player_detailpage] Indian Pakistan Ole Ole J-Raj ft Josh J-Raj's first official J-mix featuring the vocals of the powerful Indo-Pak duo JoSH! This is a rendition of...