Music from Malawi/ UK – The Very Best // Fusion

DJ and producer Johan Hugo and Esau Mwamwaya, a singer from Malawi are the collaboration The Very Best. Their music is really an awesome fusion mix of traditional african music, jazz, dance, pop and hip-hop. Listen to their great song “Hear Me”:

Found this on jayjaymgee’s blog

Music from Malawi – Licius Banda

Lucius Banda is a Malawian musician and politician. Until August 2006, he was an MP for the district of Balaka North, but lost his seat because he was convicted of having fake academic qualifications. He was sentenced to 21 months of hard labour in Zomba prison,he was released three months and two appeals after his arrest. This experience inspired one of his albums, Cell 51 Maximum.  In 2010 he released another album, 15-15- my song, which was banned by the state broadcaster.  This is his song “Tsiku Lobwera Yesu”


Music from Malawi – Billy Kaunda

Billy Kaunda, Apart from politics he is an accomplished musician who was taught to sing by Lucius Banda from Balaka, Malawi winning Musician of the Year position on entertainers of the year program in the late 1990s. Here´s his song – “Bwenzi Lokonda”