Malawi’s rap celebrity Tay Grin who has released Chipapapa song which features Nigeria’s legend 2Face, who is now known as 2Baba is set to share the stage with UK X Factor finalists Reggie N Bollie at a show on 1 April in Birmingham.
The Malawian rapper and Ghanaian dynamic duo will perform at Aston Villa Football Club in a gala dinner and dance to launch Tee Mak designer.
Reggie N Bollie finished second on The X Factor in 2015 behind 17-year-old Louisa Johnson.
The pair’s fun and lively performances won over viewers of the ITV televised talent competition.
They have since signed a record deal with show boss Simon Cowell’s label, Syco and continue to get support from their X Factor mentor, Cheryl . They are expected to release their debut album this year.
“This will be a massive show,” Tay Grin told Nyasa Times in an interview from Malawi confirming he will be travelling to UK for the show.
“I am looking forward to it and will give my best,” he added.
Tay Grin set to match the upbeat style of Reggie ‘N’ Bollie at the gala dinner which will be a red carpet event.
According to Eventbrite who are selling the show tickets, it will start 6pm to midnight and cover prices will be VIP £100 while Standard tickets at £50 including food and refreshments.
Award winning Malawian rapper will be performing again in UK but this time ridding on a popular wave of a new song Chipapapa.
Locally, Chipapapa went up for free downloads exclusively on Malawi-music.com, the leading local music downloading platform; while in Nigeria it was released via major online platforms and radio stations.
South Africa, Zambia, Ghana and Zimbabwe are also among the countries where the track has been released.
Tay Grin teamed up with the Nigerian multi-award winning 2Baba to put together a hit for the year 2016. Chipapapa, produced by renowned 2015 UMP Awards producer of the year nominee, DJ Sley, is already on high rotation on Malawian and Nigerian radio stations.
Chipapapa video will be shot mid this month in South Africa by Pilot Films and will be ready by the end of the month.
This is the first project that Tay Grin is releasing this year. Although he has not disclosed any plans for an album, the Nyau King has revealed he will release several hits this year, some of which feature other top African artists.
He unveiled this week that apart from 2Baba, he also approached another Nigerian music heavyweight Wizkid for collaboration. And on the local scene, he is currently working on a song with Sonye of “Tsika” fame.
The rapper, real name Limbani Kalilani, said he is doing collaborations with international acts not for showbiz but rather promoting the country’s music.
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