UK promoter Grajoh drops Lucius over anti-gay position: Malawi artists Lulu, Skeffa and Dan Lu to perform in England

Malawi music giant and lawmaker, Lucius Banda has been dropped by UK based promoter Grajog for a contract he had signed to perform in England during Eater holidays.

Lucius Banda:  I don't want gays at my shows

Lucius Banda: I don’t want gays at my shows

Grajoh Talent Management had hired Lucius Banda alongside Zambia’s Mampi Mukape for a series of shows in UK during Eaaster holidays but the Malawian has been dropped from his controversial statements on homosexuals.

The Balaka North legislator cut short a performance at Zithere Pano in Mangochi on Christmas Eve after he reportedly noticed two men in the audience cuddling and kissing.

The self-acclaimed Soldier of the Poor came under fire from human rights activists who accused him of being homophobic.

Grajoh had demanded Lucius to apologise for anti-gay stance but the musician stood his ground.

And the UK promoters have since terminated their contract with him Lucius Banda and hired other renowned Malawi musicians Lulu, Skeffa Chimoto and Dan Lu.

The artists will tour Manchester, Leicester and London from March 26 to April 02.

“[They] will perform along Uganda’s Lily Kyeyune & Jamal Wasswa and Zambia’s Mampi Mukape,” Johnson Mujungu of Grajoh confirmed,

The tour is dubbed ‘Easter Fusion’ and Lulu said he is “thrilled” to return to the UK after his first performance in 20009 with Licius Banda’s Zembani Band.

“ It’s always sensational connecting with the fans out there,” Lulu said.

While disclosing they were currently working on visas, Skeffa said: “I’m ready for it. This is something big considering there will be a lot of artists from different countries.”

Acccoridng to Grajoh, the Malawi artists will perform alongside  popular Ugandan artists Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine , Omubanda Wakabaka aka Ghetto President, and singer Nubianli Buken Ali.

 

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80 thoughts on “UK promoter Grajoh drops Lucius over anti-gay position: Malawi artists Lulu, Skeffa and Dan Lu to perform in England”

  1. peter says:

    Well done lucius for not giving up!! NO for Homesexull

  2. Mwana Wa Malawi says:

    Bwanji simunapanga manyi amenewa nthawi ya Kamuzu mzungu wina ku Mulanje wa ku Germany anapatsidwa 48 hours kuti achoke mu Malawi chifukwa cha utsilu wake umenewo ndipo anachokadi chifukwa anachenjeza boma la kwawo ndi iye anamuuza kuti amumanga kodi nthawi imeneyi inuyo munalikuti Kamuzu samatenga utsilu umenewu. Bwanji osapita mukatenge ma muscian kwa Mugabe ngati mukabweleko

  3. Bambo a tuwiri says:

    So those who are going are gays. A LU, A SKEFFA, PANOPA TADZIWA KUTI NDINU MAGAY. Ma show anu tidziasala kuzibwera magay anzanu. Mukanakhala kuti siinu mukanawakanira makapewa kukachita show ya magay

  4. Eduardo Happy says:

    Lucius will remain Lucius and he will still prosper even without gay money. We support him fully.

  5. moyowu says:

    Apa ali Rev. Sembereka atachita dovu nkupolamira ndalama zamathanyula! Koma ziko ili!

  6. UNECA says:

    The anti-gay movement is weak in that it ignores that money talks. when an progay campaign was done against Chic-a fil a popular fast food join in the USA, the Christian movement decided to use their financial power to support it and went to Chic-a-fil in droves and that quarter it made unprecidentanted profits. Then boycott against Chic-a-fil was therefore counter productive.

    Now Lucius is loosing income for his stance, lets not ignore that this means to the bread and butter on his table… this is the time that those opposed to legalizing gay rights in Malawi made an economic movement – apa ndipamene azibusa amauza nkhosa zawo kuti tiyeni timugule ma record ake Lucious mwaunyinji kuti he should not feel the pinch of this loss. koma osamangoti God will reward him!! tipange ideto

  7. Tan'gatan'ga says:

    Does it mean that those musicians who are going support and condone homosexuality?

  8. john phiri says:

    Enjoy your gay gifts, Lucius will not demise because this as he has performed in England without gay money and he can still perfom anywhere in the world. No one should puppet of this evil act. This only shows that something is wrong in the mind of gays.

    Thanks for not infecting our soldier with mathanyula.

  9. Precious T Kapondera says:

    That’s a great news 4fellow Malawians.

  10. The Partriot says:

    This is the most ironic part on the gay debate!
    If one tolerates gays, one is rewarded and described as progressive.
    On the other hand, if one does not subscribe to gay ideas , one is considered homophobic, conservative and despised.
    The million dollar question to gays and their promotors is do you know that some people just cannot tolerate a man sleeping or kissing with another man? In the same way that gays claim to be born “that way”, there are some of us who were born heterosexual and we are proud to be so. No offense to gays.

  11. Becks says:

    John Black is being gay development? What a fool?
    How do you fuck a toilet and you enjoy it? Shaaaaa!

  12. dada says:

    Looking at the comments that have been written in favour of Lucious, it is clear why Malawi is the poorest country in the world. The people of this country are simply dull, illiterate and hypocritical. Condemning somebody for what we perceive as sin is the prerogative of God alone. Our responsibility as humans is simply to love one another as commanded by God. We need to love homosexuals and be tolerant to them. We are all sinners of one kind or another and we cannot afford to be hateful or intolerant to each other – it would not be godly. This Lucious had bedded another’s wife and caused a stir at State House at one time, and he has done so much other evil, just like we all sin. This homophobia, self-glorification, vanity, pride and lack of reasoning is what is killing Malawi. Statements like “sindife amphawi”, “sitingagonjere” etc etc are unfortunate – we are poor and need the support of other people, whether they are muslims or homosexuals – they’re created in God’s image.

  13. Chibade says:

    so what mwamusiya LB and u think he will suffer ?

  14. Zopusa zanuzo kwanu komweko ife kuno tilibe khalidwe limenelo

  15. Malawians are the only people I know who think one sin is bigger than another. You hate gayism and yet you are all dying of AIDS because of prostitution. Shame on you. Sin is sin. You have all become hypocrites and so ignorant. There has been news and pictures of Malawians involved in disgusting things, sleeping around with whomever and wherever, husbands and wives sleeping around, old men sleeping around with our young girls, destroying our future generation and people actually think this is lesser sin. Some even laugh and think it’s okay. To hell with all of you.I dont support gayism, but I think the way people are behaving is just so stupid. So ignorant and judgy, when you are all sinning. That’s why Malawi will never develop because all you know is kutukwana when it suits you. Disgusting

  16. Exalted says:

    I love you Soldier may the good and gracious Lord provide for you in your time of lack so that you might not lead be led astray.

  17. opportunist says:

    Lucious your are my hero. Let those kids perform wherever they want. We will continue supporting u and you will not lack anything after all ur better off than others. Bravo soldier

  18. patrick says:

    I think is good to stop this attude!!

  19. Hon Guilty 'PIC4LIFE' As Charged says:

    Send a thief to catch a thief, get gay artists from Malawi to entertain Gays in UK! I feel sorry for our artists who are going there to perform, they have really shown their dullness in mind. Lucius is not a rich person but he can arrange and manage his own shows in the world at his own expensive. Koma anapiye awa mwawatengawa sangakwanitse even pa RSA pompa. Bravo Lucius for ur stand, let the world know ur feelings on evil things than hiding them. Ur contract with Grajoh has been curtailed yes but ur contract with Almighty God has been renewed.
    To hell with those who supports mathanyula. Dan Lu, Skeffa and Lulu, mumazitcha opemphera yet u r supporters of gays? Easter is celebrated the death and rise of Jesus Christ and u want erase that with the devilish mind in u? Soon u will see what God will do to u.

  20. Rashid Kairo says:

    Soldier we nat goin to let u down,,, stand on yo ground ndmakape heavy

  21. Mlangeni says:

    Suli wekha soujah wathu, pitani ma solder jah ankhondo zamuna okhaokhanu oskefala ndi o lulu

  22. Evangelist Chilemba says:

    Lucius Banda uve just prove ur legacy….God bless you!!

  23. bANDASLINE says:

    Soldier, we support you. Don’t sell your conscious for the sake of wealth. You are a real man and one who fears God. Not going to the UK will not change you, you remain what you are and stand for. GOOD!

  24. NZOZO KUNUNKHA says:

    I like your stand bro….. you just have everything and you are not going there kuti ukakuwone after all there is nothing new mukuziwako amwene …….. teach them right about our stand, culture and religion. thumbs up bro……. whether ena are saying umbuli I dont think so UVE does not mean you are educated and kuzindikira sikuphunzira thus why kuli ma educated savages.

  25. Chanda Bernard says:

    Mr Skeffa Chimoto with all that preaching in your songs how for sure would you dissappoint your local fans?

  26. Mwana wa mchewa says:

    Bravo soldier, no need to apologise. To hell with motherfucking gays.

  27. Balaka says:

    Mr. Lucius just like many uneducated people try ti fix themselves in conversations to look smart when we actually know that he is a daft and so are his children. He is a monster I tell you and

  28. crosby Gome says:

    thats why i always love u soja ,your songs carries prophertic mesenges remember jesus when he was in wilderness when satan promise to give the whole city to him,jesus being our axample he refused in its only God to fear,the one who pulled you out of sell 51 soja ,i can see one day u will be our leader

  29. MAENDAENDA says:

    SOLD YAH SOUL TO THE DEVIL MR ILLUMINTE

  30. SIN PROMO says:

    MR SIN PROMOTER ……..IF YOU HAD CATTLES. TWO BULLS AND ONE COW EACH TIME THE BULL WANTS TO FUCK, IT FUCKS THE OTHER BULL LIKE IT DOESNT SEE THE VIGINA. WOULD YOU KEEP THE CATTLES AS YOU INTENDED TO KEEP THEM FOR THEIR PRODUCTION OR WOULD YOU THROW AWAY ONE BULL SO THAT THE REMAINING BULL CAN FUCK THE COW TO MAKE A CALF? COMMON………IS THIS NOT THE POSITION OF GOD TO SEE US MULTIPLYING? IF WE ALL IGNORE THE VIGINA WOULD GOD NOT GOING TO CHANGE SOMETHING IN US. ARE YOU PLAYING GAMES. DO YOU CALL GAY DISABILITY WHILE THEY ARE BUSY FUCKING BETTER THAN WE DO AS I SPEAK ON THE ASSES………….

  31. Reason says:

    DO YOU FORCE HIM TO BE WHAT HE DONT VALUE. DO YOU CHOOSE TO LOOSE HIM ON THEIR PLACE. IN YOUR ENGLAND GROUND ASK LUCIUS TO ENTERTAIN ALL GAYS AND STRAIGHTS. IN THIS CASE YOU ARE DOING WHAT YOU HATE FROM HIM WHICH IS HIS RIGHT TOO. YOU SHOULD SUPPORT THE RIGHTS OF BOTH CITIZENS INSTEAD OF HATING HIM AND KEEPING THE GAY. DZIKUSIYANA POTI. IF SOMEONE CALLS A SNAKE DEVIL AND JESUS IS LORD. WOULD YOU FORCE ONE TO APOLOGIES THE DEVIL OR ELSE KILL HIM FOR HIS WORDS? GOD GAVE SATAN A ROOM TO SIN FOREVER WHICH SHOWS RIGHT TO SIN OR TO CHOOSE TO DO RIGHT. HE WOULD HAVE KILLED THE DEVIL SO THAT HUMANS ENJOY TO LIVE WITHOUT SINS. WHY SHOULD LUCIUS LOOSE POUNDS FOR THEIR OWN CHOICES OPPOSED TO HIS CHOICE NOT TO BE ONE OF THEM?

  32. I-LAJ Mw says:

    In malawi zmenezo szoona kwaamene amadziwa kut mun2 abadwe zmakhala bwanj,kmanxo nzosavomelezeka angakhale kwamwini moyo.nde ma gay angodziwa kut tmadana nzausilu

  33. hascard dakalira says:

    yea i also hate this gay thing.thumbs up soilder

  34. Akuno kusa says:

    To Soldier I say big up! but to Dada as you call yourself and Aningo you are both very stupid 1 billion times . Bwanji mmatengeka ndi ndalama anyani inu?
    Soidier continue to fight for the poor! as for Skeffa that’s why zau Satanic zikumakukakamilani inu, mulola bwanji kukapanga attend function yomwe mmalawi mzanu akumusiya chifukwa chokamba chilungamo? This means you do support za mathanyulazo eti? stupit pipo you should have declined to go there .Anthu oipa inu muzafa imfa yowawa !!!!!!!!

  35. yabwanya says:

    LULU,SKEFFA,DAN LU, YOU HAVE BEEN invited because Lucius has been dropped because of his stance on Gays, tell the Country the truth on where you stand on Gays because to my understanding you three were supposed to stand behind your fellow Malawian according to our values.
    So tell us, ARE YOU GUYS GAYS OR NOT?

  36. Ronto says:

    I salute you Soldier

  37. Mjonanje says:

    This is time to show SOLIDALITY to Lucius aka Soldier for the poor. Lulu, Skeffa and Dan Lu are BETRAYORS of Lucius akagwere. Ofunika ma sunctions osapita ku ma dance awo. Kadyeni timapaundi tawoto koma mwaonetseratu kuti mutha kugulitsa dziko la Malwi pa mtengo otchipa agalu inu and yet call yourself opemphera

  38. hadge maumbo says:

    solder umbatiimilira sungasauke za u gay kwao konko

  39. THE TRUTH says:

    Divided we fall Together we stand. MALAWIANS, IF I WERE SKEFFA, DAN LU, AND LULU. I WOULD HAVE SIMPLY DROPED THE TRIP TOO. BECAUSE THIS TRIP IS FOR ALL WHO SUPPORTS HOMO. THATS WHY LUCIUS WHO DOESNT SUPPORT HOMO HAS BEEN LEFT OUT. SAME TO THESE GUYS WHO ARE GOING, SHAME AND SHAME.

    TO SHOW THAT AS MALAWIANS WE ARE AGAINST THIS, THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN THE FIRST DEMO TO ASHAME THE ORGANIZERS OF THIS WHATS SO EVER PARTY.

    GUYS YOU CAN MAKE A STREET BASH HERE AND MAKE GOOD MONIES THAN GOING THERE IN SUPPORT OF MATHANYULA, AAAAAAAHHH KUMVETSA MANYAZI AMALAWI, NDALAMA ZOMWEZI, AAAA CHITANI MANYAZI WE ARE STILL FAR FROM THE DAY.

    MALAWI WILL BE VERY PROUD OF YOU GUYS IF YOU DROP THE TRIP ITS SIMPLE, JUST ORGANIZE A MUSIC FESTIVAL HERE ON THE SAME DAY AND SEE IF YOU WILL NOT MAKE MORE MONEY THAT WHAT YOU WILL MAKE THAT SIDE.

    WHY. WHY, WHY WHY MALAWI.

  40. wa ku Mitchesi kujaaaaa!!!! says:

    Iwe Soldier: wakolola m’munda m’mene unazala mmuja! Ukahula zedi.
    Kodi uganiza kuti ukadya kuchipatala eti? Kulibe ngakhale madeya kumenekotu masiku ano!

  41. John Black says:

    The promoter knows it: developed audiences do not accept discrimination. Shame on Lucius.

  42. mwandako says:

    Soja bwera kulilongwe kuno, uzapange show, kaya uzayimba nyimbo yimodzi tizalipira…..tru malawian siusunthika ndi timapaundi tawo takumidimato….team soja……

  43. Samuel says:

    soja u r a man of poor pple I love u keep the fire burning

  44. Anenere says:

    Kwabwino kukondweretsa Yehova osati munthu olengedwa ai.Ndipo anati ngakhale dziko likukaneni,sindizakusiyani ai,masiku tiri ano ndi omalizadi kofunika osataya korona wamoyo,a Soldier ali ku mbali yanu Yehova.Ndi za mdziko zakutha izi.

  45. Thako Lambeta says:

    Does this mean that they hav hired their fellow gays or what?

    Cry my beloved poor Malawi

  46. melai siu chisuse says:

    azungu asamatiuze chochita,

  47. melai siu chisuse says:

    azunguwaso penapake

  48. Chancy Banda says:

    Keep It Up Gyz Follow Ur Heart

  49. Kaka Mtalamu says:

    Easy Soldier, stick to your guns, dont bow down, to hell with thier evil pounds. Come and hold a show here in Nkhotakota, we love you

  50. ngozo says:

    comment 17 and 15 panyo panu. pitani akakuchindeni kumatako kwanuko

  51. FINYE SODOM says:

    Big up soldier, you are a true son of malawi.

    take care, lulu, dan lu and skeffa, they will sodomise you in uk

  52. C Banda says:

    Banda risks being refused a UK visa for his stupid, homophobic comments. Alternatively, the LGBT media there will pick up on this news of his tour and organise protests at his performances.

  53. daid says:

    Where are human rights?, why cant yu respect lucius’s position

  54. me says:

    Kkkkkk koma soldier inuyo ndi machine basi ,za inu ndayamika now on ,if you doing this with all your heart ,then GOD must be with you always,

  55. Paul Chimkonde says:

    Bravo Honourable Sir Lucius Chidampamba Banda! You have NOT done anything wrong! I, too, am more than 100% against same sex sexual relationships and I don’t have any kind word for it! Keep it up, Lucius Keep it up Soldier! The Bible is also against it, so we would rather obey God than pleasing man just for their temporal wealthies! To my brothers and sisters who are in this act, please, it’s high time you stopped and repented for God to forgive you. He is everloving and you shall become His children when you stop, repent and receive Christ Jesus into your lives. Don’t be deceived by anybody, it is against the will of God to engage into same sex sexual relationships. Resist the devil, please!!!

  56. Ku Dowa says:

    Lucius umaimba ndiwe, or atakusiya uimbabe kikkkkk

  57. Mapwevupwevu says:

    Dan Lu, Skeffa ndi Lulu akukawadyera yakumbuyo patali, eish!

  58. Justice4 says:

    Lucius big up simuopa munthu ozuza nthupi……

  59. God fearer says:

    if you follow rightious steps God will reward you (Lucious Banda) abundantly than that and you will have a tour to heaven whereby its visa is that God fearing heart you have. We are together Soldier

  60. Tonny says:

    So, it has reached a point where everybody who does not support homosexuality becomes the enemy of the world? It has reached this far; where those who support it can say it in public and be cheered, but those who are against it should remain quiet? Lucius, we need couragious pple like you. Dont sell your conscious for chiep money-after all, you were to get it after working (perfoming at the shows), which you can equally reschedule your easter events (shows).

  61. Kapilikoni says:

    Bravol soldier LB. Akhale Nazi ndalama zamathanyulazo, ife umvee ayi. Ngati umakadyela Ku UK,, soldier LL alwas bi soldier. Kodi akuesa ndiwe mphawi etiiiiiii,,,,,,more fire..

  62. MR says:

    Ulemu wako BANDA!!!!!

  63. chimuponho says:

    takana mathanyula ndipo nyasi yanu sitikuifuna ndithu.big up soldier.tikuti taka mathanyula.they want us to be tolerance yet they are not tolerant.to have anegative view does not enemity but even if it means war takanabe mathanyula ndipo kunkuno athaso kupanga ma show.munamuziwa chifukwa choti amamenya ma shows kwathu kuno ndipo soldier is soldier takanabe mathanyula

  64. dada says:

    Lucious and all homophobs are a disgrace and are promoting alienation of Malawi from global connections that could help develop this country. No human should hate another for acts that only God can declare as sin. Is Lucious an angel that has never sinned? Are all of you supporting Lucious’ assertions not sinners? Stupid. Malawi will never develop with such mentalities. Barks like “we’re not poor”, “we can do without your help” are what is killing Malawi. Be loving to all, regardless of their sexual inclinations or regardless of their sins. God says “Love your neighbor as thyself” and that is regardless of what your neighbor is. You pretend to love God by your mouth but you actually hate Him by your works – you’re hypocrites. I believe homosexuality is sinful, but I have my own sins for which I ask God to forgive me. You have your own sins too. God loved you even when you’re sinners and sent His only son to die for you, And you cannot love those you think are sinners? I call you stupid, retrogressive, hypocrites, dunderheads, selfish homophobs.

  65. DENJE says:

    ……….To you my fellow Malawian Artists ,listen this…. if I were u I could say NO THANKS to your UK Promotion, but because its you go ahead, to Lucius Big Up Soldier of the poor!!!

  66. Aningo says:

    You will feel the sting of your own words and actions, poor soldier. The poor guys who are praising you today will again run away from you as they did when you were fired from parliament

  67. detergent says:

    I salute you lucius for decision you have made i pray that almighty God should raise 3 of your type and they will be total change in our lovely nation.

  68. ine says:

    Bwana Lucius Banda musumileni wakusonezani macontract omwe mukanapanga performpa Easta kumudzi kuno

  69. Akuzike says:

    So this means that those going are likely to be promoters of this Sodom & Gomora evil. May God work out on all such pple who are behind gay issue

  70. Lucius uasdande pamenepo ndiye kuti atengana afiti okhaokha

  71. mystery says:

    SOLDIER SOLDIER SOLDIER SOLDIER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  72. Mngoni weni weni says:

    GOD HAS BEEN WITH SOLDIER FROM THE BEGINNING. SADYA ZAMA GAY UYU. HE IS SUSTAINED BY GOD FROM THE TIME HE WAS WEARING RUGS TO RICHES. TO HELL WITH THE GAY THING. WORRY NOT SOLDIER, GOD WILL ALWAYS STAND BY YOUR SIDE JUST AS HE DID WITH ELIJA AND BAAR’S PROPHETS AT MOUNT CARMEL. MULUNGU ADZAWAKANTHA. PSITIII. DADKNESS WILL NEVER MIX WITH LIGHT

  73. Twiss-kay says:

    big up Lucius Banda!!!!!!! and umakwana iweyo….its better to search for what life is wealth for and live for it than just following anything because of a certain favour…otherwise you can be a slave of this world and serve the devil.

  74. Maddux says:

    If I were Skeffa, Lulu and Dan Lu, ndikanalankhulanso motsutsana ndi mchitidwe wonyengana kumatako……and if these artists performe during easter, it would mean that they support this homosexual sin

  75. Achimidizimidzi says:

    I stand with Lucius. Soldier on mwana wamudzi.
    No need to apologize. Lucius is where he is because of his own hard work and blessing of God.

    There was no Grajoh and Grajoh shall never be, but God will be.

  76. Pido says:

    I am not a fun of Lucious Banda and I personally do not like his assertions. But on this one, Big Up Lucious. Say it without fear. The mantle in you is what matters. You UK good for nothing sponsors, hear this: Lucious can fly to UK and perform with or without your assistance. He is not poor. He will not sink low to sell his credibility for a sojourn at the expense of suffocating the fight against the taboo called mathanyula. To hell with your aid

  77. salador saan says:

    mulomo uzakupeza

  78. Mayi Zembani (juma) says:

    we will survive!!! remember the woman who gave birth in a tree in amidst floods in Mozambique, remember 2000 people that were killed in Rwanda and they were called cockroaches!! remember people who were survived in costration camps….WE WILL SURVIVE!!!!! hahahahahaaa!!!!! what is this!!!!!!

  79. Nilibe Polobulemu says:

    I think its time as human beings we start respecting our positions. If Lucius doesnt promote homosexuality – then that’s his position and it should be respected. If it means cancelling the contract based on what one believes – So be it! Bravo Soldier – Do not relent!

  80. bwana nkubwa says:

    Sell your soul to these illminate.dont worry soldier Almighty Jah is with you.

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