Former parliamentarian for Chikwawa Central Bernadetta Mlaka Maliro has launched her musical career on Sunday afternoon at Robins Park in Blantyre when she officially launched her first gospel album titled Yahweh before a good crowd.
The launch which assembled cream of gospel artists in the country saw the huge audience turn up to support and welcome Bernadetta Maliro into the gospel Iindustry joining her husband who is veteran musician and now pastor Mlaka Maliro .
Dressed in yellow and white dress, Bernadetta appeared on stage at exactly 3:40pm after the performance of Favoured Martha, Limbani Simenti, Sam Maliza, Thoko Katimba , Peter Mlangeni, starting with the title track of the album Yahweh she performed three tracks from the album before the launch of the CD which was bought by former minister Sidik Mia at undisclosed fee.
Soon after the launch, Bernadetta performed back-to-back songs from her album which includes the love song Kulibe which she said she dedicated it to her husband as she said there’s no one who can have a perfect lover like angels but there’s need to feel satisfied with the one God gave them.
Bernadetta performed the song with her husband Mlaka Maliro as they were seen holding each other on the stage for several times as supporters chant and ululate their romance.
At exact 4:30 guest artist during the show, music doyen Lucius Banda appeared on stage.
Banda, who was backed by Bernadetta Mlaka Maliro, Peter Mlangeni, Thoko Katimba and Mlaka Maliro started with gospel songs Pa ulendo, Pharaoh and also performed Samuel with Thoko Katimba with Mlaka Maliro coming in the middle of the song declaring prosperity, healing and breakthroughs to the audience.
When Lucius Banda announced bowing out of stage, he was forced by the audience to sing more.
Soldier then performed more gospel songs; Pang’ono pang’ono which was released in 1990s and Mlaka Maliro played a keyboard bring back to the hey days when he was with Zembani Band.
Bernadetta thanked the audience for welcoming her in the music circle and also took time to justify the presence of Lucius Banda, saying he is like their father apart from being family friends.
Meanwhile, Bernadetta Mlaka Maliro is set to launch the album again this week end at Sheffer ICA Marque in Lilongwe before she performs at Mzuzu Boma Park on 4th October 2015Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :