After adding three more awards to his already glittering trophy cabinet, Tay Grin will celebrate Nyasa Music Awards gongs with his fans at Cockpit in Lilongwe for Friday night.
Tay Grin grabbed three awards in the inaugural NMA which are Best Male Artist, Best Video and Best Live Act.
“It’s going to be a great night. This is a huge opportunity to celebrate with my fans. I would like to thank the fans who voted for me,” said Tay Grin who will be joined by Theo Thomson and Sonye.
In a press release, the rapper said he has achieved a lot because of his fans.
“I cherish the support from my fans that is why I thought of celebrating with them on Friday. My fans give me the strength and I would like to assure them that the best is yet to come,” he said.
In June, Tay Grin is expected to share the big stage with American rapper Rick Ross at this year’s Secret Solstice Festival 2017, Reykjavik in Iceland.
Tay Grin has won a number of awards which include Channel O’s Best Collabo or Duo 2009 with the video ‘My Type of Guy’ which features Buffalo Souljah, Gal Level and DJ Waxxy. In 2014 he was voted Most Influential Person by Hub Magazine UK and won a Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts (Beffta) award for Best International African Act. In 2016 he won Beffta Star Award in the music category, voted Malawian urban artist and best video (UMP) and WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards Best Traditional Video award with Chipapapa which features Nigeria’s 2baba.
The Nyau King has collaborated with Sway (UK), Brick & Lace (Jamaica), Naeto C (Nigeria), Ice Prince (Nigeria), 2face (Nigeria), Wahu (Kenya), Nameless (Kenya), Double HP (South Africa), Lira (South Africa), Buffalo Souljah (Zimbabwe), Gal Level (Namibia), Scar (Botswana), Petersen (Zambia), Kmillian (Zambia), Vee (Botswana), Stagga (Botswana), Hamoba (Zambia), Slap Dee (Zambia), DA Les and Ishmael (South Africa) and Orezi (Nigeria).
The fun at Cockpit Lounge continues after it was announced early this year that a number of artists have been lined up. Other artists who have already performed at the lounge are Giddes Chalamanda, Edgar ndi Davis and Lulu.