Da’ T.R.U.T.H., one of United States celebrated Christian rappers, will next month perform in Malawi’s commercial capital Blantyre.
The gospel lyricist, born Emanuel Lee Lambert Jr., is on an African Tour from 8-25 February and among other countries, he will hold live concerts in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa.
Nyasa Times has learnt that in Malawi, Da’ T.R.U.T.H. is scheduled to perform live on the afternoon of 17th February at College of Medicine Sports Complex in the commercial city.
The Malawi concert is being facilitated by I.D Projects, a media and events management company based in Blantyre, who confirmed the news.
The firm’s Lusayo Mhango, though saying it was too early to divulge more information, said “The rumour is true. The venue and dates [have been] confirmed”.
A 2007 to 2010 Stellar Award winner for Rap/hi-hop Gospel CD of the Year as well as Grammy award nominee, Da’ T.R.U.T.H. has performed before millions as a rapper and urban missionary since the age of 16.
The rapper, who has toured with Kirk Franklyn and Mary Mary, is set to release his 6th album titled Love, Hope, War.
“He will be touring Africa following the release of his latest album Love, Hope, War on 29th January 2013,” said Mhango.
Da’ T.R.U.T.H. will be the sixth renowned U.S. Christian rapper to visit Malawi in two years after Lecrae, Flame, Trip Lee, Tedashii and KB also performed in the country in 2011 courtesy of I.D. Projects.
I.D. Projects has also worked with Malawi’s own artists among them Wambali Mkandawire and Gospel, among others.