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Macelba and Saint to drop new single

Written by  Moses Nyirenda
Macelba and Saint-in action Macelba and Saint-in action

Lilongwe, January 11: Urban musicians of the moment, Macelba of the ‘Apse Mtima’ fame and ‘Delilah’ hitmaker, Saint, have teamed up on a joint project and are due to release a single titled ‘Tchekela’.

The single, whose drop date is the 29th of this month has been produced as one way of appreciating the support the artists have received from their fans in the just ended year, according to one half of the duo, Macelba.

“We sat down with my brother Saint. One thing which was clear was the love and support we enjoyed from our fans in the past year and we thought it wise to come up with something which will excite our fans as we start the new year,” said Macelba in an interview with Mana.

The track will be officially premiered on Radio 2 FM on the day of release, during Joy Nathu’s trendy local urban music program, Made on Monday, a platform which has helped a lot of artists launch and announce their new projects.

Macelba indicated that the song would be available for download on Malawi music.com a day after its official release.

He expressed hope that the song would be positively received by their fans, a product he said has taken a slight deviation from their previous work while at the same time staying within the needs and interests of urban music lovers.

“I am sure that our fans will like this new track in the way they supported us last year and they will get the same taste of our music but in an improved package,” said Macelba.

However, he did not disclose the message, concept and genre of the upcoming song saying the song would be a surprise to their fans. The track has been produced by Tricky Beats and Sispence.

Saint’s‘Delilah’  a loved club hit which also topped the charts on several radio stations last year, won a nomination for song of the year in the Urban Music People (UMP) awards but lost out to Macelba’s ‘Apse mtima’  for the best song annual gong.


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