13 June 2008

Esau Mwamwaya - First World Music

So there has been a real Buzz about Esau Mwamwaya the Malawian singer who lives in Hackney. First his version of Mia's paper planes as well as being featured on the front cover of Fader Magazine and a write up in the recent Time Out Africa issue.

Esau Mwamwaya version of Mia's Paper Planes

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In 1999 Esau Mwamwaya moved to London, England and he currently run a second-hand furniture store in Clapton, East London.

Esau's store is on the same street as Radioclit's studio, and after the Radioclit boy's bought a bike of Esau and invited him to one of their house warming parties, they made friends and started working on music together. Half a year later, an album is taking form and we all want to share the beautiful music we feel we've been making!
Words taken from his myspacehttp://www.myspace.com/esaumwamwaya

We are currently loving Kamphpopo


michael a. gonzales said...

diggin' your spot; black nerds unite!

Anonymous said...

Saw this new cover version / remix song and video " M.I.A - Paper Planes (Diss By DeLon)" has been done by Delon (http://www.myspace.com/delonrap)

Ceylon Records - the label handling Sri Lankan Rapper Delon has released this controversial video -
M.I.A - Paper Planes (Diss By DeLon)

MIA Paper Planes (Diss by Delon)

Delon speaks about his Cover Version of "Paper Planes"

More from Delon....