By Chifundo D Zingunde
When the Malawian prominent dancehall group, Mabilinganya Empire announced they are on verge of releasing a new album, many expected the award winning super star, Jay Jay C, to feature in most of their songs. The album titled Tidalipo Tilipo, Tizakhalapo is expected to feature a number of artists but surprisingly Mabilinganya Empire has announced that Jay Jay C will not feature in any of the songs.
In an interview, one of the senior members of Mabilinganya Empire , Chisomo Kachigamba stage-named Dotolo, said Jay Jay C (real name Juma James Chitsonga) had been was busy that he could not be available for preparations.
Later on in an interview Kachigamba changed his statement saying the omission of Jay is due to the group’s rule of nor featuring a new member in an album.
“Nobody has expressed worry about Jay Jay not featuring in any of the songs. Jay knows the rules. We trust him but rules are rules he is new he can’t be in the new album.” Said Kachigamba.
He further said Mabilinganya Empire is training live band to make their Music lively and people should expect good music.
“We are training live band so as to make the launch interesting to everyone that includes youths and adults ,you should expect good Music”. Promised Kachigamba.
On his part, Jay Jay C said that he is not annoyed with his crew, since they are only trying to follow the rules.
“All in all am still in Mabilinganya Empire , and I have been representing the empire and I will keep on representing it no matter what, the empire is vast and I understand them .” Said Jay Jay C.
The Iwe maliro hit maker also promised his fans that they should expect a new song from him every month.
“Its 2017, new levels are going to be unlocked, people should expect fire this year, almost every month I will be dropping a new tune.” Said Jay Jay C.
The new Mabilinganya album, Tidalipo,Tilipo Tizakhalapo, has 11 tracks that include the hit song “Zathu izi” which was premiered on MBC’s 2 FM , last month. It will be launched anytime soon as the group since is waiting for their manager to jet in from Japan.