(The silent dancehall Assassin)
ARTIST OF THE WEEK
Full Name; Benediction Kazembe Miziyawo
Origin of the name, Dicto B: I’d just played around with my name
Date of birth; 31 May 1997
Highest academic paper: Junior Certificate of Education
Favourite food; Irish potatoes
Record label; Wimbe Music Recording Company(WMRC)
Favourite colour; Black and red
Single, or taken? Single
Apart from music, what do you do for a living Schooling
What really drove you into this industry?
My uncles were so much into music; dancehall reggae. So the closer I got to them , the closer I became to dancehall music. One day, it forced me to visit the lab at WMRC
WHO’S WHO ON YOUR 265 URBAN MUSIC LIST
Best friend, musically? Lincoln Pablo
First professional song: Fake Friends
First professional producer: :Djay Wimbe
Best producer ever worked with? Djay wimbe
Favourite local artist: Malinga Mafia
Favourite international urban artist? Masicka
Favourite local videographer (s) Jah Kev (madness), Mest Media, and Asodzi
Favourite local Music video Born leader (dictod6 x Lincoln Pablo)
YOUR TAKE ON 265 URBAN MUSIC PODIUM
L City or BTz, which city is calling the shots, musically?:Lilongwe
From your observation, who’s ruling the 265 urban music industry currently? Dicto (d6)
The most embarrassing moment you’ve ever encountered as an artist Being dissed by an artist who gat no skill and see unknown artists talking a lot in music about how ‘bad’ they are when they ain’t bad
The most memorable moment? My first performance in Lilongwe at Mbowe; the turnout was just so awesome!
How do you relate the music of today and music of our parents back then? Good music is being cooked now than old days, in terms of production and messages,
What do you think needs to be done to promote urban music industry in Malawi? We need professional radio djs and TV Vjs in Malawi so that they can properly expose the music talent that Malawi possesses. The older generation should also assist in promoting the talent the youths are having
YOUR LIFE AGAINST OTHER ARTISTS, and YOUR MUSIC IN GENERAL
How would you describe the following people in one word each?
- Malinga Mafia; friendly
- Ka Sir Blanca; Friendly
- King Chambiecco; Friendly
Which of all your collabos do you cherish the most? Zanga zangabe that features Charisma, and versal rated
Whom would you want to work with? Masicka & Tommy lee
Which local urban dancehall hit is currently standing out this year?:Everything Nice by Archaida Universe
LET’S TALK SOMETHING PERSONAL
How would you describe yourself? I’m always positive with whatever I do
Assuming you are getting married, who would be your best man? Rawlings Denzel Namanya
What’s your dream holiday destination?
Assuming you passes on today, whom would you want to lay the first wreath on his tombstone?
- My Mother
Favourite chilling spot in Kasungu
- Kasalika market
What motivates you every day you wake up?
- To see myself still alive
Any other talents you have apart from doing Music?
Any hidden issues about you that people don’t know but you think may be interested to know?
- I’m always passionate about Jamaica and its lifestyle
- And I’ve just changed my stage name to Dih Six; meaning the six like being number 6 on top ten dancehall chart. I think im at the Right place of dancehall,
ANY MESSAGE TO 265 DIE-HARDS (YOUR FANS)?
“Big up to all fans and keep it same way; keep support me always, I love y’all!”