Suffix

Artist of the week; SUFFIX

ARTIST OF THE WEEK

MAKING URBAN GOSPEL MUSIC LOOK SO EASY

By Langson Kalua Junior

Urban gospel music is now one of the trend setters in M-Dubz. In the books of urban gospel music locally, it could be incomplete if Suffix’s name could be skipped. He is amongst the elite club that has redefined the genre.

Lyrically blessed, Suffix is no ordinary rapper. He is amongst the top top urban gospel rappers currently. So, how did he ventured into the industry? What’s his insight about urban music in general? Well, let’s take a ride.

 MINI BIO

Birth name: Aubrey G. Ghambi

The meaning and origin of Suffix:   I failed to pronounce “Suffix when I was in form 3, so folks started teasing me by calling me *Sufix* as in SU not SA

Date of birth: 27th Aug

Life outside music: I am a holder of Bachelor’s degree in Economics, I am Working as an Accountant/Bookkeeper for Young life Malawi Organization

Record label: None

Origin of your passion in music: Started rapping around the year 2010 when I was in form 4 at Chiradzulu secondary school.

LIKES

Favorite drink – Cocopina

Favourite meal – Rice and beef

Favourite hide out: Church, home, My pastor’s/Liwu’s/Kbg’s place

Best friend – I have a circle of like 6 people (my pastor, Liwu, KBG, chapterz, mistagray, little sister)

Song of the moment in local urban music -Illuminati by Eli Njuchi

WHO’S WHO ON YOUR LIST?

First producer – Wico Justice (Chilobwe)

First professional song – Ulendo wa kumwamba

First collabo – Ndazizura remix feat Keim

Best producers ever worked with -Dj Sley, GD, Keim

Best studio – dare devils’ Lo Budget Records, Stich Fray’s & Chit chat

Best television show locally – Fresh On zodiak

Most trending local urban artist locally – currently Shammah vocal

Favourite international urban music artist -Lecrae

Favourite local videographer – Vj ice

All time local urban music guru – Lulu

Whackest urban music artist of all time – none

DREAMS

Which local Malawian artist would you want to have a collabo with? –Wambali Mkandawire

Which international artist would you want to have a collabo with? –Lecrae

Dream country to perform? – US

Dream holiday destination –Dubai

Dream car? BMW

JUST GENERAL

What makes you unique?:  God

New year resolutions 2019: I feel like I am dropping another project and impacting more lives.

Can one take Malawi urban music as a serious career (just like the way it is in other countries) – it depends on one’s seriousness.

MEMORIES

Most memorable moment in life as an artist? – My first music project launch (D.O.S mix tape) at CU when I was at Catholic University.

Most embarrassing moment? -My first performance in Zambia when I went off the beat on stage and the mic went off.

In one word:

How do you describe yourself? – Believer

TRIVIA

Your reaction to Anatha song by Seven-0-More -the last verse especially the part he said “tonse tizatha”

  • That was on point, just shows how nothing lasts forever but GOD

How do you rate your music – I let people speak for me when they listen

Social media handles

  • Facebook – suffix
  • Twitter – @suffixMw
  • Instagram – @suffix_mw

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