The 265 Artists’ Encyclopedia

Lets get into the hidden life of Nes-Nes; The symbol of authenticity, humanity, and positivity

265 ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA He is relatively a down to earth urban artist. He is one of most humble urban artists you will ever meet. Listening to his life history, you would note that he is one mature artist in town. Unlike other urban artists locally, you will never hear nor listen to his songs publicly boasting about his being ghetto, ...

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ABAMBO AB; The musical messiah who’s using music to change young people’s mindset

265 ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA Back in the days, we had very few urban musical groupings. Out of nowhere, there popped up a rather very youthful Rap crew under the name, The Basement. This was comprised of AB, Cyclone, and Randy. Through such hits as Banyamulenge, and Kadona Kanga, the trio formed a triple threat that shook the music podium, locally. Its ...

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Get to know, ZEPHY MR OLDIES; The crafty artist who’s making music productions look so easy

265 ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA Zephy-on-the-beat!!! If you ever come across such a voice-tag in any of the songs on your playlist, just know that that is the handiwork of Zephy, Mr Oldies. Zephy is the name that needs no introduction at all, more especially if you are from Mzuzu, and the surrounding areas. His productions are a marvel to listen to. ...

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Meet KD-Z : The rare breed who Mixes talents with academic prowess

265 ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA K2B-BLOCK is one of the heavy-weights in the rap business. It has been in the game for some time. It is one of the crowd pullers as far as ghetto following is concerned. One of the core members of the group, KD-Z has some story that needs to be told. His is a story of motivation and ...

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Meet TIDACASE; The hoarse voiced ghetto super-star

265 ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA Tidacase is another latest urban artist to enter into the 265 Artists’ Encyclopedia. The Lilongwe-based artist has been in the rap game for some ages now. He is the ghetto. And throughout his life, he has always identified himself that way. So, if you have no idea who Tida is, how he started his music and the ...

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Meet JAY JAY CEE; the New face of afro-reggae-dancehall in Malawi

265 URBAN ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA Jay Jay Cee is arguably the hottest afro-dancehall reggae artist in Malawi currently. His antics both in the booth and on stage are a marvel to the dancehall fraternity and music lovers in general. But how much do we know about him? What drove him into this industry? How was his childhood? If all those had ...

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Meet VANTING: The verbal slaughter who murders any beat

265 ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA As we continue driving you into the hidden world of our urban artists, now is the turn for one of the country’s little known yet lyrically aggressive reggae artists, VANTING. If reggae is your passion and you have never listened to a Mzuzu-Based multi-skilled artist, Vanting, then you are civilizations away from listening to good music. Vanting ...

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Meet TOAST; Toasting his way up the M-Dubz ladder

265 ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA As we continue driving you into the hidden world of our urban artists, this week we are looking at the profile of TOAST. Toast is one of the local urban artists who’ve got a lot of his skin covered in ink. How much do you know about him? What drove him into this industry? PERSONAL DETAILS Birth ...

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Get into the life of PHYZIX; The Jack of all trades

THE 265 ARTISTS’ ENCYCLOPEDIA BIRTH NAME: Noel Limbani Chikoleka OTHER STAGE NAMES: Captain Bae, Phyzo, Man Phyzo DATE OF BIRTH: 18th December 1986 BIRTH PLACE: Lilongwe ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR: Urban music GENRE: Hip Hop, Afro Pop, Trap CURRENT LOCATION OF BUSINESS: Lilongwe RECORD LABEL: It’s Only Entertainment (IOE) to which he is the proprietor WHO IS PHYZIX? Phyzix is multi facet. ...

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