NEWS | UNTAPPED TALENT
By Langson Kalua Junior
Another day, another new name is scribbled into the walls of M-Dubz urban music. Rap music, is amongst the fastest growing genre locally. Almost on a daily basis, a new kid is born into the local rap family.
To others, music is just a pastime activity that has no serious future in them. To Neto Malon3 however, rap is his mission. He has a goal to achieve.
“I eat, sleep and think music. I feel through music, I can reach out to all corners of the globe delivering messages that address various social issues,” he explains.
He is young, but his music skills is way matured than his age. To him, he sees himself growing bigger than most of the current rappers, locally.
“I’m not satisfied with my skills. Such an insatiable appetite to do more pushes me to further polish up my skills. I feel with time, I’m gonna be somewhere where most of the current established rappers are not,” he challenges.
His passion in music goes back to his childhood days when he used to be penning lyrics for his buddies. With time, he started practicing the actual singing stuff until he fell in love with the game.
- Birth name: Tony Mlenga
- Origin and meaning of the stage name: Neto means Tony my real name (in reverse) and Malone means Alone; my brother’s name so it’s a combination of two names
- Hometown: Mzuzu
- Date of birth:1 May 1999
- Education background : a form 4 student at Target private secondary school
- How he started
I started doing music when I was young I use to write song lyrics of well known artists later on I started writing my own songs and I did my first song when I was with 15 years titled “No Time”.
- Pastime activities: Listening to music
- First collabo: new xul ting ft DC Danza x twisky and Monty.
- Best friend in music : J-great
- Best producer worked with: p nice and Kalimu
- Favourite M-Dubz artist : Sonyezo
- Favourite M-Dubz music producer (s): Dj sley and sonyezo
- Favourite international artist: Jaden smith
- Best videographer: Mest Media
Social media handles
- Facebook: Neto Malon3
- Instagram: @Tony mlenga