Artist Profile : Mumba Yachi
Mumba Yachie is a Zambian folk musician born in Mokambo, border town with the DRC . He developed interest in music at a tender age while listening to his mother singing in a church choir and the father playing his various records of African musicians like Franco Luambo, reggae artist Peter Tosh among others .
Mumba Yachi got seriously involved with music after spending one day in the university auditorium and felt that it wasn’t his passion, he found it boring and left to answer his music call. He has never looked back since than.
In 2009 he released his first album dubbed “INSPIRE ME” featuring hit songs like: “YOU ARE MY LOVE”,” WHAT HAVE YOU DONE ME”, “TUTE”,”WE MWANA WANDI”
In 2010 he was nominated for Born and Bred Music award in the Best Foreign Rhythm and subsequently invited to perform at the NGOMA AWARDS, he gave an impressive and outstanding performance. In 2011 he played at Alliance Francaise along side Mutinta for Journee mondiale de la musique. He signed a record deal with Vatice Mushauko (Inzy production and design), this resulted in the production of his latest album called Mongu Rice. The album features 13 songs with so many influences in it.
The album Mongu Rice is on sale online via Itunes.
What have you done to me