United States Christian rapper Da T.R.U.T.H proved his popularity when his show at Blantyre Cultural Centre (BCC) on Sunday pulled a mammoth audience.
The BCC was jam-packed such that others invaded the stage to watch the performances.
There was a Carlsberg Urban Music Legacy show at College of Medicine, just a few kilometres from BCC, but this could not put the audience off.
And just as he did in 2013 when he came and conquered, the US rapper, who has blessed many souls with his sound, was impressive once again.
The rapper, real name Emmanuel Lee Lambert, wearing a camouflage short was electric on stage and gave it his all although he played with a CD.
The show, which went all the way to the night, was dominated by the youth, who sang along to most of his songs.
“People are very warm and hospitality amazing. It’s refreshing coming from the States where the people cannot be so warm. Everywhere I have gone among them Zimbabwe, South Africa and Malawi, it has been good,” he said.
Armed with his new album ‘It’s Complicated’ the rapper said the renditions were all about inviting people to walk with God but also to tell his story – the journey he has moved to be where he is today.
He was the last act to perform and although his set ended prematurely due to a technical problem, people were already satisfied.
Random interviews with people indicated they were satisfied with others saying it has been sometime since they experienced such a great gospel show.
Before Da T.R.U.T.H. took to the stage, the audience had warm-ups from Jeremiah Chikhwaza, David Kalilani, South Africa’s Lilly Million and Suffix.
Before Million offered her songs, she came first collaborating with Kalilani and later Suffix.
Her set saw her play the guitar showcasing her skills to the amazement of the audience.
“It’s been a great experience. A lot of people here don’t know my music yet but they have been so warm,” Million said.
She then revealed that the US rapper was shooting a video with Sukez and that she was part of the production.
“Malawi has beautiful places and Da T.R.U.T.H. thought of shooting a video,” said the songstress.
Suffix said he was happy to have shared the stage with two amazing artists in the US Rapper and Million.
The US rapper first performed in Mzuzu on Friday and then in Lilongwe where he is reported to have sparked before the Blantyre outing.
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