Lilongwe-based musician Annie Matumbi real name Chiyanjano Muhenzuwa has joined the several artists, who have released songs on Covid-19 pandemic by dropping his own titled ‘Coronavirus’.
Recorded at San Mag Studio in Area 49 in Lilongwe, Matumbi, who is one of the veterans of dancehall in the country, said he thought of being part of the awareness initiatives.
“Lots of songs have been released as regards Covid-19 pandemic but we need more songs and other material so that people are aware. As musicians, we take our messages very far and I believe my song will be listened to by many people. My target for the song is not only Malawi but the whole world,” he said.
Matumbi shows his talent again in the song telling it out that people should be careful and that coronavirus is a killer.
He also sings in the song that Covid-19 has affected the whole world and that people should take the necessary precautionary measures to avoid its spread.
“We need to unite and speak with one voice in the fight against the pandemic. This is why I decided to play my part, using my talent to come up with the song,” Matumbi of the ‘Julie’ fame said.
Other artists, who have already dropped Covid-19 songs include Piksy, Skeffa Chimoto and Joe Gwaladi.
Meanwhile some artists have also come together to work on Covid-19 songs and they include Anko Layi of the ‘Makwatirakwatira’ fame, Sam Smack, Vimbayi, Nepman, Anna Chimtengo and Khuza Rampi.
The songs produced by Anko Layi are ‘Tisaphweketse Covid-19’ and ‘Yehova Ife Tagonja’.
“I offered my studio to work on the songs and now we are on phase two working on music videos,” Anko Layi real name Layison Njati said.