Ahead of their album launches, Gwamba and Piksy have on Friday received a financial boost from Goshen City, an investment by Prophet Bushiri.
The Gospel Hip-Hop rapper, Dancun Zgambo will be launching his second album called “True Independence ” in Blantyre on July 23rd, 2022 and he has received a financial boost of K15 million from Goshen City.
Evance Zangazanga popularly known as Piksy who already launched his album titled “Mtunda” in two cities, Blantyre and Lilongwe has been given K5 million to hp him to launch the same album in Mzuzu.
Making his remarks during the handover event at Golden Peaco Hotel in Lilongwe, Goshen City deputy Chief Executive Officer, Willie Kalonga said the gesture is a potent breakpoint statement to artists globally that they have a partner in Goshen City.
Kalonga added that the institution will be supporting several sectors and art is just one of them.
He explains, “We have two artists here who are touching people’s lives their music. Their compositions are giving strength to the weary and hope to those in despair.
“We don’t want people to see this as Goshen City on one hand and Gwamba and Piksy and on the other hand. We want people to see this as the beginning of a fruitful journey between Goshen City and the artists industry globally.”
Kalonga added that they look to partner with every artist both Locally and internationally.
The Hip-Hop landlord said Organising a concert is financially strenuous as such his management has been knocking on various institutions and individuals seeking support and Goshen City is just one of them.
“I am thankful to Goshen City, ” said Gwamba. “To receive such help, especially coming from an establishment that is new, its very pleasing and will see me do my best,” added Gwamba.
He further added that in the coming days, more companies will be unveiled that have come fourth to support their concert.
Taking his turn, Piksy said the support is the milestone in the promotion of local art.
He said, “I am very grateful for what Goshen City has done. We hope that more organisations and companies will lander support in the art industry and realise how the sector is if properly handled. “