Well, it looks like popular Ugandan musician and member of parliament Bobi Wine who has been in the news lately for daring to stand against President Museveni and his government is fast becoming an inspiration among his peers.
Malawian hip-hop artist Limbani Kalilani, known by his stage name Tay Grin has also expressed his desire to become a Member of Parliament in his country on the ticket of the incumbent Democratic Progressive Party.
The rapper took to his Twitter page to make the announcement with the caption, “The Journey has begun, I am running for MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT (MP) FOR LILONGWE CITY CENTRE. I need your support, let’s work together to develop our country.”
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The Journey has begun, I am running for MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT (MP) FOR LILONGWE CITY CENTRE. I need your support, let’s work together to develop our country. pic.twitter.com/6DuTgDW4Mk
— Tay Grin (@Tay_Grin) September 21, 2018
On Sunday, the rapper, whose mother, Dr Jean Kalilani is currently the Minister of Gender in President Mutharika’s government also shared a video of him at a rally officially launching his political career. Take a look at it below and share with us your thoughts. Do you think he’s up to the task?
And just in case you do not know who Tay Grin is, here are some of his popular songs you can familiarize yourself with. Enjoy!
Below are some reactions to his announcement:
Kudos my brother. It’s nice 2 see young Africans step up to the challenge. We dey with u
— IG: @official2baba (@official2baba) September 22, 2018
All the best. But wrong choice of a party as far as most of us unemployed guys are concerned
— sicko (@Sabz_Sabali) September 21, 2018
Wishing you all the best in your endeavor. God speed!✊?
— TNO (@tnospitter) September 21, 2018
Go and represent the youth.. Best of luck dude
— William Kalisache (@williamkalisach) September 22, 2018
are you the next BOBI WINE?? Musician turned politician
— #FREEMALAWIGOLD?? (@YUPEZ_) September 21, 2018
@HEBobiwine did it you can also did it
— Kaks lamar (@Kaks_lamar) September 22, 2018