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Another brave musician is in the running for parliament in Malawi

September 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm | News

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

September 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm | News

Malawian rapper and politician Tay Grin

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.”

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!

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