Isasasa ngengoma kaChalamanda kwezokuxhumana

Everson Luhanga

UGides Chalamanda wayeneminyaka engu-70 ngesikhathi eqopha ingoma yakhe ethi-“Linny” ngo-2000.

Ngemuva kweminyaka engu-22, uChalamanda oneminyaka engu-92, usephenduke undabuzekwayo emhlabeni ngemuva kokusabalala kwengoma yakhe ezinkundleni zokuxhumana.

Ku-Tiktok ingoma ethi-“Linny” isibukwe ngabantu abangaphezu kuka-80 million futhi isibalo sisaqhubeka nokunyuka.

Kwabelwana ngale ngoma esabalalayo ngaphansi kwe-#LinnyHooChallenge, ehlanganisa abantu bazo zonke izinhlanga, iminyaka, nobulili abahlanganyela ndawonye ukucula le ngoma emnandi.

Abaculi baseNingizimu Afrika, e-Philippines, nase-Canada benze ama-remix abo ukukhombisa uthando lwale ngoma.

Ividiyo yale ngoma iqale ukusabalala ngemuva kokuthi ifakwe ku-YouTube lapho esibukwe khona ngabantu abangaphezu kuka-6.9 million. Ngasekupheleni konyaka odlule, yafakwa ku-TikTok futhi yasabalala umhlaba wonke.

UChalamanda ubengazi lutho ngomthelela wengoma yakhe! Usanda kuzwa ngezingane zakhe kanye nabangani bakhe ngendlela ingoma yakhe ethandwa ngayo ezinkundleni zokuxhumana.

UChalamanda wazalwa ngo-1930 e-Chiradzulu, idolobhana elincane eliseningizimu ye-Malawi, amakhilomitha angama-25 ukusuka edolobheni lezohwebo lase-Malawi i-Blantyre. Waqala ukuthola udumo ezweni lakubo ngezingoma ezihlabahlosile ezifana nethi-“Buffalo Soldier”, lapho acula khona ngephupho lakhe lokuvakashela eMelika, kanye nengoma ethi-“Napolo”.

Engomeni yesi-Chichewa ethi-“Linny”, uChalamanda ukhuluma ngendlela abonga ngayo enye yamadodakazi akhe, uLinny, ngokuziphatha kahle kwayo nosizo lwayo kubazali bayo ngokushanela igceke.

“ULinny naye ubongwe ngothisha bakhe esikoleni ngokuzikhandla kwakhe”.

UChalamanda waqokwa njengomculi oyi-Best Neo Traditional kuma-Music Malawi Awards.

UChalamanda usebenzisane nabaculi abambalwa abasebancane iminyaka eyishumi edlule futhi usacula ezweni lonke.

Waduma umhlaba wonke ngonyaka odlule ngenkathi uPatience Namadingo, umculi wezokholo osemncane, ehlangana noChalamanda ukuqopha i-reggae remix yengoma ethi-“Linny”, enesihloko esithi-“Linny Hoo.”

Ngamaholidi adlule, uChalamanda ujabulise abantu base-Malawi abaningi ngokucula emadolobheni amakhulu ase-Malawi i-Blantyre, i-Lilongwe, i-Mzuzu kanye ne-Zomba.

Umfutho asenawo namanje uma esesiteji wanele noLinny, uthe akazi ukuthi angayithola kanjani imali yokudlalwa kwengoma yakhe ku-TikTok.

Imenenja yakhe uPemphero Mphande utshele i-AFP ukuthi uyalubhekisisa lolu daba futhi i-Copyright Society of Malawi ithe ikulungele ukusiza.