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Macky 2 Biography

Mulaza Kaira (born 10 October 1984), also known by the stage names Macky IIMacky 2MK Macky 2, DJ Bugar, and Flava Boy, is a Zambian Multi-Award winning hip hop musician, singer, songwriter and producer. He is known for participating in the ninth season of Big Brother Africa, where he placed third in the competition. Kaira is from Chingola, Zambia and runs the Macky 2 Hope Foundation, which supports orphans and vulnerable children.

Music career

Kaira began showing an interest in music in his childhood after attending the Catholic church in Ndola.

In 2011 he left home to travel to Lusaka, where he released his album Ndimupondo under the Digital X label with Alpha Entertainment and J-Kayo. Two songs from the album, “I am The President” and “Number 1 Fan”, received radio play and were positively received by audiences. Kaira received the Zambia Music Award for Album of the Year in 2013 for his album Legendary. In 2014 He was nominated in the Zambia Music Awards, in the categories of Best Mainstream Artist, Best Hip Hop/Rap Album and Best Collaboration. As of 2022, Macky 2 marked his retirement from active music with an album OLIJABA realized on June 5 and the same date marked his official entry into a reality tv KING BUGA which premiered on the same date. In short, June 5th will go down in history as a day the Zambian Music Icon transcend into Reality TV as the show is the first of its kind in Zambia.

Big Brother Africa 9

Kaira was a contestant on the ninth season of Big Brother Africa, and some viewers stated that he was “too quiet”. He survived in the house for the full length of the show and received a substantial amount of support from his fans and Zambians at large. He stayed in the house until the ninth and final week, when he was eliminated in third place.

Discography

Albums

  • Ghetto President (2018)
  • Legendary(2012)
  • Ndimupondo
  • Too Much Influence (2012)
  • Zero to Hero (2013)
  • OLIJABA (2022), (realized on 5th June)

Selected songs

  • “Feeling Feeling” – 2012
  • “Nangu Banchinge” – 2012
  • “Mukulu” – 2012
  • “Without You” – 2012
  • “Too Much Influence” – 2012
  • “Ngani Gelo Wandi” – 2012
  • “Pamaka” – 2012
  • “Why” – 2012
  • “Land Lord” – 2012
  • “Favor
  • “Mami (niuze)” – 2011
  • “Mama Rebecca” – 2015
  • “Mrs me” – 2020
  • “Sancho (Mwabombeni)” – 2021
  • “Early Riser” – 2020
  • “Alabalansa” – 2021
  • “Google”

Awards

  • 2011 Radio 4 song of the year Born n Bred Awards – “Mami (niuze)”
  • 2013 Album of the year Zambian Music Awards – Legendary
  • 2015 Song of the year Zambia Music Awards – “Mama Rebecca”
  • 2018 Album of the year Kwacha Music Awards

Personal life

Mulaza Kaira is married to Cheelo Hantiinga with whom they have a Daughter and a Son.

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