It seems to me Tay Grin has zero intentions of being out of the headlines. He has been a ‘trending topic’ following his huge achievements last year, and he recently hit the spotlight again after his edgy and unexpected hairdo. Pushing boundaries? Grin has definitely mastered the art.
The Malawian superstar – who was, not so far back in South Africa shooting the video to his latest single ‘Tola’ – has announced the song in which he featured Tanzania’s Vanessa Mdee will drop on Monday, 20th of March. It will be a double release as the multi-award winning Nyau King is set to drop both the audio track and visuals of the highly-anticipated song on the same date. The video release is exclusive to TRACE Africa and the audio will premiere on radios across Malawi and the rest of the continent.
‘Tola” is a dance song produced by Malawian serial hit maker come producer Sonyezo, whom he has been teaming up with lately. It was also directed by Nigerian Sesan Ogunro, who is one of Africa’s greatest video directors.
“It’s an A list team on this project. It was fire all over in the studio as we made the audio, fire as we made the video and now it’s that time we unleash that fire. 2017 is fire everywhere. We are taking Malawi to the world in HD,” Tay Grin speaks of his upcoming release.
According to Grin’s social media posts, he and Vee Money teamed up on the first of January to record ‘Tola’ when the Tanzanian vocalist was in Malawi for the New Year’s Party in Lilongwe on December 31, organized by Grin’s Black Rhyno Entertainment. Where people let great opportunities pass them by, Tay Grin is nowhere to be found. This is especially true considering the fact that the new song is coming out as the Nyau King is billed to perform at Iceland’s largest music festival Secret Solstice in June alongside global music superstars such as Rick Ross, Big Sean, PharoaheMonch, Chaka Khan and Young M.A. Mind you, Tay Grin is the first Malawian to be enlisted to perform at the festival and is the only artist from Africa billed to entertain the fans with pure African music.
The Malawian star has been in the spotlight after putting out his 2016 smash hits ‘Chipapapa’ feat 2Baba, ‘Kanda’ feat Sonyezo and Nigeria’s Orezi as well as ‘Sugar Mami’ feat Sonyezo and Zambia’s Roberto. Slowing down is definitely not in this guy’s books. What are your expectations of a Tay Grin and Vanessa Mdee collaboration? Share your thoughts in the comments section!