On 07th November, 2020 Legacy Music Inc conducted an online interview with the Legendary Dancehall Artist Binge.
The interview went as follows:
Question 1: Greetings Binge. Can you explain a brief background about yourself in as far as Dancehall music is concerned?
Answer: Yes greetings.I grew up around music especially reggae music.I have my uncle and my aunt who used to listen to reggae music a lot so I was used to this kind of music up to date. We also had a family choir way back in 1984 I was singing tenor sometimes alto. I was born in Zomba but grew up in Blantyre.
Question 2: Binge, 1984 its a long time back, tell us how old are you? And in which year did you start taking your music seriously?
Answer: Am in 40’s and I started doing serious music in the year 1998, this time around we used to participate in rap and ragga music competitions.
Question 3: From what you have told us, how many musicians are in your family?
Answer: We are two but the family choir included the uncles and the aunt’s. Me and my young brother Young General although he’s not active
Question 4: Great. How may albums or Mixtapes have you put out in your career and what should your fans expect from you?
Answer: I have one studio album titled “Uthenga ndi zing’wenyeng’wenye”..one compilation album titled “Binge and the hip-hop stars”.its a compilation if singles that i did with different hiphop artists like L planet, L ceez (the late), Phyzix, Mwanache just to name a few.
Question 5: So Binge, should we say that you became a musician because of your background or someone inspired you?
Answer: Because of my background music is in my blood. My mother was also a great lover of music.
Question 6: So What’s next? should we expect any new project(s) coming out?
Answer: Am working on my new album and a DVD
Question 7: Are there any collaborations in your new album?
Answer: Yes of course, I am planing on featuring Martse, Lulu, Wikise and Kell Kay although discussions are still in pipeline but there are also some singles that i already did with Atoht Manje, Nepman and Mafo.
Question 8: Binge who do you see will be the next Dancehall icon in Malawi?
Answer: Mmmmmh Eli I guess
Question 9: If you were given a chance to work with only one international artist, who it be?
Answer: Bounty killer
Question 10: Apart from music what other things do you like to do?
Answer: Cooking, travelling and watching wrestling.
Question 11: Assuming that you are no longer interested in music. What will be your next option? or what would you be doing?
Answer: Haha am going to be doing music forever, its in my blood that’s why zimandivuta to change my hard-core style.
Question 12: Before we finish the interview, what advise can you give to all the upcoming artists?
Answer: They must be humble osathamangira ndalama, make a name first. It’s not easy to make a name don’t give up keep on singing, don’t expect to make a name in a week.
To book for an interview contact the C.E.O on +265884080460 or the Marketing and Finance Manager on +265884173589