Tay Grin wins Beffta award as best International African act

Malawi`s hip hop artist Tay Grin
has sustained his piling up of
awards as he has won an award
at the Black Entertainment Film
Fashion Television and Arts
(Beffta) Awards as Best
International African Act for his
new song The Beach.
The awards which were
presented at Hippodrome in
London placed him in two
categories, the first which he
vied for with P-Square, Nigeria`s
fats growing Davido, Timaya,
South Africa`s ladybird Zahara,
Awilo Longomba, Dr Sid, Olamide,
Sautisol and R2bees.
Enjoying his career: Grin
On the other category,for the
best video, Tay Grin faced
Mafikizolo for the video Khona,
Jose Chameleon for Wale Wale, Mr
Jayvic’s I Love Africa and the
remake of Pharrell Williams
Happy (We’re from Luton).
In an interview with Malawi24,
Grin said that he was very
grateful for the achievement
and was quick to thank all the
people that voted for him.
“I`am Honored, happy. This is a
great achievement for Malawi
music. We have made history
together thank you to everyone
that voted this is our award.
Greater things to come” said
Grin.
Grin real name Limbani Kalilani,
music revolves around African
and Malawian culture.
He is also known as Nyau King
for his fusing hip hop with
cultural genres. He has won local
and international awards
including a Channel O award.
Shows off the award: Grin
Tay Grin`s nomination on BAFTA
Awards also saw the Malawi flag
hanging high as other Malawians
who were nominated on various
awards.
Rose M’mangisa, was nominated
under the Best Beauty Queen
category and Alexina Phiri, was
nominated for Best Former
Beauty Queen.

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