Macky 2’s Biography



Mulaza Kaira (born 10 October 1984), also known by the stage namesMacky IIMacky 2MK Macky 2DJ Bugar, and Flava Boy, is a Zambian Multi-Award winning hip hop musician, singer, Songwriter and producer.[2][3] He is known for participating in the ninth season of Big Brother Africa, where he placed third in the competition.[4] Kaira is from Chingola, Zambia and runs the Macky 2 Hope Foundation, which supports orphans and vulnerable children.[5] His young brother Kondwani Kaira is also a musician and the two have shared the stage multiple times.[6] His sister, Towela Kaira whom they did together a song titled ‘Delay’ which has received massive radio in late 2019 alongside Kondwani Kaira is also a musician signed to #Kalandanyamusicpromotions .

MUSIC CAREER

Kaira began showing an interest in music in his childhood after attending the Catholic church in Ndola.[8]

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.[8] Two songs from the album, “I am The President” and “Number 1 Fan”, received radio play and were positively received by audiences.[8]

Between 2009 and 2010 he became involved in a feud with Lusaka rapper Slapdee, which increased his popularity in the city.

One noticeable song was the diss track “I’m Zed Hip Hop” which featured Chef 187.

Kaira received the Zambia Music Award for Album of the Year in 2013 for his album Legendary.[9][10] In 2014 [11] He was nominated in the Zambia Music Awards, in the categories of Best Mainstream Artist, Best Hip Hop/Rap Album and Best Collaboration.

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”.[14] 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.[15][16]

After competing in the house, D’banj of DB Records wanted to sign Kaira, but he declined due to the conditions of the contract. One issue with the contract was that it required him to vacate to Nigeria and release his first single on Valentine’s Day in 2016.

Discography

  • Ghetto President (2018)
  • Legendary (2012)[17]
  • Ndimupondo
  • Too Much Influence (2012)
  • Zero to Hero (2013)

Awards

  • 2011 Radio 4 song of the year Born n Bred Awards – “Mami (niuze)”[13]
  • 2013 Album of the year Zambian Music Awards – Legendary
  • 2015 Song of the year Zambia Music Awards – “Mama Rebecca”
  • 2016 Collabo of the year ZambiaMusic.Net Awards – “Lolo Lolo”

Personal life

Mulaza Kaira is married to Cheelo Hantiinga with whom they have a Daughter.[1] Kaira is also a Die hard fan of English Premier League club Manchester City and Nkana FC from his native Zambia.