One of the best collections of the season is about to be released on November 1, a mix tape from Esau Mwamwaya
; The Very Best. And it is.
Mwamwaya was born in Mzuzu in Malawi, East Africa. He grew up in the capital, Lilongwe, where he played drums in various bands such as Masaka Band. In 1999 Esau Mwamwaya moved to London and until recently run a second-hand furniture store in Clapton, East London.
Esau’s shop was on the same street as Radioclit’s old studio, and after the Radioclit boy’s bought a bike from Esau they invited him to one of their house warming parties They made friends and started working on music together. Two years later and the project has gotten it’s name The Very Best. An album is finished (due 2009), and a mixtape/bootleg album is being released on Green Owl Records
Here’s a couple songs
Dinosaur Of The Lost Ark – Esau Mwamwaya + Ben Brewer
Boyz – Esau Mwamwaya, Akon & M.I.A