By Chisomo Phiri
In a historic moment for the Malawian Music Industry, Tay Grin’s ‘TCHA’ music video has officially passed consideration at the Grammy Awards, marking a significant milestone and igniting a wave of pride and excitement within the music community.
The breakthrough news came to light through a report by Zambian blog, Zedcoop, confirming the Grammy Awards Screening Committees’ validation of the ‘TCHA’ music video’s placement in The Best African Performance category.
This recognition represents a remarkable achievement not only for Tay Grin but for the entire Malawian music scene, solidifying its presence on the global stage.
‘Tcha’ is a fusion of the artist’s signature style of traditional Manganje and hip-hop.
Making the announcement, the musician described the Best African Music Performance consideration as a win for all Malawians.
“It give me great pleasure and honor to announce that we have been “considered” for the Best African Performance at the GRAMMY AWARDS.
“This is huge for our nation and I humbly ask that we continue promoting the song on all platforms drumming up the the needed support and hopefully get a Grammy nomination for Tcha.
“I would like to thank everyone who was involved in the making of this project and I am very hopeful. Let’s go Malawi,” wrote the artist on his Facebook page.
Tay Grin has been known to fuse Africa sounds with hip hop samples & coming up with unique music.
On this incredible win, he follows the footsteps of Malawi Prison Band which received a Grammy nod in 2015 for the Best World Music Album.
In brief, the prestigious Grammy Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the music industry.