Lolavye, a.k.a ‘Lo Sims’, emerged the winner of the Kountapoint’s October Buzz of the Month music competition with 72 votes while the runner up, Livin2Die, received 47 votes. Kountapoint is an online platform that gives Zambian gospel artists an opportunity to showcase and market their music UPCOMING Gospel Rapper Lolavye Simukoko has won Kountapoint’s October Buzz of the Month music competition, beating four other contestants.
Kountapoint is an online platform that gives Zambian gospel artists an opportunity to showcase and market their music.
Artists submit their songs, mixtapes and albums then the public vote for the artist of their choice monthly.
Lolavye, a.k.a ‘Lo Sims’, emerged the winner of the October competition with 72 votes while the runner up, Livin2Die, received 47 votes.
In an interview with the Lusaka Star, Lo Sims says he feels blessed to have won the award as he believed it has opened avenues for him such as working with legendary producer, Dida Steez, who is set to produce one of his songs for free as per winning package from Kountapoint.
The winner also gets free cover art, promo designs, career and branding tips and marketing leading up to the release of the song.
Lolavye is grateful to his fans for voting for him in the competition.
“Keep supporting me in my music career and I will deliver the best food for your soul,” he urges his fans.
“All the contestants were good. I am glad I have been chosen as the winner. This is my first award in my music career. I am looking forward to more opportunities of such kind,” he says.
Lolavye states that the mixtape (A Path Revealed) he submitted for the competition consists of 14 songs among them wounded, sex before marriage and amalumbo yonse.
He featured the likes of Soba, Poyez and Cathy on his mixtape in his songs wounded, sex before marriage and amalumbo yonse respectively.
The songs are currently receiving massive airplay on UNZA Radio.
He explains that he was inspired to title his mixtape ‘A Path Revealed’ because of the wayward lives he has observed most youths living, contrary to the teachings of Jesus Christ.
“I needed to use my gift of rap to reach out and remind my fellow youths the right path they should tread daily. A Path Revealed is a reminder of how to lead a Christ like life. The songs in it encourage people to refrain from being attached to worldly pleasures,” he says.
Lolavye, who is also a second year Mass Communication student at the University of Zambia admits it is challenging to juggle music and school.
“But by God’s grace, I manage to succeed in both areas. I would not give up any of them,” he states.
Lolavye reveals he recorded a track dubbed ‘Armour of victory’ last Friday and featured the talented Sobre.
“I am set to record unborn beauty with Tasila Mwale. The release of these two singles is something my fans should look out for. I will communicate the release dates later though,” he says.
The 22 year old rapper plans to release his first music album as soon as he raises enough funds for the project.
ZANACO OPEN A THREE LEAD IN MTN/FAZ SUPER LEAGUE
Zanaco Football club has continued occupying first position on the MTN/FAZ Super league table after recording their third back to back victory with Real Nakonde being their latest casualties in Week 32 round of matches played between yesterday and Tuesday 24th October.
Zanaco’s Heritier Nkonko was first to find the back of the net for the bankers against Real in the 36th minute while a 69th minute second-half goal by Felix Nyaende condemned Real Nakonde to their 20th loss of the season.
Meanwhile, Second placed Green Buffaloes yesterday played to a zero zero stalemate with Lusaka Dynamos while Kitwe based Power dynamos on Tuesday managed to salvage a one all draw against their copperbelt rivals Zesco United.
And Nkana yesterday thrashed Nkwazi by two goals to zero in a thrilling match played at Nkana stadium with Striker Ronald Sate Sate Kampamba scoring in the 26th minute through a Harrison Chisala assist.
Nkana continued to search for a second goal and their efforts were rewarded as left back Dieugo Apanane's ferocious goal from a free kick in the 85th minute pushed the Kitwe based to fourth position on the table.
This means Zanaco still seat in first position with 60 points from 32 games played while Green Buffaloes trail the bankers in second place with 57 points from 32 games.
Zesco united are in third position with 56 points and two games in hand while Nkana occupy fourth position on 55 points after 32 games played.
At the bottom of the table in relegation waters is City of Lusaka seating on 20th position after recording their 24th loss of the season from 31 games, while Mufulira Wanderers, Konkola Blades and Real Nakonde occupy 17th, 18th, and 19th positions respectively.
THE FAZ/MTN SUPER LEAGUE TABLE AFTER WEEK 32 ROUND OF MATCHES
WEEK 32 FULL RESULTS
Zesco 1-1 Power Dynamos
Lumwana Radiants 0-1 Napsa Stars
Nkana 2-0 Nkwazi
Zanaco 2-0 Real Nakonde
Konkola Blades 1-2 Red Arrows
Mufulira Wanderers 0-0 Choma Eagles
Nchanga Rangers 1-0 Buildcon
Green Buffaloes 0-0 Lusaka Dynamos
City of Lusaka 0-1 Kabwe Warriors
Nakambala Leopards 0-0 Forest Rangers ... See MoreSee Less