Singer Pilato arrested for ‘Bufi’ song

Singer Pilato arrested for ‘Bufi’ song


Chama ‘Pilato’

Local artist and singer Pilato has been arrested for ‘dissing’ the PF regime in the new popular song, the Watchdog has been informed.Pilato and Peterson released a controversial hit song entitled BUFI  (lies) a few days ago.

‘Right now he is remanded in custody at Lusaka central police pending questioning,’ a source told the Watchdog.

Pilato, whose real name is Chama Fimba ( 29 years old) won the best poetry Ngoma Award in 2010, for his Poetry book, “Impressions.”

In the hits Bufi, Petersen and Pilato sing about broken promises like cheap fuel, construction of roads and job opportunities for young people. Singing in Bemba, Petersen says all were lies as people are still sleeping in dirt. Boza, bufi, ulabeja, wenye are some of the recurring words in the song that traces the lies certain politicians uttered while campaigning for power. He said you were lying Tata. You promised cheap fuel; you said you will construct roads but you were lying as people are still sleeping in tunnels.

Click here and follow instructions to listen to the song.

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