Man of the Moment

Singer Pilato

Singer Pilato

Composer of Bufi (lies) song Pilato whose real names are Chama Fumba 29 of Ndola, the Provincial capital of the Copperbelt is the talk of the moment in Zambia following his hit political song.

The popular song which Pilato released recently with another local singer Peterson has been a talk of the moment in Zambia after it hit the airwaves last week.

The song talks about the unfulfilled promises such as reducing fuel price, construction of roads and job opportunities for young people. The song says all these were lies (bufi) as people are still walloping in poverty.

Bufi song which is in Bemba emphases on lies by politicians when they campaigned for elections. The word lies is repeated in different local languages – Boza, bufi, ulabeja., wenye.