Ballad Zulu

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Andrew Ballad Mutale Zulu (Ballad Zulu) is a Zambian singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and economist.[1] His music career is punctuated by long periods of silence. He has also developed a reputation of being a reclusive artiste, rarely giving interviews and rarely performing live. His music style has been described as a fusion of traditional Zambian music, pop, afro beat and folk.[2] His first hit single in Zambia was "Cook On (Woman of Truth)" in 1990. His other hits are "Welako" (1994), "Step Mother" (2002), and "Tipange Banja" (2005). His new album "Experience" was released on January 10, 2008.[3]


  1. ^ Kachingwe, Kelvin, "Ballad Zulu: Economist-cum-musician", Times of Zambia, retrieved 2008-04-08 
  2. ^ Post Newspaper August 2005
  3. ^ Times of Zambia January 11, 2008