|Artist Birtday :||03/10/2023(Age 15/06/1996)|
|Born In :||Kitwe|
Peter Kalumba Chishala, who was born in 1957 – and died on 15 June 1996 in Kitwe, was a Zambian musician. Popularly known as PK Chishala he was a legend and renowned Zambian Kalindula artist known for songs like Ba Na Musonda, Church Elder, and Nali Nomunandi, songs that still rock watering places, and home listening.
P.K. Chishala & the Great Pekachi Band was one of the first wave of kalindula music along with Junior Mulemena Boys, and the Masasu Band. PK’s protest songs including “Common Man” from the fourth album Umwaume Walutuku caught the listening ear and touched on many lives, especially during the economic downturn and hardship of Zambian people in the 80s.
The late P.K Chishala was once observed to be against the then President Kenneth Kaunda. His songs were released at the height of economic distress, Zambia was going through in the late 80s songs like the Common Man vividly depicted peoples suffering.
Also, Na Musonda has gone on to capture many lifestyles in the urban, especially in today’s terms with the free-spiritedness experimented by women frequenting bars and alcohol consumption so openly