Tag: Album

Thank you to all who supported the LIBANDZUWA CD release

The CD release celebration on 6/30/2021 was a special day for me–thank you to the 45 individuals who stopped by to listen to my album and celebrate life together.  It was such a joyful day, and I was honored to have each of you there.  A special thanks to the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts …


Join us at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts to hear my new full-length album and participate in a “conversation with the artist.” Event is free and open to the public. Donations appreciated!

Nyttu Chongo is a 2020 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grantee. The Artist Initiative grant program is designed to support and assist professional Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging artistic development, nurturing artistic creativity, and recognizing the contributions of individual artists to the creative environment of the state of Minnesota. Grants are awarded for projects that will enhance or expand artistic skills or process, and advance an artist’s career by helping them generate greater visibility with and exposure to potential audiences. With this grant, Nyttu Chongo will produce his first album titled Libandzuwa: The Power of the Sun. Read more here: http://www.arts.state.mn.us/grants/2020/2020-awarded-ai.htm

About LIBANDZUWA, My Album Being Released Next Wednesday

This album is highly personal. It lifts up the joys and anguish of being an artist and musician in a world that values productivity. It is both a celebration of life and a cry for help, it is both a prayer for peace and a call for justice. I believe that I was called to …