Who is the richest rapper in Zambia?
Mulaza Kaira, also known as Macky 2 is arguably the richest rapper in Zambia as well as the overall richest musician in the country.
Born in 1984 in Luanshya, Zambia, Macky 2 launched his music career shortly after relocating to Lusaka and he has been on a steady climb to success.
Here is a look at his net worth, his career, his background and family, his education, as well as his wife and child.
What is the richest rapper in Zambia’s net worth?
The richest rapper in Zambia, Macky 2 has a net worth of about 5 million Kwacha according to several online sources including Forbes and IMDB. His net worth is easily the most money that any Zambian musician has.
Macky 2’s education
Macky 2 studied at Kabundi High School in Chingola. He then proceeded to Eden University on scholarship to study Business Leadership and Management.
Macky 2 discovered his passion for music at a young age and he followed it up in his youth. In 2011, he officially launched his career as a rapper when he released his first album Ndimupondo shortly after moving to Lusaka. The album was a success and it helped pave the way for greater works from him.
Since kick starting his music career, Macky 2 has released five studio albums, won a good number of awards, performed on international stages and collaborated with some of the biggest names both in Zambia and abroad including South Africa’s Cassper Nyovest and AKA.
He is one of the most expensive artists to book in Zambia and he reportedly charges about K8,000 per event. That combined with the money he makes from YouTube streams, royalties and licenses for his music has easily earned Macky 2 the top spot on the list of the richest rappers in Zambia.
Macky 2's family and background
Macky 2 comes from a family of talented musicians and his success in music was instrumental in opening up opportunities for his younger siblings.
He is the older brother of Kondwani Alias Kaira, aka Chef 187 and Towela Kaira who are both following in the footsteps of their big brother and are also doing remarkably well in the music industry.
Although the three talented siblings have independent careers, they have worked together on several projects including the hit song Delay.
Read also: Chef 187’s net worth.
Macky 2’s house and cars
Pictures and the exact location of Macky 2’s house have not been provided but it is believed that he lives in a grand mansion somewhere in a leafy suburb.
Macky 2 has an appetite for big machines and luckily for him, he can afford them. He reportedly owns a BMW, Landcruiser, Audi A6, and a Hummer. He also owns a vintage Mercedes Benz and a Rolls Royce.
Is the richest rapper in Zambia married?
Yes, Macky 2 is married. Sorry, ladies.
The rapper married his long-time girlfriend Hatinga Cheelo on 27th June 2015 in a beautiful wedding ceremony that was attended by some high-profile names in Zambia including Yo Maps, Mampi and Pilato.
The couple has been blessed with one daughter called Faith Kaira who was born in 2017. He dedicated his hit song All For You to his daughter.