10 things you didn’t know about Alick Nkhata

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  1. Alick was born in 1922 in the Kasama District to a Tonga father and Bemba mother whose characteristics were later reflected in his art
  2. Was a popular Zambian musician and broadcaster in the 1950s
  3. He broadcasted in the 1950s through to the mid-1970s
  4. Alick Nkhata was a director at Zambian Broadcasting Service
  5. He formed the Lusaka Radio Band
  6. The band was later called the Big Gold Six Band
  7. His band promoted Zambian music
  8. Alick’s Band used to translate original rural recordings into Westernized scored music
  9. Nkhata road, on which Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (ZNBC) mass media complex is located is named after Nkhata
  10. He also contributed to Zimbabwean Music Significant