Maskal was born Masiye Kalso Kasaru on 20 November, 1985 in Blantyre, Malawi. Maskal, or SingJay, as he is known by his adoring fans and friends has fast become a household name in Malawi. He is signed to Nde’feyo Entertainment. Maskal’s Music Maskal’s music ranges from soul to rhythm and blues, all of it delivered with an afro feel, it is known as Afro-R&B. SingJay is a songwriter and vocalist who has become well known for his love songs, which he naturally delivers with enchanting and effortless rhymes. Maskal’s Career: Maskal composed his first song I miss you in 2002, a special dedication to his late mother, which he recorded in 2006. His second recording was Yesterday with Percy Manyozo, the main producer of his debut album Nthawi released in October, 2010 under Nde’feyo Entertainment. Spearheaded by singles Kuwala Kwako, Udalire, Ndiwe Wanga and Wa CV, Maskal’s talent is unquestionable. Maskal’s Collaborations & Performances Since the launch of his career, Maskal has worked and shared the stage with both local and international superstars. On the local scene, among others, he has done collaborations with Young Kay, Tigris and legendary musician Lucius Banda on a track Malawi Goodlife, which also features hip-hop artists Biriwiri, Young Kay and Germany’s Milli Maximal and OJ Kingpin. He has headlined at almost all the major music events locally in 2011 and on 25April, he performed alongside US rapper/singer Sean Kingston in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe.
2012 August - Update: Reports have come out that Maskal and Ndifeyo Ent have pary ways.