Steven Chibwazi (born July 17, 1992), popularly known as Stich Fray, is a Blantyre based reggae-dancehall singer, record producer and sound engineer. He is a member of the group Trap Squad together with Revolver, Judagaga and Chavura and they have released songs like “John Chilembwe Remix” and “Waku Blantyre”. As a solo artist he released his first single “4 minus 3” in 2013 and is set to release his debut album “Dreams and Thoughts” in 2014. He is signed to Trap Entertainment and he owns the studio D&T Records.
Stich started his career in 2008 as a member of a Dance hall Group called Afarisi. It was through the group that he was introduced to Power 101’s Deejay Chris who gave him his first radio interview. In 2010 he opened his own studio D&T Records in Chilobwe. A year later Stich was introduced to Revolver, a well known Hip Hop artist, and he produced the rapper’s hit single “Mbina Mbina”. He went on to produce Revolver’s 2012 album “Chilembwe ndi Madona” which led to nationwide recognition as one of the most popular producers in the country.
In 2012, Stich Fray signed to Ronald “Ron cz” Zeleza’s record label called “Trap Entertainment” as a producer & as an artist. He also joined the group Trap Squad whose other members are fellow Trap Entertainment artists Revolver, Judagaga and Chavura. The group released their debut mixtape Family Over Everything (F.O.E) on 4 February, 2013 to wide acclaim. The mixtape spawned singles like “4 minus 3”, ''John Chilembwe Remix'', “Waku Blantyre” and ''Friends with Benefits''. “4 minus 3” received a lot of radio and television airplay and this was the spring board for his career as a solo artist.
After the release of Family over Everything, Stich began working on his solo album Dreams and Thoughts. The album’s first singles “Achoke” and “Ndati No No” were released in May, 2013 with “Achoke”, featuring Zeze, receiving a lot of radio play. During this period he collaborated with and produced for several artists at his D&T records studio, these include Barry One, NesNes, Revolver, and Patience Namadingo.
Dreams and Thoughts will be released in 2014.