AWARD-winning Kabwe based songbird Thelma Brown, has not only added a smile to her hometown fan base but has also made a major leap in her gospel music career after releasing the well-liked 'Ndemilumba' project.
Thelma's new 10 track album is reportedly on high demand, hitting high on sales especially around Kabwe where the artiste is a shining luminary.
Many have described her project that was released last moths and choice of lyrics as excellent and one that has also inspired other musical aspirants. She is a trend setter it seems.
The album comprise of the title Ndemilumba; a song that describes how grateful she is to God. Other tracks include Mulapela, (You give) Be exalted, Lesa Jehovah, Mwaliwamisha (You are awesome),Takwaba umbi (There is non like you), Balansungila Umweo (He guards my soul) and Muliba Kulu (You are the greatest).
Thelma whose singing career is traced from way back when she was a choir member at Ebenezer Church, gives all praises to God as she would say
"God has been there for me even in challenging times. He has been faithful even during my putting together of this album"
Thelma is now set to minister the gospel of Good News though her undoubted immense talent.
Her fist project was released in 2005 titled Mbubeni meaning "mode me"- the album that won her first ever accolade.
She was named best female soloist at the Mission sponsored Mukuba Awards.
This is now her second project after years of reflections.
With her project out and prone to piracy Thelma feels the presence of ZAMCOPS in her hometown is necessary as she would say.
"As far am concerned I don't think there is the presence of ZAMCOPS in Kabwe and I feel it is high time there considered opening up an office so that we have representation and a voice to our challenges. "
Thelma sees untapped potential of music in Kabwe that only needs a key of guidance and sponsorships for it to be unlocked.