Maureen Lupo Lilanda’s distinctive voice, unique talent and generous spirit have secured her a place as one of Zambias top musicians and best female artiste. With a range of musical styles from jazz to pop, Maureen blends african rhythms and flavours with sophisticated, contemporary rhythms. For the past 20 years she has traveled extensively, performing in Europe and Japan as well as regionally and has shared the stage with Black Voices from the UK, Zimbabwes Oliver Mutukudzi, Johnathon Butler of South Africa, Fra Fra of the Netherlands, Magic System from West Africa and Baba Maal of Senegal. In 1999 and 2000 Maureen performed at the Livingstone Festival.
Maureen has released four albums, Nandayeye, Coming Home, Evolution and her latest album Tetwe. She is also lead vocalist of her European band, Le Banquets de Nomads whose album Afora combines Senegalese, Zambian and Belgian fusions. Maureen was lead singer of the famous Zambian Acapela group Amashiwe which performed at the 1999 Livingstone Festival. Maureen has four times been been awarded for for Best female artiste by the National Arts Council.
Maureen Lupo Lilanda Performs at Albuquerque Sister Cities Reception for Kasama, Zambia Delegation