Chef 187 Dominates Zambian Music Scene with Record-Breaking Album and Single on Boomplay

Zambian music sensation Chef 187 has cemented his position as the king of the Zambian music industry in 2023, with his album “Broke Nolunkumbwa” shattering streaming records and his single “Nobody” topping the charts.

According to official data from Boomplay, the leading music streaming platform in Africa, Chef 187’s “Broke Nolunkumbwa” amassed a staggering 68.9 million streams in 2023, far surpassing any other Zambian album released this year. This remarkable achievement places Chef 187 in the top tier of African artists, showcasing his immense popularity and influence.

The album’s success is not limited to overall streams; it also boasts the most streamed single of the year, “Nobody,” which garnered an impressive 13 million streams. This dominance further solidifies Chef 187’s position as the most sought-after artist in Zambia.

Chef 187’s meteoric rise to the top is a testament to his unique blend of captivating lyrics, catchy melodies, and undeniable stage presence. His music resonates with Zambian audiences, capturing the essence of their experiences and aspirations.


The artist’s impact extends beyond streaming numbers. He has become a cultural icon, inspiring young Zambians to pursue their dreams and embrace their identity. His music has also played a significant role in promoting Zambian music on the global stage.

While Chef 187 stands tall as the undisputed king of Zambian music in 2023, his success is also a reflection of the vibrant and dynamic nature of the Zambian music scene. The country continues to produce a diverse range of talented artists who are pushing boundaries and captivating audiences worldwide.

As Chef 187 embarks on the next chapter of his musical journey, his fans eagerly await his continued innovation and creativity. With his unwavering dedication to his craft and his ability to connect with his listeners, Chef 187 is poised to remain a dominant force in the Zambian music industry for years to come.

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