Joseph Alex Lungu aka Joe Arrangement was born in Kabwe in Zambia on the 7th of July, 1986.
Joe Arrangement is Singer, Song Writer, Urban Pop Artist, Actor, Entrepreneur, Boilermaker and Baker based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Joe Arrangement did his high school in Zambia at The Kamwala High School.
1. Drama and theatre – Lusaka Archdiocese
2. Music: Gregorian music, Music Theory and Piano – St Bonaventure college
3. Marketing – GIBS Business School
4. Boilermaker – Ruby Dust
5. Baker – Chipkins
Joe Arrangement’s love for music started at an early age as a teenager as such he was so much involved in children and adult Musical activities. He later was chosen by a catholic priest called Fr John Mary Katongo to study music (Piano and Gregorian Music) at St Bonaventure. He was so good at music specifically the Gregorian chants that he was later asked to start teaching the Priests and Seminarians this kind of music still as a teenager.
As Joe Arrangement was in high school (Grade 10) in Zambia, he was on weekends working as a Producer at SSV Studio. He was a very great producer who produced music for a lot of Gospel and Circular musicians. In the process of doing this production he was also producing his own songs that played on a few Radio Stations, he couldn’t promote his music further because his concentration was on producing music for people that time. He continued working as a producer till the day he left for South Africa.
ARRIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA
When Joe Arrangement arrived in South Africa the first job he did was Teaching later started a business with his business partner later in 2009 his business won the best small entrepreneur of the year. He then ventured in to buying accident damaged cars then and selling.
. Unfortunately, the following year he had to part ways with the with his partner and left the business because of things that later weren’t making him happy.
In 2014 Joe Arrangement and his friends recorded a song for a South African soccer club called Kaizer Chiefs. This song was the one that gave him hope to restart music so he formed a group with his friend Raymond called “JORAY” the group was an RNB group. The group went on for some time
THE RETURN (MUSIC BAND)
Joe Arrangement is loved by people and fellow musicians. In 2016 a music band called “THE RETURN” was in love with his talent and recruited him to be one of the Vocalist. It was so amazing and an honour for him being part of musicians who have been in the music industry for many years. He learnt a lot from the legends and still is. They went around performing live music in different places around South Africa. Unfortunately, because of band members commitments some members left for Europe and others where busy with their businesses so the group was put on hold but all the members are in contact.
SOLO MUSIC JOURNEY
Joe Arrangement started doing his music afresh in 2019 and he’s not read to look back. He is busy recording some beautiful music. Since he didn’t have a manager, he had to manage myself, he had to organise radio, TV, press interviews as well as performances. It’s been a great honour sharing the stage with great artists like, Cassper Nyovest, Kwesta, Emtee, Nadia Nakai, Dj Tira, Dj Maphorisa to mention a few. It was a lot of work but he didn’t mind since he was on a mission to make his music work.
ARTIST MANAGER AND MUSIC PROMOTER/PR
Not having a manager as an artist helped him to know how to manager artists and how the music industry operates. As he was managing himself, he didn’t know that people where observing his good works so a few artists and Record Labels approached him and gave him an opportunity to manage and promote their music. This became his other job that he loved doing so much and he did it so well that he kept getting more artists and record labels coming to him so that he can promote their music.
Here are a few artists across the world that Joe Arrangement has and still working with.
- ALINO ALINO – CAMEROON
- HARRISON CRUMP – UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- DJ MAPHORISA – SOUTH AFRICA
- ZIQO – MOZAMBIQUE
- ROBERTO – ZAMBIA
- DJ TIRA – SOUTH AFRICA
- NAAK MUSIQ – SOUTH AFRICA
- TDK MACASSSETTE- SOUTH AFRICA
- GIVER BOI – CAMEROON
- DJ SOX – SOUTH AFRICA
- FEMI KOYA – NIGERIA
- AGREED JAVARIA – ZAMBIA
- STEVO – DRC
- LEWIS TCHIKU – DRC
- LOURD KALONJI – DRC
- DICKYA – DRC
- SAVANNA – DRC
- HAEMO – SOUTH AFRICA
- RULE TEN 10 – NIGERIA
- NEO THEE MINISTER – SOUTH AFRICA
MUSIC VIDEO DIRECTOR
Joe Arrangement is really using his God gifted talents. Because of the love for music he learnt how to direct music videos. He has directed a lot of music videos for artists across Africa. All the videos he directs plays on TV stations because of his creative elements that he infuses with the visuals. He one day looks forward to directing Movies.
RADIO STATION WORKS
Joe Arrangement has a heart for the Entertainment Industry. He was chosen by a few Radio Stations to organise artists who needs radio platforms to exposure their music works as well as artists and other celebrities and public figures to inspire youths and people on different shows. This was done so well and still he is doing it.
Joe Arrangement believes in giving back to the world community so much. As such he has so far used his platforms of working with artists and different record labels to make and cause a difference in communities. He has donated food to the Motherless Homes and Old Age Homes, he has Donated School shoes to the less privileged learners in Schools.
It is his heart desire to continue with helping the less privileged people across the world. He aims at using part of the money he will make from his music and from his businesses to help the communities.
ARTISTS THAT HAVE INSPIRED JOE ARRANGEMENT
Here are a few of the artists that have inspired Joe Arrangement;
MYSELF, Cliff M aka Galid, Francis Bakos (From Church) Chris Brown, JK, The Weekend, Cardi B, Rihanna, Salma Sky, Beyonce, Loyiso Bala, Nasty C, Try Songz, Westlife, Shekinah, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Akon, Jason Derulo, Cassper Nyovest, Roberto Zambia
Joe Arrangement wishes to work with every Local and International musicians that gives him an opportunity. Because music is a strong weapon to bring people together and teach people how to love each other so that the world would be a better place for everyone, he will use it to pass a message to change to wrong doings and encourage good people doing great things to continue. He wants to have a Local and African then World Music Tour for the purpose of preaching Love and Unity in the world.
Joe Arrangement loves entertainment so much, with the help of the knowledge he acquired from the Drama and Theatre he managed shooting 2 movies which will be out soon and he is looking forward to doing more local and international movies.
Joe Arrangement is currently working for an Engineering Company where they manufacture recycling machines. He is the Managing Director for the company and he is happy to be part of the recycling industry where they are manufacturing machines that are helping in the cleaning of the earth. Since these machines are made from the scratch and Joe Arrangement had to learn how to make these machine irrespective of him being an executive because he believes that knowledge is power.
Joe Arrangement has plans to create avenues that will create more Jobs that will keep our youths out of the street and to create programs that will help youths to refrain from drugs and wrong activities.
Joe Arrangement wants to build Schools and Hospitals in Zambia, with music and his businesses this will come to pass soon.
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