Blog Love | Afro-Synth

Blog Love | Afro-Synth

HAPPY 2014 Folks! If it’s in synths you trust then you might be interested in this blog we recently came across. Afrosynth is a blog run by DJ Okapi and started in 2009 and showcases a nice collection of South African bubblegum disco from the 80s and early 90s. It is an extensive library collection that covers the popular American-influenced genre known as bubblegum or disco, as well as kwaito, jazz, reggae, mbaqanga and maskandi incorporating some music from other African countries too. A treasure trove for anyone interested in…

Music inspired by Nelson Mandela

Music inspired by Nelson Mandela

Few iconic figures have inspired such a plethora of musical tributes like NELSON MANDELA as you will see from the list of videos below. We at Haveplentymusic mourn his passing spiritually and musically but also celebrate that such a strong spirit passed through this world to bless us all. R.I.P MADIBA Black President by the late and great Brenda Fassie Hugh Masekela – Bring Back Nelson Mandela By the late and great Lucky Dube – House of Exile Tweet

Wiyaala | Rock My Body

Wiyaala | Rock My Body

Rock My Body is a dancehall infused tune about a girl Wiyaala and a boy Jupitar searching for “real” relationships in contemporary Ghana with some surprising results! Shot on location in Aishaman market, the video is a Djimba World production directed by Mr Chaplin featuring VGMA nominated dancehall artist Jupitar and dancers from the 4Bent crew. “This song is so much fun!” said Wiyaala “Whenever I do it live, I ask the guys to come on stage and Rock My Body and they really love shaking their waists! But there…

Mid-Week Chill with Friction

Mid-Week Chill with Friction

Friction @frictionghana is an artist from Ghana currently dividing his time between Holland and Ghana. He is the founder and former leader of VIP, one of Ghana’s most popular music groups. In 2006 Friction was accepted to a Dutch music university coincidentally as the first African artist ever. For our mid-week chill session check out his latest music video for “Life is not easy“. For more info visit his website www.friction-music.com Tweet

New Fresh Sonic Produce from Africa: Free Downloads

New Fresh Sonic Produce from Africa: Free Downloads

Fresh Sonic Produce VA 13 is long overdue and is filled with all kind of goodness from Alec Lomani, Jay Rox, Zizzi, Kslim, Fikrah Teule and Thuli. From hip hop to pop , reggae to house music Namibia, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria, DRC, South Africa represent! Tweet

New Music: Zizzy – Butterflies n Juju

New Music: Zizzy – Butterflies n Juju

Loud ent presents Zizzy with her first single Butterflies n Juju featuring Dramin and produced by Bigfoot of Micworx. Vanessa Ozioma Obiakor a.k.a Zizzy is part Philippino and part Nigerian and spent most of her childhood in Lagos, Nigeria growing up to the sounds of Reggae, Soul and Afrobeat and being inspired by artists like Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Fela Kuti, the Beatles, Janis Joplin, Queen Ifrica, Bob Dylan, Tracy Chapman and Lauryn Hill. Four years ago she picked up the guitar and trumpet and started honing her skills as…