AFROHOUSE | Dj Mackenzy & Turbonix | Ungowami feat. Lunga

AFROHOUSE | Dj Mackenzy & Turbonix | Ungowami feat. Lunga

Maurice Khoza aka Dj MacKenzy has teamed up with Thato Twoway aka Turbonix, both are already part of the Soupu Familia with two previous releases (Going Deeper and Prayer for Forgiveness). The South African duo is now releasing on Soupu Music label. “Ungowami” which, means “You are mine” is a powerful,deep Afro Soul track, a love song with the typical South African deephouse vibes, featuring Lunga, a singer from Johannesburg. Peep Tweet

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 Video | Tumi | Hello Hello Kitty

Music Video | Tumi | Hello Hello Kitty

During the past year Tanzanian-born, South African poet/MC Tumi Molekane has been travelling around Africa performing festivals and shooting a documentary film with director Vincent Moloi, tracing back his childhood in exile and re-establishing musical relationships he has cultivated over his career. This expedition has come to inform his forth-coming album Rob the Church, his first since parting ways with his ground-breaking band Tumi and the Volume. For the lead single Hello Hello Kitty, Tumi drafts in another visual creative leading light, award-winning Kenyan filmmaker and afro-futurism champion Wanuri Kahiu….

Fresh Sonic Produce | Gafacci vs Oskido

Fresh Sonic Produce | Gafacci vs Oskido

Ghana connects with South Africa on this catchy Afrobeats remix of Oskido’s “Tsa mandebele” track by Ghanaian producer Gafacci. Ghana se connecte avec l’Afrique du Sud sur ce Afrobeats accrocheur remix de “Tsa mandebele” la piste de Oskido par ghanéen producteur Gafacci. And here is the original for reference: Tweet

African Hip Hop | DROP XVI Africa

African Hip Hop | DROP XVI Africa

South African Hip Hop project Drop XVI or Drop 16 is a series where South Africa’s freshest MCees spit their hottest 16 bars over one super fresh beat. The result, a monumental audiovisual documentation of South Africa’s hip hop talent. Check out Episode 8 of Drop XVI featuring cuts by DJ Zakes, Tempo Beatz, Styles, Quest, Melly Mel and Arch Rival South African Hip Hop projet Goutte XVI ou de dépose 16 est une série où les plus frais MCees de l’Afrique du Sud crachent leurs plus chauds 16 bars…