15 Mar ? Afro Fresh : Easy Freak, Stanley Enow, Straffitti, Fik Fameica, Laylizzy, Tony Ross ft Olamide, Codest Boi ft Teni, and more
Like indigo, blossom!South African hip-hop act Sipho The Gift, with a talent for storytelling, shares a fresh take on life, responsibilities, love and growth of self in his latest project ‘iNDiGO‘.
Tracks like YOuNG AND LAZY featuring Lucille Slade, resonate with anyone who’s ever had a come up from circumstances that seem to lock you in. A FATHERS LOVE will have you connecting with Sipho on a very emotional level regardless of wheater you’ve experienced similar circumstances or not. And LAS PHuMA KHONA sees Sipho switch it up on some Kwaito vibes.
The young rappers delivery through the project is so fluid yet firm that it makes for an intensely enjoyable listening experience.
She could be your Lucy.Spotting some influence from Flavour’s Nwa baby, Bensoul is the new love doctor in the streets of Kenya with his debut release.
The Kenyan pop-act goes for an exhilarating mix of rock, dancehall and that unique East African flava in ‘Lucy‘.
As the first artist announced from a new label ‘Sol Generation Records‘, run by one of East Africa’s biggest entertainment ambassadors ‘Sauti Sol’, Bensoul is sure to leave his mark in the industry and the journey has only begun.
Do you kiss and tell?
Colourful and suggestive, Paxton shares the visuals for ‘Kiss The Haze’ featuring Congolese born treasure ‘Tresor‘.
Ths single is take off her debut album ‘This Is Me’ following her win at Idols SA season 13.
At the forefront of this wave are pop & Alternative duos Easy Freak and Darkie Fiction and both work together for a groove that will leave you stuck on repeat.
Cometogether/Uzobona is off the Durban originated group Easy Freak’s upcoming album scheduled for May.
A good day to drop some fire.!
Definitely an amazing day for Cameroonian superstar Stanley Enow as he’s just wrapped up his first ever performance at the SXSW in Huston Texas.
Produced by Soft Touch, ‘Good Day(Fire)’ has an infectious melody that shows influences from the West and Central Africa while having a groove that appeals to ears beyond borders.
2018 saw Straff feature on M.I Abaga’s Rendevous (A playlist) which was one of Nigeria’s most successful hip-hop album releases for the year.
The young blood ready for stardom also worked with Ice Prince and ParickxxLee on Hit Me Up, Leriq’s ‘Did It Again’ alongside Blaqbonez and more.
In this single, the singer draws you in as he takes a minute to appreciate all the stripes earned along the way.
Giving testament to their grind and the results sure to come from it.
Hit Nigerian producer Tony Ross teams up with Olamide Baddo and Magnito for his first single of 2019 ‘Ah’.
This one is straight down for the groove! So add it to your get down playlist and pain the town yellow with the squad.
A jazzy merry go round.
House music producer and Y FM on-air personality Josi Chave, shares a brand new single ‘Around You‘ which features SAMA nominated singer Mlu.
The production features the use of a live Saxophone and a guitar that lends the track a jazzy feel.
The beauty of unconditional love
Afrosoul songstress, Grace Matata, gives a closer look into the making of “Baby“. The video showcases the beauty of simplicity and epitomises the statement that less is more.
This song was notably selected by UNICEF Tanzania as the official theme for its World Children’s Day celebrations due to its message that encapsulates the great love shared between a child and its parent(s).
They have now & next!
From the studios of Coke Africa, Uganda is represented by Fik Fameica & Mozambique by Laylizzy.
Together, they give us what’s “Next” for the vibe. This should be next on your playlist!
A triple dose of flashback love.
Made up of Loyiso Bala, Danny K & Lloyd Cele, Supreme 3 share their first original track as a band, “Throw Back To Love‘.
The uptempo composition relieves the classic 90s pop vibe to get you in a feel-good space of mind.
The trio started in 2018 as a cover band bringing all your Motown, funk and soul hits to life.
Take in all…
Sharing his first single ‘Holy Ghost’ – recorded during the final weeks of the 14th season of Idols SA, King B‘s vocal prowess creates an intense emotional feeling for anyone listening and encourages introspection while taking in the soulful cords of the track.