15 Oct Bensoul, AfroToniQ, Straffitti & more
Featuring; Oscar Mbo, Skye Wanda, Mr Brown and more.
DJ Big Sky & Lady Du – “Manyisa”
This week is all about the festivities for DJ Big Sky. The amapiano hitmaker teams up with Lady Du (another hitmaker) for the street anthem Manyisa. The track is a birthday release from the producer, and what better gift to provide fans than the gift of a scorcher.
Echo Deep – “Mama Yhe”
Blaq Diamond Boyz boss, Echo Deep, has been busy crafting some fine beats in his studio. Off the back of The Realm (Extended Mix), the afro-house producer drops another dancefloor quaker across titled Mama Yhe.
Thirstyworldwide & Straffitti – “No Too Much” (ft. Jaiye & Kxngwuap)
Creative collective, Thirstyworldwide is hard at it to put the finishing touches on its soon-to-be-announced debut project. While the time whines down to that special moment, the crew delights with No Too Much. The joint consists of a hefty billing including, Straffitti, Jaiye and Kxngwuap.
SkyeWanda is currently enjoying a streak of radio hits. Now she solidifies all that groundwork with the release of her album Eighty6. The 9-piece record sees SkyeWanda draw varying influences from R&B, hip-hop and afro-pop.
Continuing the recurring theme of summer videos, DJ pH unveils the official music video for No Pressure. It is all chilled vibes by the poolside with Blxckie and DreamTeam.
AfroToniq is geared up to present his EP, Dio Velnoce. The title is translated from Italian as God speed. The 6-track mini-album is an acknowledgement of AfroToniq’s artist growth.
El Payo invites you for a Nu-jazz session on Enchanted Meditation. The 6-track mini-album is an introduction to the producer’s world of broken beats and jazzy rhythms.
Tim Lyre is running with the success of his current single Real for which he enlisted Oscar Mbo’s skills for the remix. The re-work is a cross-pollination of Chicago house and samba music.
For his latest offering, Sje Konka, strings together influences from Barcadi, house and amapiano to present Let Go. With the project, Sje aims to solidify his sound and career trajectory.
Singer and producer, Mr Brown presents his latest body of work Isango. The 6-track does not lack any star power at all. Isango features names such as Nomcebo Zikode, Boohle, Makhadzi, Josiah De Disciple and more.
Just over two years after the release of the first Beatsography album, Tony Ross comes through with the sequel. Beatsography II incorporates more dancehall and afrobeats flavours.
Beatsography II is due out for release on 22 October 2021.
21-year-old songstress, Thando sets the tone for her upcoming EP, Alive Again, with a single titled Drunk Dialing. As the song title suggests, the track is about her receiving calls from a guy only when he is inebriated.
Alive Again is due out for release on 29 October 2021.