14 May Poptain, Zilla Oaks, Darque & more
Featuring; Shimza, Blxckie, Manyelo Dafro and more.
Poptain – “Before”
Zimbabwean star, Poptain presents his latest single “Before” – a melodic track about starting anew. For the song, Poptain courageously steps out of the friendzone and narrates the story as a guy who promises to do better than all of the woman’s exes.
Manyelo Dafro – “Heal Afrika (Remixes)”
It has been a little over a year since Manyelo Dafro dropped the original, “Heal Afrika” EP. Now the pairing provides a three-track remix pack for the title track. Featuring reworks from SONIDO, Jonny Miller and Thakzin, the EP ranges from deep meditative house to energetic bass-driven sonics.
Zilla Oaks – “No ZZZZ II”
Three years after dropping “No ZZZZ“, rapidly burgeoning Nigerian rapper Zilla Oaks presents the sequel to his 2018 album. “No ZZZZ II” delivers on a grimier sound that matches perfectly with Oaks’ dexterous flows.
The EP features guest appearances from Dremo, PsychoYP, Tay Iwar, PrettyBoy D-O, Marv OTM & more.
ShabZi Madallion – “Trap Dalli”
Rapper, ShabZi Madallion presents the performance video of “Trap Dalli“. The joint served as a bonus track on his 2020 album, “Nomvula“.
Darque – “Uthando (Shimza Remix)” (ft. Zakes Bantwini)
Darque enlists the masterful skills of Shimza to rework his current single ‘Uthando‘. The song which features Zakes Bantwini is taken from Darque’s third studio album ‘Must Be Africa‘.
The Great Eddy – “Small Bad Wolf”
Navy Kenzo‘s protégé’s The Great Eddy sets off to a superb start with the release of his debut project “Small Bad Wolf“. The young start first came to public attention as a featured artist of one of the “Story of the African Mob” tracks.
Mx Blouse – “We Can Fall In Love”
Mx Blouse forages new territories with their latest offering, “We Can Fall In Love“. Recorded over a Capetonian afternoon, the alt R&B-infused cut engages in conversations of new love and intimacy.
Production for the song was helmed by Lakei.
Khenji – “Hosay”
Off the back of the release of his EP, “ONE“, Khenji drops the official video for the lead single “Hosay“.
BLXCKIE – “B4NOW”
Breakout musician and producer BLXCKIE is gearing up to drop his highly anticipated debut album aptly titled “B4NOW“. Ahead of its official release on 21 May 2021, BLXCKIE builds up even more excitement via his new single “Ye x4” (ft. Nasty C).
Yung Nasa – “Box of Chocolates”
Johannesburg-based trap-popstar, Yung Nasa is almost done putting the finishing touches on his forthcoming project, “Box of Chocolates“. The title is a metaphor for the perspective of life lifted a famous quote from the film Forrest Gump.
Before this body of work launches on 4 June 2021, Nasa leads the way with the KashCPT-assisted “Down“.