29 Apr Ria Boss, Mr Leo, TOSS & more
Featuring; Robot Boii, KashCPT, Aida Sock and more.
Various Artists – “Stay True Sounds Vol. 4 (Compiled by Kid Fonque)”
Hope you are ready for the stream of slinky and decadent sonics coming your way courtesy of indie-dance label – Stay True Sounds. Stay True Sounds Vol. 4 is an annual compilation which gathers some of house music’s heavy hitters. The project consists on 20 tracks curated by the stable’s boss – Kid Fonque.
The album showcases the best that the South African dance scene has to offer. The line-up includes names such as of China Charmeleon, Fka Mash, Billowjazz and more.
Ria Boss returns to form after a two-year hiatus. Last week, the Ghanaian singer dropped Somali Rose -which served as a prelude for her newly released album Remember.
Remember is a soulful body of work which features collaborations with Joey B, Ko-Jo Cue, T’neeya and more.
9umba, TOSS & Mdoovar – “uMlando EP”
In light of the success gained from uMlando – 9umba, TOSS & Mdoovar have been putting in the hours in the studio for their collaborative mini-album uMlando EP. The EP is a combination melodic and punchy sonics that exhibit strong coherence without compromising their individual artistic identities.
In the run up to his upcoming national tour, Cameroonian superstar Mr Leo unveils his new offering Choisir. Adapted from local slang, the single sheds some light on the significance of perseverance and commitment. Choisir is a mix of rumba and afro-pop.
It is all systems go for KashCPT‘s follow-up mixtape – CAPE TOWN RADIO 2. The rapper draws influences from a myriad of genres from amapiano to R&B; no stone is left unturned in terms of versatility. The 16-piece project’s billing includes Blxckie, YoungstaCPT, Savage, J Molley and more.
Senegalese muso, Aida Sock prepares the release of her forthcoming album with a title track named Salaama. The piece was specifically written for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. On it she shows gratitude to the Highest.
Robot Boii, Mellow & Sleazy and Soul Revolver – Salary, Salary” (ft. Shaun MusiQ & Teearse)
MONEY BAG! MONEY BAG! MONEY BAG! MONEY BAG!
Robot Boii captures the spirit of a freshly resuscitated bank balance on Salary Salary. The amapiano banger is co-lead by Mellow & Sleazy and Soul Revolver.
Following two years in the making, Abidoza is almost ready to reveal his latest studio effort – Black Child. The double album is divided into two sonic spheres – one containing soulful vocal hits while the other consists of the more jazzy inspired house-amapiano.
Black Child‘s billing is not shy of any star wattage and includes names likes of Focalistic, Cassper Nyovest, Mellow & Sleazy and more.
Darque – “Must Be Africa Remixes”
Producer & DJ, Darque present a 7-track remix pack. The songs are taken from his last album Must Be Africa. Not only do does it included a renowned Fka Mash Glitch Dub but the remix pack also features reworks from Shimza as well as Lemon & Herb amongst others.
Must Be Africa Remixes is due out for release on 6 May 2022.