Author: Qello Mapanya

After the year we’ve had, Ami Faku’s latest release featuring award-winning rapper, Emtee, is apt for the times that we’re in. Titled Lala Ngoxolo, meaning “rest in peace”, Eastern Cape’s South African Voice of Modern Afro Soul has yet again created the perfect soundtrack befitting of the mood of the country as she did with her Platinum-selling […]

South African singer-songwriter King Sweetkid is set to kick off 2021 with a new single called “Thandazela.” The track features production from in-house producer Owza. The single follows King Sweetkid’s track “Sebenza,”  which is the first single from his upcoming LP titled ” Highly Devoted”.  “Thandazela” is officially on pre-order , scheduled for February 11. In addition to this great […]

From looted bank accounts to bulldozed houses forcing him to skip the border in to Uganda finally exciting news for Gordon, the South Sudanese legend and ‘King of Music’ has travelled to Uganda with his cousin Paul Biel to finally be reunited with their families! After six long years of waiting, Gordon and Paul’s recently […]

Kenyan Born Elsy Wameyo  set the pace with a brand new track ‘Time Flies’ . Recorded in Adelaide with a long-time collaborator and producer Mario Späte (Tkay Maidza, Montaigne, Okenyo.) Completed during the turbulence of Covid lockdowns, this track speaks about staying motivated and making the most of your opportunities regardless of the difficulties that you […]

Zakrim “Manny Yack” Phiri is  South African’s shining star who’s rise to stardom was accelerated by the sad reality of growing up without a father. It is been said that one should channel their pain for good, Manny Yack did just that. He took his pain and redirected it as a driving force to make […]

Ghanaian afrobeats and afropop artist, Kwame AK has officially released his debut single of the year titled “Big Poppa” off his yet to be released EP, “Yours Now”.   Big Poppa is an African ballad that romantically encapsulates the attitude a man in love shows towards his woman. This masterpiece was mixed and produced by Mikemillz. […]

Based in the UK by way of Durban, Julia Church grew up enamoured by the sounds of trailblazers Fleetwood Mac, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and Nora Jones. Thanks to several features on dance tracks amassing over 50 million streams; most notably Tez Cadey’s “Walls” and Mozambo & Basic Tape’s “Bright Side”, Church began to garner […]

Today nine-time Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum artist Sia releases new single “Hey Boy” featuring Burna Boy off of her eighth studio album Music – Songs From And Inspired By The Motion Picture.  The album is out February 12th via Monkey Puzzle/Atlantic.   Listen/share “Hey Boy” ft. Burna Boy here.   TRACKLIST FOR MUSIC – SONGS FROM […]

Reigning SA Female Artist of The Year, Ami Faku, had a stellar year in 2020 and starts the year off with a nomination at this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards For Best Alternative act. She ended last year off by featuring as the cover star on The Power Circle magazine, where she spoke about her recent […]

Celebrated hit-makers Major League DJs have released their highly anticipated music video for their smash hit Dinaledi featuring Botswana-born singer Mpho Sebina. Dinaledi is taken off their 31-track album Pianochella. The music video directed by Khaya Bhengu reflects another level of creativity and visual excellence from the popular twins. “Working with Mpho Sebina was so amazing, we had a beautiful experience. We met online, […]


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