July '16

Heita-da! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection...

This month we bring you classic pantsula grooves from CHAKA, AYOBAYO BAND, HARD WORKERS, FAST MOVE, THE SCOTCH BAND and VENDA KIDS. Also look forward to albums by OZIAS, SPOKES H, VOLCANO and more.

Last month we brought you JIVARO, KAKAPPA, SOWETO YOUTH BAND, ANGIE, V.O and GY, and traditional grooves by SDLODLO, JACKSON MAXIMBYI & THE MPFUMARHI SISTERS and GIFT BROTHERS.

To purchase still-sealed copies of these and other albums, email djokapi[at]gmail.com!


AFROSYNTH 8: PUMP UP THE JAM

1.  ‘Nanga Ngoho’ - TAKALANI BAND ('82)
2. ‘Ama-bad Girls’ - JE MOVEMENT ('89)
3. ‘Pump up the Jam’ - SYNDICATE SISTERS ('89)
4. ‘Taps Magic’ - TAPS ('91)
5. ‘Your Looks do Talk’ - NEO ('88)
6. ‘Jika Jika (radio version)’ - BOOGIE MAN ('84)
7.  ‘For Real’ - KING RAP ('90)
8.  ‘Monday Morning Hangover’ - KELLY CHAUKE ('87)
9.  ‘Phendula’ - SUGAR & SPICE ('91)
10. ‘Close to You’ - SUN ('90)
11. ‘The Will’ - DALOM KIDS ('92)
12. ‘Evelinah Wami’ - JIKA ('90)
13. ‘Beat Street’ - WHOOSHA ('85)
14. ‘Afrika Mamela’ - COKES ('88)
15. ‘Peace’ -  PRINCE AND THE BUFFALOES ('90)

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