July '17

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Coming up we'll be checking out albums by TERYLENE, THE RIBBONS, BIBBI, POOSH and more.

MAKWERHU - Mahlalela (1989)

REAMUSIC/EMI, RML(V)2027
Producer: Enoch Nondala
Engineer: Jan Smit
Recorded at: TAKK Studios


Six songs, three languages, four legs? Great cover photo by Tini Martens. "The eighties saw the mushrooming of 'Mapantsula' dance groups both in urban and rural areas... Makwerhu was a Reamusic artist produced by Enoch Nondala. His 1988 album, Mapansula, engineered by J Smit featured the title track and 'Bhasobha'." (Mojapelo 2008:76). Nondala also produced reggae outfit Prince and the Buffaloes.