March '15

Vuka sizwe! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection!

This month we go deep with BENJAMIN & THE YOUTH CHOIR, MTHENJWA ZWANE, KATI ELIMNYAMA and OZIAS NTSELE, and bring you vintage bubblegum by the likes of TJ GANG, JENNIFER, SASA S., PETER MARINGA, SHALOM, VIVA, BOMBA, THE VIBES and LOMBARD EXPRESS, not to mention a hi-NRG hit by PEOPLE LIKE US.

Earlier we brought you leading ladies NTOMBI NDABA, MAVIS MASEKO and SHADIII, mbanqanga from THISHA, new school grooves from LUCKY MEREKI, as well as the synth-packed GOSPEL GREATS compilation and the hard-hitting HIT PICK REMIXES compilation.

Sharp!

LADY THULI - Living in Africa (1990)

On Record/ EMI, ONH(O)122   
Producer: Themba "Little Big Man" Mawelela (exec: Ronnie Robot)
Engineer: Bruce Williams at Digital Cupboard   
Composer: Themba "Little Big Man" Mawelela


Solid Afro-pop produced and composed by Themba "Little Big Man" Mawelela with Ronnie Robot, former bass player of 70s rock band Rabbitt. 'The Good Old Days' covers the old classic 'Malaika' (without credit), while the instrumental 'Bhasela' samples 'Weekend Special'. Lady T was also part of the duo Tools & Figs.