June '16

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

This month we bring you classic bubblegum from JIVARO, KAKAPPA, SOWETO YOUTH BAND, ANGIE, V.O and GY, and some traditional grooves by SDLODLO, JACKSON MAXIMBYI & THE MPFUMARHI SISTERS and GIFT BROTHERS.

Last month we brought you more forgotten classics by the likes of Q, TAILS OUT, NOVIDADE and SUN.

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

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.