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!

BRENDA - Abantu Bayakhuluma (1994)

CCP/EMI, BREN94   
Producer: Neil Snyman       
Composers: Fassie/Xaba   


Following her early rise to stardom with the Big Dudes and her Chicco-produced bubblegum heyday, Brenda re-invented herself again to make a kwaito comeback in the early 90s. Abantu Bayakhuluma ('People are talking') saw her team up with internationally renowned Neil Snyman and includes the hit 'Kuyoze Kuyovalwa" and a cover of The Beatles' 'Let It Be'.