July '14

Heita madoda! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection . . .

This month we bring you long-lost Shangaan grooves by one DAVID CHANKE, bubblegum from EMOTION, funky stuff by NEVILLE NASH, Sotho soul by KORI MORABA and MAKAOTA AKALAME, crossover from mlungu pantsula LIONFIRE and some early hits by Cape Town's own ROBIN AULD. Last month it was JOY, FACE TO FACE, DR VICTOR the microphone doctor, MATSHIKOS, STEM NET's political pop, JOSEPH DEE, KHUMO and HARAMBE.

Sharp!

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'.