January '17

Hola majita! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection...

This month we bring you classic grooves by the likes of OZIAS and RUSH, as well as Congolese star JOHNNY BOKELO ISENGE and plenty more.

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

NINJA - Ninja 1 (1989)

Shandel/EMI, SHAN(V)11   
Producers: Selwyn Shandel & Thamsanqa Sobekwa   
Engineer: Selwyn Shandel       
Recorded at: EQ Studios, 100 Plein St, Jhb

The original Ninja, two decades prior to Die Antwoord. His debut album is full of fresh synth sounds on uptempo grooves like 'Get Up (Jo'na)' as well as slower, soulful jams ('Kea o Rata', 'Peanut Butter Love'). Featuring Thami Sobeka, otherwise known as  Izakka.