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!

SOUL FIRE - Ukungalaleli (198?)

City Lights/WEA, CGH5002
Producer: Maxwell Mngadi       

Ten tracks of soulful ‘Xhosa Traditional’ mbaqanga featuring super-slick guitar work, driving bass rhythms and production by the influential Maxwell Mngadi, better known for his work with genre stalwarts the Soul Brothers and Ihashi Elimhlophe, and who played guitar on Harry Belafonte’s Paradise In Gazankulu.