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!

MASHEDO - Mashedo (1990)

Wethu/Tusk, TUH13
Producer: Heavy Mazibuko
Engineer: David Moloele

Funky foursome along the lines of Ashiko, Zasha and Sky Jinx, made up of Johannes and Tom Mazibuko, and Sipho and Goodnatures Zungu (Supertrax, Stimela), who share songwriting responsibilities. Tracks vary between vintage disco ('Let's Go Disco', 'Money Game' and 'Don't Kill Me') with some mbaqanga influences on 'Boulela'.