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!

PHILLIP MATHOLE - Birthday Party (1991)

Producers: Abie Sibiya, Dave Booth, Marshall H.
Engineers: Dave Booth & Marshall H.
Recorded at: Real Time

Upbeat bubblegum grooves with a new school touch like MarcAlex. Produced by Abie Sibiya, formerly the keyboardist  for crossover acts Zia and Wozani, and later chairman for the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO). Titles include 'Godgiven Lover', 'You're My Sunshine' and the more political 'Pledge of Peace', 'In The Ghetto' and 'Anginandawo Mina' (I don't have a home) about being forcibly evicted.