township_funk

JC turned me onto this one. South Africa keeps on delivering. We’ve had Shangaan Electro, the compilation Ayobaness! The Sound of South African House amongst some kwaito interviews and here’s another similar SA house comp. Township Funk takes it cue from the DJ Mujava song which exploded back a few years ago but the 21-track… Read more »

Posted on November 2nd, 2010

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tkzee

While in Joburg, I got the opportunity to interview some prominent kwaito musicians. Kwaito is South African hip-hop birthed in Johannesburg which mixes in parts of rap, house, R&B and native influences. Many kwaito artists come from the townships: the slums, the ghettos, the projects of South Africa. The biggest of them all is Soweto… Read more »

Posted on May 18th, 2010

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