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Mwanjé debuts ‘Wildones’ feat. Sampa The Great

“‘Wildones’ expresses the notion of seeking personal freedom. In a more abstract light, it expresses the fact that we are all branches of the same tree. The visuals were inspired by the duality of youth in action guided by a deep sense of wisdom and knowledge that’s almost otherworldly.” Mwanjé, 2022. From the first moment…

Moonga K takes on the screen

Moonga K is a captivating figure in South Africa’s music scene. The Zambian born and Botswana raised singer, songwriter and activist captured the ears and hearts of many with his soul soothing and ethereal voice. His 2020 single, ‘i know (i do)’ taken from his an ode to growth, pt.1 album released in the same…

The rise of S1mba

Leonard Simbarashe Rwodzi or S1mba as he is more widely known, grew up in Ruwa, Zimbabwe. Raised by his grandmother S1mba showed a strong interest in music from a young age, learning how to play the djembe, piano and marimba when he was a kid. His grandmother would also play all kinds of music in…

Welcome to ‘Ghostland’ — a Bubblegum Club production

“Music is the sum total of individual and collective experience.” Lindiwe Mngxitama for Ghostland. A methodology.  A sonic cultural aesthetic.  A built through sound world.  Welcome to Ghostland — apartheid’s afterparty and our after-tears gathering — where Sorrow, Grief, Hope and (im)possible futures gyrate on purgatory dance floors. Ghostland is a Bubblegum Club production that…

Building momentum with Fave and ‘Riddim 5’

Fave — born GodsFavour Chidozie — is one of many outstanding artists who have harnessed the power of social media to propel themselves into audience acclaim and admiration.  Fave rose to prominence after her verse on a free beat produced by Jinmi Abduls became an internet sensation. The viral freestyle — which addressed the parells…

Gemma Griffiths is A Girl from Harare

The geographical location of a musician can mould the sound of the music and the feeling it gives. That is at the heart of Gemma Griffiths‘ music. The singer/songwriter was born in Cape Town, raised in Zimbabwe and studied in America. Her nomadic experiences have bled into her artistry, giving space for a rich and…