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A Six Pack of Free New MP3s

2008-03-10 16:26
Southern Gypsey Queen
Funk rock fans are invited to jump up and down to this rock ‘n roll joint and chant: “Be the fire in a rise and don’t let anyone knock you down”.
Listen: Be the Lion

Mahotella Queens
Mbaqanga queens go a cappella in this refreshingly old school choral jam off their third album since Mahlathini’s death.
Listen: Ndodana Yolahleko

Jax Panik
SA’s answer to Gorillaz delivers a deliriously addictive dose of indie-disco-pop infection. Listen: Cigarettes and Cinnamon

Hot Water
Fans of Bright Blue and Paul Simon will be dancing under the moonlight to this vibrant and upbeat Afro- folk pop ditty off their 2nd CD, One
Listen: Shushu

Ashtray Electric
The ghosts of No Friends of Harry come a knockin in this nictoine-stained alternative rocker off “The Dave Sessions” EP.
Listen: The Swing

Middle Finga
The whole Ghetto Ruff staple better watch out because this ghetto fabulous MC hailing from Gugulethu is about to take over kasi culture with his ‘Spaza’ hip-hop.
Listen: JustAFterSix

-Tiisetso Tlelima

This week: a cappella mbqanga with Mahotella Queens, “Spaza” hip-hop from Middle Finga, Ashtray Electric’s nicotine-stained rock and more.
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