Top 5 moments in the Coke Studio
Our new obsession is Coke Studio (Supplied)
Johannesburg – This year we were introduced to an exciting new reality-music show called, Coke Studio. Coke Studio fused two existing artists from two different genres to create a brand new sound.
The show gave us several memorable moments that we’ll never forget:
Cassper opens the season with Mi Casa
It was the dream collaboration that came to embody everything that was Coke Studio: taking two artists who are mega-stars in their own genres, and fusing them to make a hit that would appeal to all. The result was so good, it’s still being played on radio today. Give us more, guys.
Black Motion team up with Good Luck
Arguably two of the biggest dance acts in the country teamed up for a fusion that took everyone by surprise. The quality of both acts was never in doubt, but the track they produced was truly out of this world, and a serious contention for best fusion EVER!
Bafikile slays the indigenous instrumentals
Just when we thought we had seen it all on Coke Studio, they fused folk star Majozi with a traditional bow player. Don’t laugh. The resulting fusion was an instrumental heaven on earth. It even made us want to go out and buy a bow.
Mahotella Queens turn back the clock with Nonku Phiri
There was a touch of retro on Coke Studio when the daughter of legendary SA musician Ray Phirii and Nonku, headed into studio with the internationally celebrated, Mahotella Queens. The Queens have been dominating for several decades, but they gave a performance that was as fresh and exciting as they day we first heard them.
Tresor makes an appearance
Tresor is fast becoming our favourite SA artist and with a heart-stopping performance in the Coke Studio, it’s not hard to see why. He teamed up with the talented Nonku Phiri to create a fusion of the future. If this is where SA music is headed, give us a VVIP ticket please.