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Cassper Nyovest, Banky W, Wax Dey, Simphiwe Dana And More Collaborate On 'Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba'

Cassper Nyovest, Banky W, Wax Dey, Runtown, Simphiwe Dana, and Shaydee connect on the Nelson Mandela tribute "Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba."


South African rapper Cassper Nyovest, Nigeria's Banky W, Cameroonian singer Wax Dey, Runtown, Simphiwe Dana, and Shaydee get together for the Nelson Mandela tribute track "Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba." The song, which is currently only available on MTN Music Plus and MTN caller tune downloads in South Africa, will be officially released on July 18 for International Mandela Day, with part of the sales proceeds going to a charity picked by the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Stream a preview of "Viva Mandela, Tata Madiba," produced by Angola's O'Magic, below. For more, revisit our Nelson Mandela: A Life In Music feature and BLK JKS member Tshepang Ramoba's 67-minute Mandela Day mix.

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South African Rapper 25K Drops 'Pheli Makaveli (Intro)' After Signing With Sony Music

Pretoria rapper 25K has released his highly anticipated single "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)" to launch pre-orders for his upcoming titular debut album Pheli Makaveli.

Pretoria's trap rapper 25K has announced that he is officially signed with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. Following months of teasing fans, 25K has finally delivered "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)", a single off his upcoming debut album Pheli Makaveli. The song is a bass-dropping, energy tripping-single that is expected of an artist who just broke into international markets. Curated by hip-hop artist Zoocci Coke Dope, the Pheli Makaveli album is due to drop at the end of July, following the release of two more singles "Hustler's Prayer" and "Trap Jumpin''.

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