Toya Delazy & Cassper Nyovest Collaborate On 'My City'

Stream Toya Delazy and Cassper Nyovest's collaborative SA hometown anthem "My City."

South African electropop songstress Toya Delazy recently debuted "My City," a huge collaboration with one the Mafikeng rap star Cassper Nyovest. The new single, which Delazy first teased then shared on her facebook page, is a highly-addictive pop track built on an uplifting refrain & grand piano progression. The queen of J.E.H.P. (a term Delazy coined for her fusion of jazz-electro-hop-pop) is coming off a big 2014 that saw her release Ascension, plus visit us for an Okay Acoustic session in NYC. Mafikeng MC Cassper Nyovest is also coming off a huge year, releasing the hit-packed Tsholofelo (an album of the year choice) and hanging with Talib Kweli in Joburg. Stream Toya Delazy & Cassper Nyovest's anthem for their respective home towns (Mahlabathini/Mafikeng) below.


This Compilation Shines a Light On East African Underground Music

We talk to a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation from Uganda's Nyege Nyege.

Nyege Nyege, a label in Kampala, Uganda is channelling the confidence brimming over a whole continent. Africa is no longer the future. For dance music, its time is right now.

Music For the Eagles is a compilation released in conjunction with Soundcloud to showcase the best new acts that East Africa has to offer outside the mainstream. A new wave of artists firmly blasting non-conformist energy for you to spasm to. Music that takes you places. Otim Alpha's high BPM wedding frenzy of incessant rasping vocals accompanied by feverous violin will have you clawing the walls to oblivion. Anti Vairas' dancehall from a battleship with super galactic intentions doesn't even break a sweat as it ruins you. FLO's beautiful sirens call, is a skittish and detuned nursery rhyme that hints at a yearning for love but reveals something far more unnerving. Ecko Bazz's tough spiralling vocal over sub-bass and devil trap energy is an anthem that can only be bewailed. And Kidane Fighter's tune is more trance-like prayer. These are only some of the highlights for you to shake it out to.

We got to chat with a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation as they took a break from the studio below.

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