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DJ Spoko And DJ Mujava's Boiler Room South Africa Set

Watch DJ Spoko and DJ Mujava's 40-minute joint set for Boiler Room South Africa's Black Major showcase.


'Bacardi house' creator DJ Spoko and DJ Mujava, two of our hands-down favorite South African beatmakers, came through for a 40-minute joint set at Boiler Room's Black Major showcase in Tembisa. The night saw Spoko and Mujava running through remixes of "Township Funk" and Pegasus Warning's "The Mountain," as well as original joints like "From Pretoria To Liverpool" and War God LP selection "Bula Ma." Watch DJ Spoko and DJ Mujava's entire performance below (full tracklist underneath) and check out SA afro-tech producer Aero Manyelo's set from the same party. For more, revisit DJ Spoko's standout Africa In Your Earbuds mixtape.

DJ Spoko & Dj Mujava Boiler Room Tracklist

01.Mugwanti remix - DJ Spoko & Mujava

02.Mujava - Township Funk (Crazy P Remix)

03.From Pretoria To Liverpool - Mujava

04.Final Cut - Machepiz le Spoko

05.Resatlo rocka - Mujava

06.One more time - DJ Spoko

07.Moribo - Mujava

08.Bula ma - DJ Spoko

09.Force of darkness - Mujava

10.Waiting for masukusuku remix - DJ Spoko

11.We love this music - DJ Spoko x Mujava

12.911 Machepiz remix - Machepiz

13.Mountain Remix - Spoek Mathambo, Dj Spoko, Mujava & Machepiz

14.Township Funk - Mujava

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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