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Audio: Hey Fever! 'The Sneezing Song' (1984)


Throwback track for the end of the week: our favorite South African bubblegum disco blog Afro-Synth highlights this incredible 1984 novelty hit by Bones Brettell (of Hotline) and Bernie Millar who "decided that in the light of [a] current flu epidemic, sneezers of the world should have some kind of VIRAL ANTHEM!" The single even made it overseas marketed as Italian Disco. Stream it below!

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[H/T Afro-Synth]

 

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MFE Pays Tribute to PRO on The Second Anniversary of The South African Hip-Hop Legend’s Passing

Artists signed to PRO's label MFE commemorate him in new tribute song 'MAWE: VITA24' on the second anniversary of the South African hip-hop pioneer's passing.

One aspect of PRO(Kid)'s legacy that rarely gets mentioned is his label. As head of Money First Entertainment, the label he founded, PRO played roles in the trajectories and craft of artists such as Red Button, Captian_fs, sFs 5 Star and TeePee among others. The former three were official members of MFE with Red Button, PRO's protégé, being the first artist to be signed to the label.

PRO who passed away exactly two years ago today gets a tribute from his label's roster. "MAWE: VITA24" is a remix of an sFs 5 Star song titled "Mawe" that the artist released in February.

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