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Listen to the ‘Inxeba’ Soundtrack

The album features music inspired by the movie 'Inxeba (The Wound).'

João Orecchia, one third of the South African band Motèl Mari, made music inspired by the South African movie, Inxeba (The Wound), some of which made it to the film. The soundtrack is now available, and it features remixes by RMBO (BLK JKS, Motèl Mari), Motèl Mari and Magnifera. It features the vocalists Rouge and Naty Kaly.


The 7-track album is called Alihlekwa: Inxeba (Remixes and Outakes), and is available both digitally and on cassette (for the collectors).

Read: BLK JKS Cover Hugh Masekela's 'The Boy's Doin' It' For Their First Release In 9 Years

NYC-based vocalist Rouge contacted Orecchia after watching the movie, expressing her interest in one of the songs. She recorded vocals over it. The song in the soundtrack she's featured in is called "The Wound (Magnifera Remix)."

Most of the music on the project is experimental electronic. It boasts the same intensity as the movie, and is dramatic, depicting different moods, ranging from suspenseful to eerie and even jovial. If you've watched Inxeba (The Wound), which was on circuit in February, you'll recognize some of the music in the album.

Listen to Alihlekwa: Inxeba (Remixes and Outakes) below and order a cassette here.


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Wizkid Spoils Fans By Dropping the Music Video For 'No Stress'

Oh, you thought he was done for the day?

All in a day's work! Nigerian superstar Wizkid is climbing his way further and further up the charts (and our lists of favourites) by releasing visuals to accompany track "No Stress," off of his freshly released album Made In Lagos.

It's hard not to move to the track on its own, and now we have a plethora of beautiful African women to virtually jam out with. The release of the second single off the high anticipated MIL album comes as Wizkid toyed with fans by simply tweeting "No Stress."

So far, the album has amassed over a million streams in under 24 hours on Boomplay. The 14-track album features music heavy weights including Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R., Ella Mai and Terri.

The album was originally meant to drop two weeks ago, but with the political and social terror occurring presently in his home country Nigeria, Wizkid chose to delay it.

Watch the music video for "No Stress" by Wizkid below.

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