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Audio: Tons of New Kwaito Tracks From Ruffest


Max and Sello from Cape Town kwaito ensemble Ruffest — whose solar-powered street bash clip for "Siyabenzela" (above) was featured as one of the best videos of last year — have recently updated their soundcloud page to add six new kwaito-meets-house stompers. Listen to all of them below, some of them feature fellow SA artists Pyro, Macuba, Posh and Ex-Hoza.

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