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Nonku Phiri Returns With New Single, 'Regrettables'

Don’t sleep on “Regrettables,” the new song from South African musician Nonku Phiri.

The world just got a little brighter. Nonku Phiri returns today with a new single. It’s her first since April 2015’s outstanding “Things We Do on the Weekend.” And while the South African musician has featured on several projects since then––notably Buraka Som Sistema founder Branko’s “Let Me Go”––and collaborated with Swiss producer Maloon TheBoom as Malonku, it’s been some time (16 months!) since Phiri’s stepped into the solo limelight.


But nonetheless, she’s back. And we have reason to believe “Regrettables” is just the start of things to come. Phiri is currently prepping for the release of a new EP.

The song is produced by Phiri's longtime collaborator, NarchBeats, the Cape Town-based producer formerly of PHFat. "Regrettables" is out now and available on all digital stores. Listen below.

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The 14 Best South African Songs of the Month

Heaters from Sjava, Nonku Phiri, Nasty C, J Smash, and Umaah, among others.

Our list of the best South African songs of the month includes new singles that dropped in July alongside those that were highlighted by getting the visual treatment.

Check out our selections below, which feature Nasty C, Nonku Phiri, PH, J Smash and more.

The list is in no particular order.

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Nonku Phiri’s Latest Song is About ‘Embracing Vulnerability in a Time of Great Loss’

Listen to Nonku Phiri's new single "Sîfó," an ode to grief.

South African singer Nonku Phiri has been quiet for a minute. To break the hiatus, the artist recently released a new single titled "Sîfó."

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Khuli Chana Releases His Highly Anticipated Album ‘Planet of the Have Nots’

Listen to Khuli Chana's first album in seven years.

Khuli Chana's third studio album Planet of the Have Nots has arrived. The 13-track project features both members of his crew Morafe; Towdee Mac and Kaygizm. A-Reece, Cassper Nyovest, Maglera Doe Boy, Melo B and a few others.

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Watch 2Baba's Music Video for His New Single 'Important'

The Nigerian artist outdoes himself with striking visuals for the laid-back track.

Veteran Nigerian artist 2Baba has just dropped his much anticipated single entitled "Important". He's also released the striking visuals accompanying the laid-back track—and we're definitely impressed. Frankly, it's the perfect way to usher in the weekend.

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