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Shangaan Electro Pioneer Nozinja Shares New Single 'Xihukwani'

Stream "Xihukwani," the second single off South African shangaan electro creator Nozinja's upcoming Warp Records debut LP.


South African shangaan electro pioneer Nozinja is readying the release of his 10-song Warp Records debut Lodge LP, coming in June 1. "Xihukwani," the second single to see the light of day from the prolific producer's upcoming full-length, is a joyous blend of 120 BPM percussion (slower than the typical 180 BPM shangaan electro tempo), frenzied synthesizer melodies and looping whistles. Nozinja had previously shared the top music video of last year for album cut "Tsekeleke" and his "Wachacha" 12" dual single with UK breakbeat producer Tessela. Catch the shangaan electro creator at this upcoming North American and European tour dates (listed below) and pre-order Lodge on Bleep and iTunes. Stream Nozinja's "Xihukwani" below.

Nozinja Tour Dates

01 May Villain Brooklyn, NY, US

16 July Bitterzoet Amsterdam, Netherlands

17 July Melt! Festival 2015 Gräfenhainichen, Germany

19 July Dour Festival 2015 Dour, Belgium

22 July Barbican Centre London, UK

23 July Barbican Centre London, UK

24 July Soup Kitchen Manchester, UK

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South African Rapper 25K Drops 'Pheli Makaveli (Intro)' After Signing With Sony Music

Pretoria rapper 25K has released his highly anticipated single "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)" to launch pre-orders for his upcoming titular debut album Pheli Makaveli.

Pretoria's trap rapper 25K has announced that he is officially signed with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. Following months of teasing fans, 25K has finally delivered "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)", a single off his upcoming debut album Pheli Makaveli. The song is a bass-dropping, energy tripping-single that is expected of an artist who just broke into international markets. Curated by hip-hop artist Zoocci Coke Dope, the Pheli Makaveli album is due to drop at the end of July, following the release of two more singles "Hustler's Prayer" and "Trap Jumpin''.

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