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Listen to The First Single From RMBO’s Upcoming ‘20/20’ Project Dropping in June

The kwaito song features Siya Shezi, Khaz Money and Scarface Manolo.

South African artist, producer and DJ, RMBO, who's also a drummer for the band BLK JKS, is releasing a project on the 16th of June, South Africa's Youth Day.

"16th of June is very special to me," says RMBO. "I was not born by then to fight for myself, but others died so tings are easier for me later. BLK JKS' first show was on June 16. I also remember spending June 16th in NYC and missing home, I went to the SA embassy, and found a party of South Africans breaking bread and dancing."


"Vibe" is the first single to the project, which will be titled 20/20. The song features Siya Shezi, Khaz Money and Scarface Manolo (from the band RADIO 123), and is classic kwaito as you loved it in the 90s, from the slow tempo to the big bassline and the bounce that can't be described but felt.

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

One song from the 20-track project will be released every two months until June, and just like "Vibe," all of the songs will premiere on this website. 20/20 comes with a tour that will hit 20 townships.

Expect more than kwaito on 20/20, though. "The remaining 19 songs are different," says RMBO, "some are kwaito, others house, electronic and alternative. I compose what comes to me. I don't engineer my compositions with my own projects. I only do that when I make music for films or commercials." This is, of course, expected. RMBO showed the same diversity in his 2018 EP, Zone 3.

Listen to "Vibe" below, and keep up with RMBO on Twitter, Facebook and SoundCloud.



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Tems Is Just Doing Her Thang In New Music Video 'Crazy Tings'

The Nigerian songstress is hell bent on taking over your summer playlist and it's getting harder to resist.

It has been a fantastic year for Tems. The Nigerian singer, producer, and songwriter achieved a platinum record for eternal banger Essence, her collaboration with fellow Nigerian superstar Wizkid, an MTV EMA nomination for Best African Artist, a billion worldwide video views, and over 350 million audio streams. Not to mention featuring on Canadian rapper Drake's blowout album Certified Lover Boy, the singer has also sold out every show she's booked.

The release of Tems's sophomore EP If Orange Was a Place solidified her place amongst the greats and it was received with gusto by fans and international audiences. A month after the release the Afrobeats singer has graced fans with a sultry music video to go along with equally as tantalizing lead single Crazy Tings. Conceptualized by the multitalented Tems, and directed by UAX, the music video follows a sensual Tems as she sings about needing space from a lying partner.

International audiences continue to rave over the songstress, with Tems delivering an impressive US TV debut on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! this month. Essence continues to top international charts. While becoming the official song of the summer, the track peaked on the Billboard 100 Top 10, becoming the most Shazamed song in the United States and was remixed by Canadian musical heavyweight Justin Bieber, becoming the first song written by Nigerian artists to hit No.1 on Urban Radio.

Tems has been producing consistent hits since her debut in September 2020, and a year later, the singer's immense talent is securing her reputation as a world-class superstar.

Check out Tem's music video for single 'Crazy Tings' below

Tems - Crazy Tings (Official Video) www.youtube.com

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