News Brief

Watch Sjava Perform ‘Umama’ on A COLORS SHOW

Sjava performs a song from his latest album on Germany's A COLORS SHOW.

Sjava is the latest South African artist to grace the German YouTube show A COLORS SHOW. He performs his latest single, the popular "Umama," which is an ode to the artist's mother.


"Umama" is from Sjava's latest album Umqhele, which was released towards the end of 2018. "Umama" is one of Sjava's most successful singles; its music video reached a million views on YouTube within 14 days of release, a huge accomplishment by South African standards.

Sjava is the third South African artist to grace the show, after rappers ByLwansta and Yugen Blakrok, who appeared on A COLORS SHOW in 2017 and a few weeks ago, respectively.

Watch Sjava's performance below, and revisit Umqhele underneath.

Sjava - Umama | A COLORS SHOW www.youtube.com



News Brief

Stogie T Enlists Nasty C, Boity, Nadia Nakai and More, for ‘The Empire of Sheep’ Deluxe Edition

Stream the deluxe version of Stogie T's EP 'The Empire of Sheep' featuring Nasty C, Boity, Nadia Nakai and more.

Stogie T just shared a deluxe version of his 2019 EP The Empire of Sheep titled EP The Empire of Sheep (Deluxe Unmasked). The project comes with three new songs. "All You Do Is Talk" features fellow South African rappers Nasty C, Boity and Nadia Nakai. New York lyricist appears on "Bad Luck" while one of Stogie T's favorite collaborators Ziyon appears on "The Making."

Keep reading... Show less
News Brief

All of Skwatta Kamp’s Albums are Now on Streaming Platforms

You can now stream all of South African legendary group Skwatta Kamp's albums.

Skwatta Kamp recently shared news with their fans that all of their six studio albums can now be streamed on Apple Music, Spotify and other platforms.

Keep reading... Show less
popular
"Kata" single cover.

Listen to Tekno's New Single 'Kata'

The Nigerian artist and producer returns with a melodic banger just in time for the weekend.

Nigerian artist Tekno is back with his second single of the year, "Kata."

The heavyweight artist and producer delivers a melodic track that sees him singing about his devotion to his lover over drum-filled production from Phantom. The track features subdued vocals from. the artist, and a beat that's easy to move along to. The song follows the track 'Beh Beh' which he released earlier this year.

Keep reading... Show less
popular

South African Jazz Artist Nduduzo Makhathini Releases Highly-Anticipated Blue Note Records Debut

Listen to South African jazz artist Nduduzo Makhathini's new album 'Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds.'

South African pianist, composer, and healer Nduduzo Makhathini has released his Blue Note Records debut Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds. The 11-track album is characterized by Makhathini's trademark piano keys, hissing percussions that collide with expressive vocals. As is always the case with Makhathini's work, spirituality is a huge part of the album deals with humans' connection to the ancestors and the spiritual realm.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

news.

popular.