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Audio: LG Factor 'The Calling (Revisited)'

South African trumpeter Lwanda Gogwana revisits his early composition ‘The Calling" with the help of a jazz collective.

20-something South African-born trumpeter and composer Lwanda Gogwana revisits one of his earlier compositions 'The Calling" from his acclaimed debut album Lwanda Gogwana Songbook: Chapter 1. Inspired by American horn player Roy Hargrove's fusion of jazz and contemporary music, Gogwana re-recorded the song with a collective of jazz musicians under the name the LG Factor. The band features Ludwe Danxa on keyboards, Tseke Malatji on electric bass, Nicholas Dlakavu on drums, John Hassan on percussion and Gogwana on flugelhorn. Saxophonist and frequent collaborator Sisonke Xonti appears as a guest. You can stream 'The Calling" below or you can download it for free at ReverbNation.

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MFE Pays Tribute to PRO on The Second Anniversary of The South African Hip-Hop Legend’s Passing

Artists signed to PRO's label MFE commemorate him in new tribute song 'MAWE: VITA24' on the second anniversary of the South African hip-hop pioneer's passing.

One aspect of PRO(Kid)'s legacy that rarely gets mentioned is his label. As head of Money First Entertainment, the label he founded, PRO played roles in the trajectories and craft of artists such as Red Button, Captian_fs, sFs 5 Star and TeePee among others. The former three were official members of MFE with Red Button, PRO's protégé, being the first artist to be signed to the label.

PRO who passed away exactly two years ago today gets a tribute from his label's roster. "MAWE: VITA24" is a remix of an sFs 5 Star song titled "Mawe" that the artist released in February.

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