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Spoek Mathambo's Future Sound Of Mzansi Mix Series: Aero Manyelo

Download the latest in Spoek Mathambo's 'Future Sound of Mzansi' documentary mixtape series, featuring music from Aero Manyelo.


Spoek Mathambo and filmmaker Lebogang Rasethaba's Future Sound of Mzansi has the potential to go down as South Africa's definitive electronic music documentary. With the film set to make its world premier in two weeks at the Durban International Film Festival (and with Johannesburg and Cape Town screenings to follow in August), Spoek has promised to roll out a series of Mzansi mixtapes dedicated to artists and genres featured in the doc. So far he's delivered with top notch tapes devoted to DJ Spoko, Okmalumkoolkat, and KZN's mysterious Qgom sub-genre. This week Spoek lets Herbal 3 Records' Limpopo-born founder Aero Manyelo take the reins with a supremely infectious, bouncy, house-influenced 50 minutes of "new, exclusive, unreleased tracks and some classics from himself and the herbal3 familia." Listen on below and grab a free download while you still have a chance.

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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