BLK JKS: The Country Wrote A Song; The People Sang It

Watch South African group BLK JKS perform lives in an episode of Pitch Perfect on The FADER.

In this beautifully-filmed-and-edited episode of Pitch Perfect, The FADER and Nike Sportswear follow South African group BLK JKS back to SA where they perform and have a release party for their new EP, Zol!which is in stores now. "The background song playing throughout the clip is a song of revolution and freedom," comments guitarist Mpumi Mcata. According to Mcata, the BLK JKS have a greater agenda for African Music - their music is raw, dirty, gritty, full of mistakes and natural music that the people need to hear. Watch above.


Listen To Sun-El Musician’s Sophomore Album ‘To The World & Beyond’

South African deejay and producer extraordinaire, Sun-El Musician drops 'To The World & Beyond', the follow-up to his widely successful 2018 debut, 'Africa To The World'.

After two years of working on it, Sun-El Musician has finally released his highly anticipated second studio album, To The World & Beyond. The musician told Apple Music:

"This album is a continuation of my debut album Africa to the World, and is focused on telling a story of healing and hope through dance music".

To The World & Beyond is a double album which hosts a total of 31 tracks, including the previously released "Ubomi Abumanga," "Uhuru," "Mandinaye," "Never Never," "Garden" and more.

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