Video: Bongeziwe Mabandla "Phupa Lam ft. Zulu Boy"

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South African folk singer Bongeziwe Mabandla is prepping the release of his debut Umlilo LP. In this clip for lead-single "Phupa Lam" Bongeziwe delivers a Mbaqanga and dub-influenced acoustic serenade from the streets of Johannesburg. It all plays like a neatly sculpted roots pop tune 'til the guitar tracks drop, Zulu Boy pops in, and the underlying beat and synths reveal themselves to be prime spitting material.


The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Tekno x Mafikizolo, Yaw Tog, Muzi, Seyi Shay x Yemi Alade, M.anifest x Juls and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

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