Video

Video: Mo Kolours 'Banana Wine'

[embed width="600"][/embed]


Mauritian experimental producer Mo Kolours drops a grainy, found-footage video for "Banana Wine".  The spliced vintage visuals span 1920s-50s scenes of ballroom dances, clips of "tribal natives", and an aptly chosen images of Carmen Miranda — the famed Brazilian samba singer that was pinholed as a banana queen by 30s American media. Watch the music video above and buy/stream Mo Kolours' EP2: Banana Wine out now.

Audio
(Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

The 10 Best HHP Songs Ranked

On the second anniversary of HHP's passing, we rank 10 of the South African hip-hop legend's best songs.

Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known by his alias HHP, was a pivotal part of South African hip-hop. Renowned for trailblazing the motswako sub-genre in the early 2000s, the rapper sadly passed away on October 24th, 2018 after a long and much publicised bout with depression.

During his active years, which span two decades (from 1997 to 2018), he was instrumental in breaking barriers and bridging the gap between kwaito and hip-hop in SA, from the late 90s to early 2000s.

He became a household name in the 2000s as he spearheaded the motswako movement, propelling it to the mainstream and solidifying his legendary status in the process.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.

How You Can Help Nigeria’s #EndSARS Protests

We round up some ways you can support the movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.