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Video: The Collaboration 'Urombo'

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Throwback video to start things off this week. "Urombo" in shona (the most spoken language in Zimbabwe) means poverty, the kind that traps one into a life of shame and abjection. In this roots-driven jam The Collaboration — a collective of Zimbabwean musicians with Chiwoniso Maraire on vocals — call for a return to an interconnected way of living. The cut is taken from their album Hupenyu Kumusha/Life at Home/Impilo Ekhaya, it's soul stirring stuff.

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South African Rapper 25K Drops 'Pheli Makaveli (Intro)' After Signing With Sony Music

Pretoria rapper 25K has released his highly anticipated single "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)" to launch pre-orders for his upcoming titular debut album Pheli Makaveli.

Pretoria's trap rapper 25K has announced that he is officially signed with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. Following months of teasing fans, 25K has finally delivered "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)", a single off his upcoming debut album Pheli Makaveli. The song is a bass-dropping, energy tripping-single that is expected of an artist who just broke into international markets. Curated by hip-hop artist Zoocci Coke Dope, the Pheli Makaveli album is due to drop at the end of July, following the release of two more singles "Hustler's Prayer" and "Trap Jumpin''.

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