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4 new releases from Southern African artists you need to hear right now

trust B1 x Teddy – Theory of: Savage Youth

Maboneng-based producer/rapper, trust B1, partners up with Teddy, an up and coming rapper from Alberton, to release a short EP called Theory of: Savage Youth. The two musicians form part of a bigger, Joburg-based creative collective, called Dipopaai and this release serves as a reminder that you cannot afford to sleep on them. The EP features producer-rapper duo, XMPL, on a song called THAT which is a stand-out track from the EP. Love rap music presented in a unique way? This tape is for you.

MotherLand X Presents: Hennessy by Tshego (The Remixes)

MotherLand X is back with yet another remix pack. This time around they challenge six up and coming producers from Southern Africa to remix Hennessy, a smash hit by South African artist – Tshego. This remix pack is an easy listen, perfect to soundtrack your friendly get togethers with friends. A mixture of joints you can party to and ones you can chill to. Dope project. Check it out!

bENNY wOODS Feat. Vitu & Serenity Karima – Play My Way

Hungary-based artist, bENNY wOODS, links up with our very own Cape Town-based MC, Vitu, and US-based songstress, Serenity Karima, to deliver a funky tune. Play My Way is testament of the internet’s power of connecting creatives from different parts of the world. The song offers difference in an industry flooded with similar-sounding songs. You can play this song in any situation, and you’ll surely catch a vibe.

LEO Feat. Flowahh – ENOUGH

Pretoria-based artist, LEO, is slowly creeping up on our radar. With a unique style and sound, he is building a buzz that will set him in up in the industry. He comes through with a beautiful sensual tune titled ‘ENOUGH’ featuring a flowahh, who lays incredibly beautiful vocals on the track. This track is dope. Peep it!

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Hungarian artist, bENNY wOODS, collabs with Vitu to drop a funky tune

Cool, funky and eclectic are some of the words that you can use to describe the latest offering from Hungarian artist, bENNY wOODS. The song is called mUNCHIES oozes swagger and extravagance. From the production to the singing to Vitu’s rapping, a vibe is captured. Traces of funk, rock and jazz can be heard on the track. It is important to note that bENNY wOODS is Hungarian producer, Glott’s alter ego. An alter ego that manifests as a badass musician that draws inspiration from the blues, soul and jazz when it comes to singing.

The title of the song carries a double meaning, with one being a reference to the hunger that they have as artists on the come-up and the second being the post-high hunger one experiences after sparking one up. One can tell that the two collaborators had a lot of fun while making this jam. mUNCHIES is a song that is perfect to rock to this festive season. 

Stream the track below: