A WEB SERIES CURATED BY MPHO MOSOLA, CELEBRATING AFRICA’S DISK JOCKEYS & PRODUCERS WHOSE MUSIC IS ELECTEOBICAL AND PROMOTES THE IDEAL OF AFRO FUTURISM, CLUB CULTURE & AUESTHETIC NIGHT LIFE.
GET TO KNOW KUSUSA
Kususa, a music due from Durban comprised of Kunzima Theology (Joshua Sokweba) and Samurai Yasusa (Mncedi Tshicila).Kususa’s sound is versatile African rhythm combined with thumping electronic beats. The duo released released their first EP,Kusuka Sukela, in 2017 through UK based record label DM Recordings. The duo has since charted Traxsource 50 time and ranked 53 on the top 200 best selling Afro House producers of 2017 on Traxource. They were nominated for Remix of the year-2017 on the online based award, Dance Music Awards South Africa. The duo got featured on Black Coffee’s 2017 Ibiza Appreciation mix. Kususa were placed on 37TH place for the 2017 Top 100 Afro House producers of Traxsource. Kususa have also released through, Soulistic Music, Moblack records, BAE Electronica, Iklwa Bros Music, Seres Producers, Check In Recordings and Surreal Sounds Music
GET TO KNOW ENOO NAPA
Enoo Napa, Siphiwe Mkhize, a self taught producer and Dj from Durban whose sound encompasses an energetic and raw Afro House with electronic African elements with a cinematic feel. His remix of Jackie Queen’s, Conqueror, captured the attention of Black Coffee and his thumping Afro futuristic synth has been featured by prominent Djs’ sets worldwide. His Afro sound earned him 17th place on Traxsource top 100 Afro House producers of 2016.
GET TO KNOW BOKKIEULT
BokkieUlt, Bonginkosi Hlongwane is a South African Music Producer and DJ from Gauteng. He began his career around 2010 and is a Boston graduate who majored in Digital music composition and production in 2015, which is how he discovered his sound. He is quickly making his mark into the industry with various skills and a force to be reckoned through his hard work and consistency for his craft. BokkieUlt’s big break was in 2013 when he won the Red Bull campus clash in Gauteng which paved the way to more opportunities such as, The Sedibeng best DJ, the 2013 Gauteng Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Biggest DJ search winner which makes him the reigning champion to date. BokkieUlt is also affiliated with Pioneer DJ South Africa/Institution and he is one of the few Dj’s to be recognised by Pioneer DJ Global in South Africa. He has released an EP with one of the biggest international label Ocha Records from New York. Bokkieult has also opened South Africa’s big stages like the Metro FM Heatwave main stage in Kimberly as well as the Spring Fiesta 2018 opening the stage for AKA and Black Motion.
GET TO KNOW SILVA DA DJ
Silva da Dj, Nqobile Dube a self-taught versatile producer/disk jockey currently residing in the city of gold Johannesburg coming from a musical family Silva started producing full time in 2017 after finishing his matric in 2016, when he first released a track titled Chasing after late 2018 which scored him residency on resurrected youth radio for 2019, he released more music under Da fuba records, a Polokwane based label. His sound carries a bit of electronics, which has gone to get the attention of legendary Dj Manoo from France, which charted 31 on Afro house essentials on tracksource. Consistency being the key Silva da dj released his 6pack ep titled beginning under da fuba records again, which dropped earlier this year on the 11th February 2019, some of the tracks have made waves in the digital space being played by the likes of Lebza da villain, dj Supta (Yfm disk jockeys)Fueling the creativity & hunger, Silva dropped another 5 track ep available on the 1st of April titled Journey, which opened more doors for Silva getting the likes of Prince Kaybee & Shimza featuring some of the tracks on the their playlists. Silva has more in store as he has an upcoming single titled Gota le Lagrima dropping under Ocha Records (UK) based label. The track is already one of the top 10 club records and on radio. Silva describes his sound more of Afro, with a bit of electronics and Tech.