Armed with a piercing voice and a revealing pen, Bad Weather finds Nanette establishing the persona of a contemporary balladeer who’s mode of storytelling is often dripping in anxious energy. Our pick for this list is a song that finds her lyrically swirling within that anxiety whilst providing one of her best vocal performances thus far in Vent. Continue reading Vent – Nanette [produced by Nanette, Lee Global, Zadok & Batundi], Top 22 Songs of 2022
This is Part 1 of Next Gen Greats Songs of 2022, featuring reviews of African Artists like Miles, Oumou Sangare, Simi and so many more Continue reading Our Songs of 2022 – Part 1 of 4
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2020. Part 3 covers our top 21songs with picks from artists like The Scorpion Kings, Msaki, Tyson S.T, Blxckie and more. Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2021 – Top 21
That Fire Release is be a round-up of my thoughts on recently released singles that I mess with. Featured singles from Elizée, Andrei Damane, Phiwo, Westside Kam, Noshow and SOAW. Continue reading That Fire Release – March 2021; featuring Elizée, Andrei Damane, Phiwo, Benny Afroe, Westside Kam & more
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2020. Part 3 covers our top 10 songs with picks from artists like Muzi, The Scorpion Kings, Huey, Zoe Modiga and more. Continue reading Next Gen Great’s Songs of 2020 – Top 10
Our year-end ranking and review music that came out in 2020. Part covers song ranked No. 30 – 11 with artists like Tyson S.T, Moonchild Sannelly, Big Zulu, Filah Lah Lah and Kabza De Small Continue reading Next Gen Greats’ Songs of 2020: Part 2
Vibes, Love and Entanglements consists of 29 tracks released roughly within the last year by artists born or based within Southern Africa. Vibes sonically explores the R&B family through its differing sub-genres and moods from contemporary R&B, acoustic soul and trap-soul to quiet storm and vintage R&B and more experimental spaces. Continue reading Next Gen Playlists: Vibes, Love and Entanglements – 29 Songs Exploring Contemporary R&B and Soul in Southern Africa
It’s been a minute and this one has been long overdue but here we are with the sixth edition of SA Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On. This is an article series where I cover independent artists who I believe are … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Sleep On, Sixth Edition
This is an article series where I cover independent songs and artists who I believe are releasing great stuff and have amazing potential. At the end of each of these articles there’ll be curated playlists with the featured artists music … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Be Sleeping On, Second Edition.
We’re closing in on six months since this blog started! On this journey, I’ve been exposed to an incredible amount of young artists on the come-up creating good music and there are too many to individually cover at this point. … Continue reading South African Artists You Shouldn’t Be Sleeping On, First Edition.