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Nozinja – “Nwa Baloyi”

Nozinja is the forefather of South Africa’s Shangaan Electro scene, a miniature genre and movement that he practically willed into being. In 2010, when he released New Wave Dance Music From South Africa as a sort of introduction, Nozinja insisted his music not be labeled “hip-hop” or “Afro-pop” — these are Shangaan sounds. To hammer […]

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Nozinja – “Xihukwani”

It’s the middle of Thursday afternoon, which means you almost certainly need a pick-me-up. Nozinja’s got you! The leading light of South Africa’s Shangaan electro scene has graced us with “Xihukwani,” the lead single from his upcoming Nozinja Lodge. The album is allegedly all about “endlessly chasing the visceral thrill of the dance,” but the […]