A jam-packed update with the latest and greatest in vocal soulful/afro house music awaits you this week... enjoy !!
Tarrey Torae "Freedom ride" (T's Box Records Promo)
T's Box Records have a beauty in their hands with "Freedom ride" produced by Terry Hunter and performed in grand style by Tarrey Torae. Undeniably, this soulful gem with a smooth yet intriguing organic musical backing leading the way for luxurious keys, celestial chords and the inimitable haunting vocals of Tarrey Torae is guaranteed to make you yearn for more...
Groove Junkies featuring Mijan "Music is life 2K19" (MoreHouse Records Promo)
At the beginning of the millennium, Groove Junkies and renowned songstress Mijan joined forces for "Music is life" a sure-fire club anthem released through Champion Records. Now this classic gem returns in a brand new truly scintillating afro tinged re-imagination aptly titled "Music is life 2K19" which features all-new truly inspiring vocals by Mijan and sumptuous keys by William 'ReelSoul' Rodriquez over enthrallingly thumpin' rhythms. Essential.
Bantu "Ma ko ba mi" (Coflo & DJ Said Remixes)(Fatsouls Records Promo)
The latest offering from Fatsouls Records are mind-blowing Coflo & DJ Said remixes of "Ma ko ba mi" by Bantu (taken from his album "Agberos international" in summer of 2017). Without question, these glorious re-imaginations by Coflo & DJ Said keep the spirit of the original alive yet ooze with a vibrant afro house vibe guaranteed to take over dance floors around the globe by storm.
SoulLab featuring Morayo "My love" (HSR Records Promo)
Coming soon to highly acclaimed Italian label HSR Records is "My love" by South African duo SoulLab (Kagiso Mokgatle & Kagiso Mathibe), beyond the shadow of a doubt this phantasmagorical production using gentle yet spell binding rhythms as foundation for the beautiful emotive vocals of Morayo, classy keys and dreamful chords will send shivers down your spine...
Lelanga featuring Candace Bellamy "Memories" (UnQuantize Recordings Promo)
Courtesy of South African producer Lelanga comes the truly charming "Memories", a laidback underground-esque production featuring the incredible melancholic vocals of Candice Bellamy alongside sublime jazzed-up keys and a smooth organic backdrop. The remixes are courtesy of DJ Spen who adds his signature touch yet stays true to the original, and Larry Espinosa & ReelSoul who contribute an uber cool old skool deep house inspired rendition.
Peppe Citarella featuring Brutha Basil "Warning" (Union Records Promo)
Union Records label head Peppe Citarella teams up with Brutha Basil for "Warning", to make a long story this this eminent production fusing Brutha Basil's one-of-a-kind spoken words with exquisite jazzy keys, ethereal chords and smooth yet captivating percussive rhythms is sure to get your feet movin'. The amped-up 'Alternate Warning Mix' transforms the track into a definite dance floor weapon perfect for prime time play.
Elementic Soul featuring Lionel & Andileh "End of time" (The Remixes)(Gruv Manics Digital SA Promo)
In late 2018, we introduced you to "End of time" by Siyabonga Ndlovu aka Elementic Soul, a splendorous afro house production featuring glorious vocals by Lionel (Lionel Chamane) and Andileh (Andile Dlamini). Now Gruv Manics Digital present a stellar selection of remixes by Lucius Lowe, Tapes and the duo of Sphiwe Cas-Miz & Kgosi Motlhabi all adding their distinctive soulful touch, giving you a tough choice to pick a favorite version...
Micky More & Andy Tee "The only one" (Glitterbox Recordings Promo)
Italian duo Micky More and Andy Tee make their Glitterbox Recordings debut with a magnificent three track collection of disco/funk infused dance floor gems. The title track "The only one" is an uplifting slice of contemporary disco fueled with the unmistakable vocals of Angela Johnson, atmospheric strings and infectious funked-up backdrop. Next to the stunning title track, the release features the equally fierce cuts "The beat goes on" and "I'm back", both of which are bonafide dance floor bombs.
Dorian Craft featuring Winyo "Pala" (MoBlack Records Promo)
Coming soon to leading afro house music label MoBlack Records is "Pala" by Dorian Craft, to cut right to the chase this utterly hypnotizing afro-tech production built around inexorable rhythms, entrancing synth melodies and the unique vocal stylings of Winyo will send the dancers into a frenzy. Not to forget to mention the downright dope rework of the original by by Kintar.