January '17

Hola majita! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection...

This month we bring you classic grooves by the likes of OZIAS and RUSH, as well as Congolese star JOHNNY BOKELO ISENGE and plenty more.

To purchase still-sealed copies of these and other albums, email djokapi[at]gmail.com!

OUPA PHARASI - Thaka Ya Hao (1992)

Africa/Tusk/Mpumelelo/Highway Soul, HSH 8065
Producer: Africa Music Team
Engineer: Tim Kraft
Composer: Mac Mathunjwa
Recorded at: Downtown Studios

Great Sotho-soul album from unknown artist, composed by the legendary Mac Mathunjwa, who once played keyboards in the Pedlars, the resident backing band at the famous Pelican Nightclub in Orlando East, and went on to become a prolific producer, including of Philip Tababe's "January to December/Teach the Children" (on RPM's Right Track, 1986).