Mlindo The Vocalist is the freshest thing that has hit the South African music industry since Sjava. His brand of Afro-soul music is well documented on his debut album, Emakhaya. We are really loved the body of work and we are sure that he is forever going to change how we appreciate music in this country.
We caught up with him at his album listening session recently and he told us a bit about his album. He gave us a glimpse into the feel of the album and he described it as “Afro-pop with a touch of soul”.
He also told us about the features as well as his two favourite songs in the album, Emakhaya and Egoli featuring Sjava. These singles are firm favourites with his fans as well and they follow his two previous hits Amablesser and Macala.
The album is still available for purchase on all major digital stores.
WATCH: HHP On His latest EP & Finding A Balance With His Music
HHP dropped his aptly named EP, Feels Good To Be Back about 2 weeks ago and the result was what we imagine has been missing in music for a young minute. The veteran rapper is working on his 10th studio album which is set to drop next year so in the mean time, he teased us with his 5 track EP.
The 5 tracks on the EP are all different sounds and feels that place HHP in a position where we have never heard him before. He describes it as an “experimental” side of himself and this is most def audible from the first track.
Almost the entire EP features up and coming producer, Hugo flash who did a splendid job in the sound and quality of the beats.
We sat down with him and he explained the concept behind the EP as well as how the project came about. He also spoke a little about how he met Hugo Flash who produced almost the entire EP.
“For me, the EP was a journey of like the different sonic sounds that we’ve been experiencing in South Africa from the time I started in 2009 as hip Hop Pantsula… I wanted to kind of like find a middle ground for the older generation Hip Hop lover to the new age as well.”
“I wanted to kinda show people that music isn’t so much about trend but just about relevance. You can always just find your way in anywhere. Because music is just different shades of colour and depending on how you put it together, that’s how you get your beautiful piece.”
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