||1.||Letta Mbulu - "Mahlalela"|
||1.||Dick Khoza - "Chapita" (Nik Weston Exclusive 7 Inch edit)|
Two monumental South African groove-beauties for the latest installment of the Afro Funk Gems series from Mukatsuku. First up is a trip back to 1970, just three years after Letta Mbulu escaped apartheid and moved the US (and fifteen years before she collaborated with Michael Jackson on "Librarian Girl") the horn-laded, feel-good "Mahlalela" came from her third album and was licenced by Tamla Motown in South Africa too for a rare as hen's teeth 45. Flip for an edit from Mr Mukatsuku himself as he breaks down Dick Khoza and the Pelican Club house band's politically charged "Chapita". Stunning. As played by Nicola Conte,DJ Spinna,Diesler,Luke Slater,Volcov,Smoov,Scrimshire,Ashley Beedle etc
Scratchandsniff, Mukatsuku Records Chart, AfroBase (Radio Chart), Smoove, Scrimshire, Javi Bayo, DJ Sigher, Rudy's Midnight Machine, Spark Arrester (Boogieburg), Nick Carling (Fruitful/beetroot), Diesler, ISOUL8 (Volcov), Moar / Jay Airiness (Venice Beach), Funky Bompa, Rebecca Vasmant, Afro Beat Foundation, Marc Hype, Martin Brew, I Love 45's!, Nicola Conte, The Jazz Meet, Skyline Recordings Chart, Funk Night US, Renegades Of Jazz, Rob Manga, Ishmael, Kito Jempere, Colemine Records, Originals, Juno Recommends International, Africa Seven, Replay Records Germany, Cultures Of Soul US, Dinked Records
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