The latest volume in Rush Hour's Special Series focuses on the work of legendary - if under-appreciated - South African artist Senyaka Kekana, whose 1980s and early '90s output remains a firm favourite of open-minded crate-diggers. The EP brings together two tracks from impossible-to-find albums on 12" for the first time. On the A-side you'll find "Bayanyoyoba", a warm and rolling, chant-laden, mid-tempo deep house cut which originally featured on the artist's cassette-only 1993 set Ma-Gents. Arguably even better - and that's saying something - is flipside cut, "Don't Judge Me Bad", a 1987 soul cut that draws influence from boogie, AOR rock and jazz-funk. Both tracks are superb and well worth heavy rotation.
JimmyTheTwin, Mike Shawe ✮ Hot Buttered Soul, SEELIE, AfroBase (Radio Chart), TiTo (Troubled Kids Records), Cedric Woo, Odiggity - Tram Trax, Dusty / Jazz & Milk, Lexis (Music Is My Sanctuary), Marcel Vogel, Sol Power Sound, Galletas Calientes, Petko / Soul Print Recordings, JKriv (Razor-N-Tape), Your Name (Legalize Lambada), Red Greg, Admin, L'Atelier, Charlie Bucket, Giovanni Damico, Kalita Records
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