#WeekendPlaylist: Get your groove on with this ultimate mix

The South African’s weekend playlist is jam-packed with hot and happening sounds to pump up the volume.

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From the vibey sounds of MFR Souls to Victoria Monét and a deluxe Beyoncé experience, these tunes will certainly get you in the mood for spring.

AMAPIANO

MFR SOULS – ‘MUSICAL KINGS’

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Image via Instagram @arsenic_kid_/Samela Sibusiso

The dynamic duo is back with their second full-length project featuring some of South Africa’s top artists, such as Tshego, Manu WorldStar and Mi Casa’s J’Something.

Tumelo “Maero“Nedondwe and Tumelo “Force” Mabe’s Love You Tonight (featuring Sha Sha) was nominated at this year’s South African Music Awards (Samas) for Best Music Video.

Their The Beginning album was up for Best Amapiano Album and features a range of well-known artists, such as DJ Maphoris, Kabza De Small, Khanya Greens, The Squad, Sia Music, Moscow, Sipho Magudulela, Aubrey Qwana, Thabzin Bibo, MRD, DJ Tira and Sha Sha.

Their latest offering promises versatility in every song and will have you on your feet.

Top-pick songs

  • Amanikiniki (feat. Major League DJz, Kamo Mphela & Bontle Smith)
  • Ngiyaz’fela (feat. Daliwonga)
  • Top Sgelegeqe (feat. Tman (SA) & Makwa)

You can find the album here.

HIP-HOP/ RAP

BEYONCÉ — ‘THE LION KING: THE GIFT’ [Deluxe Edition]

Beyoncé released The Gift — a compilation of music following the release of The Lion King remake
in July 2019. This year, she released Black is King, a visual album celebrating black cultures across
the African continent, featuring some of Africa’s most prominent musicians, such as Burna Boy, Busiswa, Yemi Alade, and Tekno.

This album is filled with a rollercoaster of emotions and the visuals alongside it are simply breathtaking.

Top-pick songs:

  • Don’t Jealous Me (featuring Tekno, Lord Afrixana, Mr Eazi & Yemi Alade)
  • Already (featuring Shatta Wale and Major Lazer)
  • My Power (featuring Nija, Busiswa, Yemi Alade, Tierra Whack, Moonchild Sanelly & DJ Lag)

You can find the album here.

R&B/ SOUL

VICTORIA MONÉT – ‘JAGUAR’

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Image via Instagram @victoriamonet

Singer-songwriter Victoria Monét has a long list of writing credits for several artists, including Ariana
Grande, Fifth Harmony, Chloe x Halle and Brandy.

Jaguar is the talented singer’s debut album with Moment featuring as the lead single. The music video for the song was shot in Cape Town and is currently sitting on close to two million views on YouTube. Jaguar has some chilled-out beats perfect for a day out in the sun.

Watch: All the hype – ‘Jaguar’ short film

Top-pick songs:

  • Moment
  • Dive
  • Touch Me

You can find the album here.

POP

KIESZA — ‘CRAVE’

Canadian singer Kiesza returns after the success of her 2014 debut, Sound of a Woman, with her sophomore album, Crave — three years after suffering a brain injury in a Toronto car crash.

Kiesza stepped onto the scene in 2014, making waves with her song Hideaway from her Sound of a Woman album. She tackles romance through dance-worthy electro beats and it’s virtually impossible to resist moving your hips to this one.

Top-pick songs:

  • Run Renegade
  • When Boys Cry
  • Dance with Your Best Friend (featuring Lick Drop, Cocanina and Shan Vincent De Paul)

You can find the album here.

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