The label has announced an eleven track LP from Pretoria based South African musician Dj Black Low. The young producer makes Amapiano - a genre which developed in townships and blurs the lines between azz, kwaito, dibacardi, deep and afro house. The music itself is club ready and energetic whilst showcasing electronic sensibilities in a fresh, inspired take.
At twenty years old Dj Black Low describes his love affair with music over the years.
“I’ve liked music a lot from a young age. I used to produce hip-hop and commercial house before I started producing amapiano. When I started out, I used to listen to a lot of commercial house. I used to DJ at places in my neighborhood, parties and weddings. I wasn’t getting big gigs.I had started producing in 2013 and it so happened that I lost my equipment in 2014. I couldn’t afford to buy equipment. In 2017, a friend of mine who had been making music found a job and decided to quit music. He gave me his equipment and I was able to start producing again. That’s when I started getting back to it. I tried to pick up where I had left off, with hip hop and commercial house but I found that amapiano was the popular music. I liked it, so I started producing it.”
Listen to a track from the album below:
More details and order links HERE.
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