► Black Coffee – Come With Me Feat. M.Que

shockwebpic_blackcoffee_comewithmeSouth African House DJ, Black Coffee, enlists Johannesburg vocalist M.Que and a couple of New York City dance collectives for his latest single ‘Come With Me’.

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► Okzharp – Dear Ribane Feat. Manthe

shockwebpic_Okzharp_featMantheFresh new sounds from Durban’s Gqom scene via London’s Hyperdub. This is Okzharp featuring the multitalented artist Manthe Ribane. Look out for the forthcoming EP Dumella 113 coming at the end of the month.
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► Boddhi Satva Feat. Kaysha – Mama Kosa

shockwebpic_boddhisatva_mamakosaA summer sizzler from Boddhi Satva featuring Kaysha directed by Johel Almeida. Off Boddhi Satva’s forthcoming album ‘Transition’ via Offering Recordings.

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► Saul Williams – Burundi

shockwebpic_saulwilliams_burundiBrand new Saul Williams featuring Emily Kokal of Warpaint from his album MartyrLoserKing coming this fall via the Fader label. Video directed by Rwandan filmmaker Kivu Ruhorahoza.

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Akon Lighting Africa Is Bringing Electricity To Millions Without It

shockwebpic_akonlightingafricaAs of today, 600 Million Africans still don’t have access to electricity. Multi-platinum recording artist Akon is doing something to change that by bringing solar power to millions of households in over 20 countries on the African continent with his new Akon Lighting Africa initiative.

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The Rise Of Wakaliwood: Uganda’s Thriving Action Cinema Scene

shockwebpic_riseofwakaliwoodA town in Uganda is becoming an emerging place for independent action and kung fu inspired movies done DIY style. Ramon Film Productions is one of the crews heading up this new wave of Ugandan action cinema, check out this profile from Vice that reminds us you don’t need a bunch of fancy equipment to get creative, just your imagination and some hustle.

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► Fantasma – Eye Of The Sun

shockwebpic_fantasma_eyeofthesunEye Of The Sun is the title track from Fantasma’s new EP of the same name which also features Moonchild and is directed by Travys Owen.

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► Okmalumkoolkat – Holy Oxygen

shockwebpic_Okmalumkoolkat_HolyOxygenPeep this Afrofuturistic themed video from Johannesburg’s Okmalumkoolkat aka Smiso Zwane directed by Wim Steytler. Okmalumkoolkat is also half of the rap/electronic duo Dirty Paraffin though this track is from his recent solo EP Holy Oxygen I.

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► Culoe De Song World DJ Session Mix Live From Cape Town

shockwebpic_culoedesongmixmagnov2014Teleport to club ERA in Cape Town, South Africa for this recent Culoe De Song World DJ Sessions Mix for Mixmag.

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Death Metal Angola: Sounds Of African Resistance

shockwebpic_deathmetalangolaDeath Metal Angola is an awesome new documentary directed by Jeremy Xido that captures the growing hardcore death metal scene that has developed in the war-stricken southern African country of Angola.

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