Sibusile Xaba carries forth the Maskandi / Mbaqanga tradition of the KwaZulu Natal midlands, from where he originates. Steeped in the lineage of Zulu guitar giant Madala Kunene (Sibusile’s first mentor) & warrior chants of vocal master, Shaluza Max, he not only owns these influences, but pushes the envelope as only a maestro with a keen ear for the future does. Open Letter to Adoniah is one-half of Sibusile Xaba's debut album.

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The Observer UK

23 Jul 2017
"Of the two albums here, Unlearning and Open Letter to Adoniah, the latter is his response to a series of dreams and often as unworldly and haunting as that suggests." ...

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Sibusile Xaba, Thabang Tabane, Moahanganai Magagula


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1. Open Letter To Adoniah
2. Wampona
3. Emazulwini
4. Sibongile : Tribute to the Mother (Reprise)
5. Nomaphupho
6. Angisenalutho
7. Nyanda Yeni (Interlude)
8. Swaziland
9. Liyabukwa
10. Inkululeko (Reprise)

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