Phumlani Langa

Critic

South Africa

Phumlani S. Langa is #Trending Arts and Lifestyle Writer for City Press

Touch My Blood

Date: 15 Jun 2018 Category: Music
5.0 Rating
I really don’t know how to feel about AKA’s latest album, Touch My Blood. This time around, Supa Mega has compiled something that has quite a few flavours to it. There are some Afro beats and even Mafikizolo-like wedding flavours. The song Jika, featuring Yanga Chief, is a duet in which the two do nothing but sing. The beat is nice and has something nostalgic to it, but I just don’t want to hear one of this country’s supposed best rappers ...

Be Careful What You Wish For

Date: 27 Jul 2017 Category: Music
6.0 Rating
As far as commercial hip-hop goes in our country, AKA and Anatii represent the ceiling. We’re all familiar with their first single, street anthem The Saga, and the beef and shade that came afterward. And now, the reunion, the make-up tape - Be Careful What You Wish For (BCWYWF). They feature no samples on the beats, with all of it hand-crafted by Anatii. Tracks like Bryanston Drive and Jesus Plug have menacing instrumentals with a unique stylin ...