This Week’s Episode Features a Conversation With Amanda Black, a South African Women’s Day Special, Africa Rising and LootLove’s Favourite Track of the Week!
Tune in to Africa Now Radio With LootLove This Sunday, August 8th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1.
Cover Star Interview
South African singer-songwriter Amanda Black joins LootLove via FaceTime on Apple Music 1 to talk about her latest track, “Ungayeki (feat. Berita).” She also discusses the inspiration behind her latest album, Mnyama, bringing politics into her art, and how she’s not afraid to make her voice heard outside of music.
The Big 5
In a special nod to South African Women’s Day, celebrated on 9 August, LootLove shares the 5 of the hottest new tracks from South African women. This week’s selection includes tracks from Makhadzi feat. Prince Benza, Elaine, Shekhinah feat. Bey T, Lady Du & DBN Gogo feat. Mr JazziQ, Seekay & Busta929; and DBN Gogo, Blaqnick and MasterBlaq feat. Mpura, AmaAvenger & M.J.
South African R&B singer-songwriter Mo$hpit Cindy is the latest artist featured from the Africa Rising playlist, a campaign which shines a light on the next generation of African superstars, and this week’s show features her singles “Indifferent” and “21st Century Luv.” Listen HERE.
Each week, LootLove chooses her favourite track, taken from one of Apple Music’s African playlists. This week she shines a spotlight on South African dance singer-songwriter TDK Macassette and her single “My Queens,” from Apple Music’s Who Runs The World playlist. Listen HERE (and find a roundup of all LootLove’s selections on Apple Music’s LootLoves playlist, HERE).
Tune in and listen to the full episode this Sunday, August 8th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 at apple.co/_AfricaNow.