The 14-track mixtape takes listeners deep into the South African membership scene that’s at the moment producing a number of the world’s most thrilling music, with appearances from featured artists together with Focalistic & Anaati on By Power, Ami Faku, Moonchild Sanelly, Main League DJs, Mellow and Sleazy, Nkosazana Daughter, 2woshort and Stompiiey, Mo-T, and Aymos on Ziwa La.
Choplife Vol. 1: Mzansi Chronicles can be a proper introduction to Choplife Soundsystem, which takes its identify from West African pidgin slang which means “take pleasure in life.”
Choplife Soundsystem is concentrated on music that sparks emotions of happiness, wellness, and delight — and promotes constructive, carefree vibes by means of music and occasions. “This isn’t only a facet venture, it is a critical venture,” Mr Eazi says.
Manufacturing on Chop Life, Vol. 1: Mzansi Chronicles is dealt with largely by Mozambique’s DJ Tárico (identified for “Yaba Buluku,” his 2021 smash that includes Burna Boy) with extra contributions from South African beatmakers Mellow & Sleazy, Ghetto Boy, Milan Rendall, LuuDaDeejay, Soul Jam, and Mathondos, in addition to Sort A from Nigeria.
“Wena,” the venture’s lead single, options the intoxicating vocals of singer Ami Faku, one in all South Africa’s most streamed artists.
Dueting with Mr. Eazi in her native Xhosa, she unfolds a narrative of would-be lovers who by no means fairly consummate their connection, a tragedy that may solely be resolved within the glow of the dancefloor.
Nkosazana Daughter, one in all South Africa’s most fun and distinctive new voices, provides her wealthy, dulcet tones to “Die For You” and “Indaba,” giving these songs an virtually otherworldly really feel.
Rappers 2woshort and Stompiiey deliver their limitless swag to “Huge Boy” and “No Condom.” “Tear Chain” and the Focalistic-assisted “By Power” are big-room anthems and private manifestos that discover Mr. Eazi boldly expressing his agenda for 2023 and past.