Bongo Beats;

1st June 2020 BY Ivis

This has to be my favourite part of this job, I love sharing my favourite artists with you guys – especially the ones that I think are so incredibly underrated. I only bring you the best of the best and that is why I’d like to introduce you all to Bongo Beats. Having been in the music scene for the…

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Stonebwoy; A major player in Ghanaian Music

29th May 2020 BY Ivis

Every single month without fail African artists are constantly reminding us that they are in fact the Kings and Queens in this music game. So far in terms of music, this has really been our year and I could not be more excited! One album we cannot stop talking about here at COA is Stonebwoys ‘Anloga Junction’. This is his…

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INTERVIEW- ELO ZAR; SA’S BREATH OF FRESH AIR PART 2

5th May 2020 BY Ivis

How did you go from singing back up for an afro soul singer to producing electropop? What made you decide that this was going to be your genre/ sound? You know, Vusi and I met in music school. I couldn’t stay in music school because I didn’t have the funds to continue my studies but we met there. When you’re…

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Interview; Elo Zar – SA’s breath of fresh air part 1

5th May 2020 BY Ivis

There are so many things that I love about the woman that is Elo Zar, but I think the one thing that I love most about this beautiful soul is her personality! I wish personality could translate through words because I kid you not, never in this life have I ever felt so comfortable doing an interview – She just…

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Interview; Bongeziwe Mabandla; SA’s Modern Miracle part 2

28th April 2020 BY Ivis

Did you think that your album would do as well as it has? I saw it hit number #1 in Botswana and respectively number #2 in France and Switzerland? Before the album was actually number one or even before I had released it, we were trying to get people to pre-order it and we were at number #3 one day,…

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