From The Beaters to Burnout | Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse

South African music is blessed with a diversity of unique music styles and none more irresistible than the afro-funk sound of the '70s and '80s. In this episode, Benjy Mudie and the legendary music icon Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse talk about Sipho's early seminal bands, The Beaters and Harari, social consciousness, cultural liberation, and Paul Simon's Graceland album. They also explore the phenomenal success of Sipho's signature tune "Burnout" as well as the background to hit songs like "Shikisha", "Jive Soweto" and "Chant of the Marching".
21 Sep 2023 English South Africa Music · Society & Culture

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