About the Artists:
Ulenni Okandlovu is a multidisciplinary artist from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. His music, videos and visual art are at the forefront of a blossoming scene in the African nation.
Ingozi Sound Machine is a duo of singer Lauren Alegre (USA) and producer Donovan Russell (South Africa). They are based in Oakland, California where they co-founded COAMB Collective, a group of exploratory pop musicians.
About the releases:
The first two singles from this collaboration are Ungaphazamisi (Don’t Disturb) and Idolobha Elikhulu (The Big City).
On them Ulenni flows between isiNdebele and English in a style that osculates between hard rap-like verses and soulful melodies.