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Music Review: Mi Casa’s Music

Fresh and crisp – that’s the kind of sound that I always look out for when I write my reviews and I’ve got to admit that Mi Casa gave me exactly that, and more than I expected! It’s always refreshing to review a CD that brings something unique to the mix. Mi Casa is Mzansi’s new live House band, with Dr. Duda on the beats, J’Something on vocals and Mo-T on the trumpet. What intrigues me about Mi Casa is how each band member creatively brings in his own distinctive sound to create a soulful blend, with an  element of live music, especially the trumpet.

My highlight on the album La Vida showcases Mo-T adding his personal touch of jazz with his trumpet, while J’Something adds some soulful elemnts with some soulful vocals, engraved with engaging lyrics that touch on issues like love and religion. His vocal abilities amazes me; I love the way he coverd Sade Adu’s hit Smooth Operator. Dr. Duda adds some House flavour  with his production skills, with beats that create an interesting and listenable blend of deep jazzy, yet dancable beats. This is evident in a song like Heavenly Sent. The album has been well-received, with their banging hit These Streets which is blazing on almost all radio stations. This is definately a must have album, and be warned… it will grow on you!

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Born Peter Kgomotso Mashabane in Mabopane, Pretoria on the 28th of August a few years ago, I was raised in one of Gauteng's vibrant townships, Alexandra. I’m a very laid back guy; I’m a dreamer on the hustle for success. I’m inspired by the success of people like Patrice Motsepe, Richard Maponya and Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, who are making a success of their lives and making our country a better place, which is something that keeps me going and motivates me to be where they are. I'm also a music junkie. Music has always been my passion. It’s a pity that I can’t compose or sing, but like any other form of art, I just don’t play music, I exhibit musical talent. I enjoy discovering new music and South Africa has a lot to offer, and I want to put a spot on local music. Kasi Times is about motivating, inspiring and empowering the youth. The rhythms of music flows in varying degrees and in our music our lives are shown. So join me as I give you the low-down of what’s hot in Mzansi’s music scene and witness the rhythm of life. Your comments are highly valued. Email: pmash@kasitimes.co.za

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