DJ Tira & Heavy-K Release New Single, ‘Inkululeko’

Written by on 1 March, 2024

In an exhilarating blend of musical prowess and cultural unity, DJ Tira, the acclaimed Durban-based music producer, has collaborated with Limpopo’s singing sensation, Makhadzi, to release “Inkululeko”. This track, highly anticipated by fans across South Africa, aims to resonate with the youth, urging them to exercise their voting rights in the upcoming elections on May 29, 2024. The song features an ensemble of talent, including award-winning music producer Heavy K, the fresh voice of Zee Nxumalo, and the dynamic Afro Brotherz, marking a significant moment in South Africa’s vibrant music scene​.

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The Soweto uprising (or Soweto riots) was a series of demonstrations and protests led by black school children in South Africa during apartheid that began on the morning of 16 June 1976. Today, the day is celebrated as Youth Day, an annual public holiday in which South Africans remember the significance of the Soweto Uprising and the bravery of those involved, as well as the importance of supporting the country’s youth.

The announcement of this collaboration has electrified social media, with a studio session snippet shared by the duo hinting at the powerful chemistry and energy between DJ Tira and Makhadzi. Fans have expressed their excitement, praising the song as a “banger” and eagerly awaiting its release. This collaboration is a testament to the unifying power of music, transcending regional differences and highlighting the richness of South Africa’s cultural tapestry​.

Stream ‘Inkululeko’ below:


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