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SAMA wins for The Dirty Skirts & The Plain Truth

2 Feet Music and Sheer Group congratulates our SAMA winners as The Dirty Skirts walk away with the “Best Alternative Album” award for their album “Lost In The Fall”, and The Plain Truth receive the SAMA for “Best Contemporary Faith Music Album” for their album “We Are The Shining Ones” – a first SAMA win for both bands!

“We slaved over ‘Lost in the fall’ and are thrilled that the effort has been recognised with a SAMA.” replies an overwhelmed David Moffatt, from The Dirty Skirts, when asked about their SAMA win.

The Dirty Skirts have also just released their brand new single “Don’t Throw Away Your Dancing Shoes” taken from the SAMA winning album “Lost In The Fall” and the music video for the single is due for release later in May. Listen to the single here: http://soundcloud.com/thedirtyskirts/dont-throw-away-your-dancing

An elated Gareth Lee from The Plain Truth responds, “Congrats to all the nominees and winners of the SAMA’s this year. It was an awesome production! The stakes were high and the competition was fierce, but at the end of the day, the real winner is South African music! We are so excited to have won the SAMA – it’s a real honor! Well done to the other bands in our category as well. We’ll see you again next year!”

“Taking It Higher” is the current single from The Plain Truth’s SAMA winning album “We Are The Shining Ones” and can be heard on this video from The Christian Family Church in Johannesburg: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6K0Q8sxrUA.

The Plain Truth are also currently writing for their new album, which is set to be recorded early in October and released for Christmas 2012.

The Plain Truth can be seen live at the following events:

God Rocks Hatfield Square – 5 May@19h00 (Hatfield Square, Pretoria)

Rhema South Family Church – 15 June@19h00

The Mjojo Project

The Mjojo ProjectHit House Records Executive, Mojalefa Thebe is a man with flair to discover and transform SA’s unexposed talented artists into being a force to be reckoned with. He has been a producer of note for fifteen years. With a tendency to turn everything he touches into gold.

His resilience and passion of producing out of this world music is displayed on a successful journey he has travelled with the likes of Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Robbie Malinga, and Bulelwa Zahara Mkutukana , Dj Sbu ,Ntando’s first two Albums, HHP Mattafix-a London based group, Nondumiso Tembe – who is also based in Los Angeles, King Barella and Mari_shane and many other hits in the record industry.

After many years behind the sound, unstoppable Mojalefa has release his debut album titled ‘The Mjojo Project’ . This album boasts on dance with a bit of gospel and house feel. Putting a stamp on what he does best. Mojalefa has featured the likes of Malaika’s Bongani, Jaziel Brothers, Even Afrikasoul and Shana group member Shota co-Produced one of the tracks; Durban based Deejay Bittersweet and many more. He also ensured to feature the older generation which includes elderly lady and his very own mother.

New release from Phinda

PhindaAcclaimed “Adult Contemporary African” SAMA award winner Phinda is back with another resounding album !

A strong follow up to “Yithi Paha” and the amazing “Mbheka Phesheya” albums, the new release ‘Heaven can wait’ promises more of the same inimitable Phinda style, but this time with some added spice in the form of gospel tracks and some retrospective flavours … in stores June 2011.