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King Barella – Return of the King

King Barella - Return of the KingGauteng based kwaito artist signed to the successful production team of Hithouse Records – Robbie Malinga and Mjakes Thebe. The follow up album to his 2009 debut, which featured YFM no. 1 hit “1 day one day”. The artist is endorsed by Orlando Pirates and already a favourite in the Soweto region.

If you thought Kwaito is overshadowed by house, think again. King Barella a Soweto born 29-year old Kwaito artist and songwriter begs to disagree. King Barella is not a stranger to the industry. While he was out and about with his life during his Kwaito singer wanna-be days as a young boy. He was a member of famous group Getsa getsa led by Doc Shebeleza.

He was also part of TS Records as the member of ‘Izinyoka’ album. This time around, Mzansi will be blown away by King Barella’s message on a number of tracks in this album. He adds, “I truly believe this is my time to shine. I know with a track like Sgebengu, Izinto zanzimali , Hamba Phas’ and the controversial song Dunusa, a lot of people will relate to the message and not only sing along but they will also dance and enjoy it in different places of entertainment.”

Mari Shane debuts

Mari Shane Meet 24 –year old Daveyton born Mari Shane. At a tender age of 10, this youngster was already on top of her game in the arts. She would perform at weddings, schools, parties and in different events around her neighbourhood as a dancer and singer. As she grew older she matriculated at Inqubela High in Daveyton and her mother a fashion designer enrolled her at School of Arts in the East Rand.

Her passion for arts grew and she studied drama. Perfecting her skill in music she would also perform in different theatres as a singer and actress. She then met and signed with Mojalefa Thebe and Robbie Malinga of Hit House Record Label.

This is her debut Afro House album, which also features the likes of King Barella, Robbie Malinga and Mojalefa.