The award winning and internationally acclaimed Afro house band Afrikan Roots have secured another TV bag, this time through a Mzansi Magic film titled Umsesane, a Behind the Best production.
Two of their songs have been featured on Umsesane. The film has already aired on 16 October 2021 at 20:30.
The producer of the movie, Mr Kopano Molokoane was elated with the Ilizwe instrumental. He had this to say, "We were looking for instruments that had a deep African feel for a scene in the movie and the Ilizwe Instrumental fitted perfectly to that scene".
It is not the first time Afrikan Roots music features on TV, Just a year ago, two of their songs, Seasons and Who featuring Lady X were also featured on season 1 of Netflix series Blood and Water.
Their band leader Kenneth Manyemula, popurlaly known as "Nyekx" in the music circles was excited about this feature and had this to say:
"Naturally we are excited, This couldn’t have come at a better time as the band is celebrating 10 years anniversary in the music Industry". We have just released a 30 track album titled 4468 Chubacabra Chapter1 (Moromiwa) to celebrate our 10 years in the music industry".
"Equally so, this ties in to our business strategy. We produce many songs for TV and movies. What we are experiencing now is an indication that our strategy is starting to pay-off".
The song, Ilizwe is an instrumental in one of their produced song titled Speed Limit by George Lacosta & Shuffle Muzik and forms part of of the same 30 track album titled 4468 Chubacabra Chapter1 (Moromiwa).
The four-member band was founded in 2010 by the versatile Percussionist Kenneth Manyemula. The other music maestros in the band are Disc Jockeys and Producers Siar Maspila (Katlego Mabasa) and Dj Mosco (Musa Mmotsa) . They have just recently been joined by multi-instrumentalist Arafat Mphahlele.
Kenneth Manyemula further stated the following:
"there is definitely a lot to look forward to, we have recognised how difficult it has been for emerging artists to break into the music industry and as such we have created a platform for musicians to start their careers through Afrikan Roots".
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Date: 17 October 2021