Friday, September 19, 2014

iStart2 Sing a song of joy ... Pierre du Toit & Keitu Gwangwa

Catch some behind the scenes experiences in the making of the iStart2 Sing cd.

Pops Mohamed & Keitu Gwangwa on Morning Live on SABC Saturday 20 September 2014.

The iStart2Sing (The Soul Of Africa) CD compilation combines in a wonderful and enlightening journey through a diverse South African musical landscape. The compilation combines subtely stated wisdoms and insights with
dynamic and entertaining songs. ‘iStart2Sing’ gathers together 16 multifarious tracks from a wide range of South African voices, it features contributions from Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Jonas Gwangwa, Pops Mohamed, Jennifer Ferguson, Sheraaz, Cindy Alter, Ntsiki Mazwai, and Daniel Eeuwrick amongst others.

Sitting at pole position on the cd is iStart2’s vibrant anthem and theme song ‘iStart2 Sing’, an unswerving, energetic and celebratory call to action. Written and produced by Emmy award winner JB Arthur, ‘iStart2 Sing’ combines the talents of African queen Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Afrikaans chanteuse Karin Hougaard, the multi-talented Bianca Le Grange, SA’s top indigenous music legend and recent 21Icon recipient Pops Mohamed, House music superstar Jonathan ‘Ziyon’ Hamilton from Liquideep, Rapper on the rise Zubz and the spirited performing artist Dudu Majola.

Designed to capture South Africans imagination, the song embodies the iStart2 vision and urges us to ‘start too’ on a journey of self discovery and sustainability. iStart2 have taken their unending love of the power of art and with it compiled this amazing journey that not only celebrates home grown talent, but also dives deep into the hearts and souls of our people.

To listen to some of the tracks played on the iStart2 Show ... click play:

Thought of the Day - Catch Pops Mohamed on Saturday SABC Morning live for some behind the scenes footage of the iStart2 initiative.

The iStart2 Show on Radio Today 1485 AM in Jozi, Nationally on DSTV Audio Channel 869 or worldwide on Show hosted by Pierre du Toit and the beautiful Keitu Gwangwa. The show is broadcast every Monday at 17h30 and repeated on Thursdays at 17h30 (SA Time)