Capadona Café brings back Kwaito sounds

Letso Omtaka
Letso Omtaka

With Kwaito almost a forgotten genre due to the emergence of new sounds, revellers were recently taken down memory during an event dubbed Kwaito Sundays at the newly opened Capadona Grills Café in Mogoditshane.

Kwaito music, a variant of house music that features the use of African sounds and samples, which emerged in Soweto during the 1990s, used to dominate the airwaves and playlists at parties more especially in townships.

Despite its popularity in the early 2000s, the music genre’s status has been diminishing with new genres that have tapped on the iconic beats of Kwaito taking over. But it showed recently that the genre still has something to it during the event to launch the new drinking hole and eatery. With the less fancied line-up, the event looked like it would not spark any interest.

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