Katundu releases love songs


Upcoming artist Katundu, real names Kelapile Motswaiso, has dropped his first album titled ‘Babe Love’. “All songs in this album are talking about loving each other and this album was recorded in Tlokweng.

It was produced by M. Squared Studios. I wrote all of my songs with the help of M.Squared, Dr Jones, and Chi Designer VIP," he told Arts & Culture in an interview. Katundu also explained that he was uses different languages such as Lingala, Shona, Kalanga, Setswana and English in his songs. He added that it is something that makes him stand out from other local artists.

Looking back, he said his love for Afro Rhumba music started at a tender age where he grew up listening to the genre and became fond of it. Katundu grew up at Matobola village and started his music career last year.

He pointed out that the main challenge was getting the capital to buy equipment. As a way of marketing his brand, he said he needed to meet event organisers, to push him by selling his music to individuals and seek assistance from companies. "I believe that artists must sing something that can educate the nation. I was pushed into music by what was happening in the world like human rights violations more especially through gender based violence," he ended.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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