Disco Matanga is a Pan-African collaboration between Kenyan superstars Sauti Sol and South African superstars Sho Madjozi and Black Motion.
The song is an up-tempo house song that is lyrically conscious, touching on the social issues associated with the Disco Matanga pandemic affecting Kenyan youths.
Disco Matanga is a Western traditional practice in Kenya where they celebrate the life of the deceased, unfortunately, youth have treat them as time for “parties”, resulting in a variety of social issues.
In the same vein of Suzanna, the song tackles a very serious topic from a tongue and cheek perspective, thus making the message a little easier to digest but still delivering the message and entertaining audiences.
Disco Mathanga is the official soundtrack to the South African crime drama web television series created by Kagiso Lediga that is set to premiere on Netflix, 28 February 2020 and features the Africa’s “Black Pearl”, Peal Thusi who plays a highly trained South African spy on a dangerous mission yet faces changing relationships in her personal life.
Look out for the movie where our very own Raymond Ofula appears in episode 3. This is the first Netflix African original Series “Queen Sono” dropped and Kenya is proud to be part of this great history.