DJ and producer Karyendasoul’s ‘Imali’ embodies his afrocentric take on dance music. Powered by rising synths, the song opens with chanted refrains before Zakes Bantwini and Nana Atta combine vocals for an infectious hook.
A surefire afro-tech banger; the track’s catchy lyrics, rhythmic turns and visceral percussion align for an undeniable club soundtrack.
More pointedly, the relatable message of ‘Imali’ ensures it’s mileage as the summer season goes on.
We caught up with Karyendasoul at the Imali music video premiere in Joburg and he shares what he has been up to,