South African National Women’s Day – Mixtape by Spoek Mathambo (FREE Download))

In order to celebrate the South African National Women’s Day* Afro-Futurist Spoek Mathambo created this excellent mixtape. It shows a vast diversity of African, predominantly South African, female musicians, like Miriam Makeba, Brenda FassieMahotella Queens. Also included are younger artists like Zaki Ibrahim, Iya Dede(‘s yet unreleased piece DEDEOPHIL0X) or Kenyan Muthoni the Drummer Queen.

* National Women’s Day is an annual public holiday in South Africa on 9 August. This commemorates the national march of women on this day in 1956 to petition against legislation that required African persons to carry the “pass”, special identification documents which curtailed an African’s freedom of movement during the apartheid era.

Download it for free and enjoy listening!


1. Miriam Makeba – Click Song
2. Busi Mhlongo – Oxamu (The Crocodile) [Club 3-30 Tribal House Mix]
3. The Frown – The National (Richard the Third Remix)
4. Zaki Ibrahim – Money (King Britt Remix)
5. Muthoni The Drummer Queen – Mikono Kwenye Hewa (Ditractions and Hidden Agendas)
6. Bombastic
7. Thandiswa Mazwai Lahlu’mlendze
8. Kekotown – Full Circle
9. Brenda Fassie – Too Late For Mama
10. Maru – A Pula
11. Mahotella Queens – Mama Thula
12. Zaki Ibrahim – Dragonfly
13. Miriam and Spokes’ – Phatha Phatha
14. The Frown – Melodi
15. The Frown – Metallic Kiss (Khawulezayo Rework)
16. Dolly Rathebe  -Unomeva
17. Thabile Rasa – Beauty Shop
18. Selda – Ince Ince
19. Godessa – Mindz Ablaze
20. Iyadede – DEDEOPHIL0X
21. What’s Wrong With Grooving
22. Dorothy Masuka-  Ufikizolo
23. Brenda Fassie – Touch Somebody

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