Tops/Cool Spot/EMI, TOPS(V)1
Producer: Mally Watson (exec: Ken Haycock)
Engineer: Richard Chauke
Recorded at: Cool Spot
Debut album of Shangaan group Xilembe ("courage") led by Richard Chauke and featuring Tshidi Mokwena and Jerry Sibanyoni. By their second album, Maxango, Sibanyoni had left the group to join bubblegum act Volcano. Both albums went gold. Chauke was the backbone of the group and later was himself known as Xilembe.
MM Deluxe and later a solo kwaito star. Ncilo Ncilo has a similar late 80's house-influenced pantsula beat, best on tracks like 'Hahomakole', 'Mad Joe' and 'Mthabeni'.
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