VIDEO PREMIERE: Bounce to Soweto-born Bonj Mpanza & DJ Maramza’s kick-ass collab
By Sound Check
March 22, 2018
Behold the glittering electro-pop darkness of Soweto-born siren Bonj Mpanza and long-time collaborator DJ Maramza’s newest single and visual ‘UWRONGU’. A club-ready dance track that channels ballroom dance vibes and underground electronica, Bon Mpanza’s audio stylings infuse a silky ribbon of soul with smatterings of jazz and gospel. Pulling these elements tightly together like an unforgiving corset, the unstoppable duo gave birth to this seamless, chic track.
“For me the track started as a kind of soul-trap beat which needed vocals to really be complete and obviously Bonj came to mind because we had worked together and the results were on point, and because she’s a Soul Queen,” says DJ Maramza. “After the track was finished I made a disco-ish remix for my DJ sets, and it was that version that I felt would really work as the main version. So the original version is now called uWrongu (Immunity Mix) and the b-side to the single.”