ALBUM: Oskido – Keep Hope Alive

Oskido – Keep Hope Alive album

Best known for his role in the establishment and growth of the kwaito genre, Oskido real name Oscar Sibonginkosi Mdlongwa has also been instrumental in the careers of many of the country’s biggest acts, including Trompies, Mafikizolo, Bongo Maffin, DJ Zinhle, Black and Winnie Khmalo.

Keep Hope Alive is an aural tree—as much a showcase of OSKIDO’s evolution through genres as it is a union of generations. Across 20 tracks, he features the likes of Gee General, AKA, Eugene, Ntsika, Ave Songsmith, Ami Faku, DrumPope, Thandiswa Mazwai, Msaki, Ngxanga, Nomcebo, Niniola, King Monada, Professor, Pex Africah, Meez, Spikiri, Lady Du, Mel Chisa, Rethabile, Bongo Beats, Ndoni, Winnie Khumalo, De Mthuda & Theo Kgosinkwe.

1. Oskido – Endulo (ft. Gee General)
2. Oskido – What’s Your Story (ft. AKA & Eugene)
3. Oskido – Vuthamlilo (ft. Ntsika & Ave Songsmith)
4. Oskido – Imizamo (ft. Ami Faku & DrumPope)
5. Oskido and Thandiswa Mazwai – Ayazizela (ft. Ntsika [Amapiano Edit])
6. Oskido and Msaki – Umbane
7. Oskido – Yoh Ha (ft. Ngxanga)
8. Oskido – Vuma (ft. Nomcebo & DrumPope)
9. Oskido – Banky Banky (ft. Niniola)
10. Oskido – Fofa (ft. King Monada)
11. Oskido – Zaka Zaka (ft. Professor, Pex Africah & Meez)
12. Oskido – Back To The Future (ft. Spikiri, Professor & Lady Du)
13. Oskido – Funa iMali (ft. Mel Chisa)
14. Oskido – Keep Hope Alive (ft. Rethabile, Ngxanga & Bongo Beats)
15. Oskido – Wewe (ft. Ndoni, Mel Chisa & Winnie Khumalo)
16. Oskido and Thandiswa Mazwai – Ayazizela (ft. Ntsika)
17. Oskido – Emakhaya (ft. Ndoni & Mel Chisa)
18. Oskido – Tsotsi Ya Pitori (ft. Professor & Bongo Beats)
19. Oskido – Angina Mali (ft. De Mthuda & Theo Kgosinkwe)
20. Oskido – Ubambe Bani (ft. Lady Du)

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