If you didn’t know her prior to this as a poet of conscious effect then I bet that you have heard (and seen) her lately in a few songs, doing her thing.
Here however, Maya Wegerif, or rather Sho Madjozi presents a solo debut release titled ‘Village Dreams’ where she says a handful via her musical flank as an independent artist. Musically, she has proven that she is versatile and talented and on this single she chose to strut her stuff by chanelling her Afro-Pop vibe. She collaborated with a Ghanaian Afro vocalist who goes by the name Worlasi (Supreme Rights Inc.) who adds a West African touch to the chorus.
Madjozi delivers her polished verses in both English, and the Xitsonga (Shangaan) tongue. She does this over a jolly beat that sonically displays some vibrant kwaito feels; laced up with catchy 1-2 drums; an innocently melodic element and some marimba rhythms leading from the front. The song is like a mission statement of one who came to conquer and displays her positive and confident persona through her straight-forward and simple raps to make things clear.
Simply put, the joint epitomises her already set triumph. For the listener though, it is a dope joint ideal for either a road trip playlist or when having a chilled time on a sunny afternoon outdoors.
Words By: Tsheola Asavela