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DJ Lag announces debut album 'Meeting With The King'

The seminal South African producer will mix ampiano and gqom for his debut record

  • Aneesa Ahmed
  • 20 September 2021
DJ Lag announces debut album 'Meeting With The King'

DJ Lag has announced his debut 15 track solo album, 'Meeting With The King'.

The 15-track album, which will be released on November 5th via Black Major, has collaborations with a variety of musicians, including Sinjin Hawke, Babes Wodumo, and Mr JazziQ.

The album’s lead single, Lucifer, is out now. Lady Du, the voice behind some of the biggest amapiano tracks, is featured on the tune. DJ Lag is regarded as one of the pioneers of gqom, a genre of electronic dance music that emerged in the early 2010s.

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This is the first time DJ Lag is mixing Gqom and amapiano.

DJ Lag has released 5 EPs. In 2019, he notably collaborated with Beyoncé on a track called "My Power" on Beyoncé's album, The Lion King: The Gift.

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His Spotify page has described his upcoming album as “the sound of Gqom 2.0 that sees DJ Lag manifesting his recognition of gqom and amapiano as sonic siblings and also drawing on afro house and afro tech.”


01. Thongo Lami feat. Ndoni

02. DJ Lag & Amanda Black – Destiny

03. DJ Lag & Sinjin Hawke - Raptor

04. DJ Lag & Lady Du - Lucifer

05. DJ Lag, Babes Wodumo & Mampintsha - iKhehla

06. Into Ongayazi

07. DJ Lag & Mr JazziQ - Khavude feat. Mpura & Vic Typhoon

08. Shululu feat. Loki & K.C Driller

09. Skoro

10. Something Differrent

11. DJ Lag & Dladla Mshunqisi - Yasho Leyonto

12. Chaos feat. Omagoqa & General C'mamane

13. No Childs Play feat. Jackzin & General C'mamane

14. New Wave feat. Omagoqa

15. DJ Lag, Babes Wodumo & Mampintsha - DJ Lag

Black Major will release Meeting With The King on November 5.

Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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