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DJ Lag drops debut album 'Meeting With The King'

‘Ikhehla’ ft. Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha is also out now

  • Aneesa Ahmed | Image: TRAVYS OWEN
  • 18 February 2022
DJ Lag drops debut album 'Meeting With The King'

DJ Lag's debut album 'Meet With The King' is out today, alongside single ‘Ikhehla’ ft. Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha.

The gqom pioneer's debut album continues to be "faithful to the idea of experimentation in the underground"

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Lead single Ikhehla’, featuring Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha, has a slower and more sensual sound to what fans of the gqom artist are used to. As written in a statement it is the "soundtrack to the after-party of the after-party on a steamy hot Durban night."

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In September he released the track 'Lucifer' from the album, which features Lady Du - the voice behind some of the biggest amapiano tracks.

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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Full tracklist can be seen below.

01 - Thongo Lam ft. Ndoni

02 - Destiny ft. Amanda Black

03 - Raptor ft. Sinjin Hawke

04 - Lucifer ft. Lady Du

05 - Ikhehla ft. Babes Modumo

06 - Into Ongayazi

07 - Shululu ft. K.C Driller & Loki

08 - Khavhude ft. Mr Jazziq, Mpura & Vic Typhoon

09 - Keep Going

10 - Something Different

11 - Yasho Leyonto ft. Dlada Mshunqisi

12 - Chaos ft. General C’mamane & Omagoqa

13 - No Child's Play ft. General C’mamane & Deejay Jackzin

14 - New Wave ft. Omagoqa

15 - DJ Lag ft. Babes Wodumo & Mampintsha

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Find the links to stream and buy 'Meet With The King' here.

Listen to 'Ikhehla' below.

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

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