Friday, 5 August 2011
CD REVIEW: Spikiri - 2.5 (Universal)
On this Double CD album, Spikiri has called all his soldiers led by Siphiwe “General” Sibisi to come and help him take over the reigns of his musical castle. Spikiri is not the King of Kwaito music; he is the Kwaito music as he the man who sets the trend in the industry.
He is the doctor you must see when your album doesn’t have a hit or when your career is going down.
In America, they have Dr Dre but in South Africa we have Mandla “Spikiri” Mofokeng. The man is so versatile that there is no genre of musician he cannot produce. He worked with Bricks, Busi Mhlongo, Hugh Masekela, Don Laka to mention just a few. The soft spoken Spikiri says: “I have produced more hits and made stars for our industry but I am still down to earth and humble. I am not a big headed celebrity. I am a child of the industry; I have been here for 25 years and still going strong even today.”