The much anticipated album from the first hip hop DJ to win a SAMA accolade will soon be added on your playlist. Popularly known for his hit singles ‘Do like I Do’, ‘iLife’ and ‘Mercy’, DJ Sliqe is ready to dish a full course meal, marking his debut studio album titled INJAYAM VOL. 1 – which is scheduled for release on 14 October 2016.
The South Johustleburg born DJ, whose real name is Lutendo Kungoane, promises to deliver a high-energy and game-changing offering. Juggling between his hectic deejaying and studio schedules has been the order of the day for the past year as DJ Sliqe embarked on serving this delicate platter. The star-studded album features the predominant game-players and award winning artists such as AKA, Riky Rick, Shekhinah Donnell, Kwesta, Da Les, Ma E, JR, Yanga, Shane Eagle and many others.
“The idea was not to pack the album with stars, but to use a formula that exploits the artists true qualities which is sustainable within the genre. I have incorporated colleagues that I know they love their craft and are ground-breakers” – DJ Sliqe
In the advent of the trending trap sound, the super driven and co-producing DJ has cooked up his album as a full course meal to cater for all music followers over a long lasting period of time. The self-taught DJ Sliqe confirmed that he uses his music to unify the youth through messages of hope, success and self-reliance.
“It cannot always be about club scene because I feel it is important to deliberate on current youth issues and play my role as an agent of change.” – Sliqe
The DJ recently took to social media with a teaser for fans announcing he can’t wait to drop the artwork and tracklist on the album as the title and release date is not yet published. He also dropped a couple of songs from the upcoming album on a mix he played on his Touch Central show Inja-Yami which goes live every Friday between 6-8 pm.
With his consistency and reputation it is with no doubt that the masses will smack their lips and lick their fingers in satisfaction with what DJ Sliqe is serving up, yearning for more. The album pre-order becomes available on 07 October, along with the first single off the album titled Bay’2 featuring AKA, Yanga & JR. Followed by the worldwide release of the album on 14 October 2016.