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Black Motion keeps world spellbound with sound inspired by dinaka

Emmanuel Tjiya S Mag Editor-in-chief

Black Motion’s winning genetic code has been the technique, beauty and art of dinaka, the traditional Pedi song-dance genre.

I fortuitously discover this on a surprisingly cold spring day in Johannesburg while the music duo is on set filming a new KFC advertisement. As soon as they reveal the inspiration behind their distinct house sound I immediately liken those musical elements to dinaka...

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