Artist: Various
Title: Thath’i Cover Okestra Vol. 5
Year: 2018 
12” LP Gatefold

Commissioned and co-produced by HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin) & 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art.


Thath’i Cover Okestra is a new super-nostalgc African futuristic spiritual chant non-genre. The brainchild of Rangoato Hlasane and Malose Malahlela from Keleketla! Library, it invites a mutable crew of musicians to investigate the meaning and importance of kwaito music’s family trees and its legacy for a new generation - a unique collaborative reading of kwaito music. 

Mbira and Voice: Ambuya Stella Chiweshe
Voice: Masello Motana 
Percussion & Didgeriddo: Tiko Ngobeni 
Drums: Simphiwe Tshabalala
Bass Guitar: Ayanda Zalekila 
Guitar: Yusuf Makongela 
Piano: Yonela Mnana