‘Fantasize’ is a grandiose rant in which Arlen airs his discontentment with his station in life as well as the socio-political climate at the time of his writing, while defiantly daring to dream big. He began writing the song during his gruelling tenure in medical school when he truly began questioning his purpose in life. Fantasize allowed for a bit of frivolous escapism from what, at the time, felt like the harshness of his reality. Lesroy ‘A.P.’ Byers of the Oakville Collective captures perfectly in the production, the sentiment of Arlen’s hopeful helplessness.
AfroPop singer Rati releases flirty single ‘looking back’ off her debut EP “Emotions”. Afro Pop Newcomer Rati is breathing new life into the afro pop genre with her fresh and uplifting new EP Emotions. Based in Botswana, Rati is now setting her sights further afield and is hoping to gain a new following in South Africa.
ANA SHINE shares her latest single, ‘Can’t Stop The Rain’, which sees the multi-talented songstress veering down a slightly different route form her emotively compelling ballads as heard in previous efforts, ‘Goodbye’, ‘Freedom’ and ‘Be Yourself’.
The latest single creates a nostalgic feel with its 80s-inspired bluesy soul tones, where Ana’s voice, once broods with raw emotion, adopts a soft-retro soulful vibe, recounting the moments of a love she once lost.
Soul is a music genre. It is also a condition of the heart and a state of mind. UbuntuFM Soul internet radio, virtually based in Johannesburg South Africa, aims to present a wide range of what is popularly known as Soul music. From the origins of the genre up to today's newest releases