CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Awarded "Best Reggae Band in Southern Africa" at the 2016 Mzansi Awards, Azania Band is the Iconic South Africa’s reggae band, respected for its great musical quality and social action on the battlefield since its founding . Solid bass lines and hypnotic melodies with Dub and Jazzy touch are the keys to Azania's unique deep & heavy sound.
Cape Town, early 90s in « Nyanga » township’s the dark alleys, the bassist Wakhile Xhalisa founded the "GhettoSound Studio" and his group "Azania band", a new chapter of African reggae opens.
Azania Band performed on biggest stages alongside legends such as Burning Spear, Bunny Wailer, Culture to name a few. As Southern Africa most experienced backing band, Azania is required by international headliners touring the area such as Anthony B, Gentleman, Tony Rebel, Cedric Myton, Queen Ifrica ...
Today, Azania Band continues its development abroad and their new album "Burn Down Babylon", mixed and mastered by the excellent Manjul (Mali) and Daniel Boyle (Uk), is a collection of intensely Roots nuggets to discover in 2020 !