Johannesburg, South Africa – Friday, 18 February 2022 – Batundi might not be a household name yet, but the musician is one of the most acclaimed African producers. In 2021, he worked on the classic by Drake titled “Fountains”, featuring Tems. “Fountains” went on to make it onto the Billboard Top 100. Moreover, he was credited as a co-producer for TRESOR’s gold certified album “Nostalgia” and the platinum certified bop, “Sondela” featuring Msaki.
Now marking his debut release of the year, The Seconds with Batundi content creator releases his song, “Asambeni” featuring Phila Dlozi. The continental influence of the mid-tempo single is immediately identifiable from the first note of the song. The rest of the song ebbs and flows as Batundi and Phila Dlozi tag-team declaring their love for their respective love interests.
The result is a “track has west African guitar patterns and strums that enhance the groove of the song with very distinct drumbeats. This is an Afro-pop song that one can play in the car or dance to.”
Asambeni is a love song, with a mix of venac and English lyrics, it’s about professing love to a partner, a beautiful african serenading song. The track features the vocals of the talented Phila Dlozi, a mid- tempo African love song with captivating harmonies in the chorus. Synonymous with Batundi’s sound, the track has west African guitar patterns and strums that enhance the groove of the song with very distinct drum beats. This is an Afro-pop song, that one can play in the car or dance to.
The single is available across all DSPs.