The Cultures of Soul Podcast

Don Laka

Episode Summary

In this episode we travel through the history of South Africa's musical development from Jazz to Kwaito with legendary producer, composer, and performer - Don Laka.

Episode Notes

Special guest Uchenna Ikonne hosts our first podcast of 2020. This episode features legendary South African producer, composer, and musician Don Laka. Don talks about his 47-year-long career in music and his many accomplishments. Along the way he tells the history of modern music in South Africa, starting four decades ago and following the development of bubblegum and Kwaito, and it's influence on the music of Africa today.