Martell & JR bring you Feel Good Live Sessions, Season 2

Martell has partnered with multi award winning artist, producer and songwriter JR to bring you Season 2 of the Feel Good Live Sessions, the most popular online music series in South Africa. These unique live performances bring together SA’s most popular artists for 13 memorable episodes shot in an intimate setting, allowing the viewers to experience their favourite artists like never before. Look out for this unique series airing on MTV from September 2018 and discover more curious content exclusively here.

 

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Episode 11 - Blaq Diamond

Blaq Diamond is an Afro-Pop duo made up by Ndumiso Mdletshe and Sphelele Dunywa. Their sound is a fusion of Afro-soul music with vibrant drums and complemented by the husky vocals which complete the musical experiences. Their curiosity to think about the possibilities of their future made them step up and reach for the stars.

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EPISODE 1: BUSISWA

Busiswa Qgulu is a captivating performer, a poet at heart and a SAMA winner for "Best Kwaito Album" 2018. She is the queen of qgom and has garnered over 2M YouTube views on her hit song Bazoyenza ft. DJ Maphori. Because of her curiosity, she was able to venture into different genres and therefore creating a fusion of poetry and kwaito - a game changer.

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EPISODE 2: KID X

The talented and award-winning rapper Bonginkosi Mahlangu, famously known as Kid X has an impeccable reputation of being lyrically gifted. He first rose to stardom after his feature on K.O's song Caracara, which got him nominated at the Channel O Africa awards. His curiosity to explore life has made his lyrics richer and created authenticity for his music.

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EPISODE 3: ROUGE

The fiery female rapper Deko Barbara-Jessica Wedi, famously known as Rouge is a talented lyricist with hard-hitting rap verses that challenge the status quo. She refuses to be boxed and is the first rapper in recent history to be nominated for a South African Film and Television Award (Safta). Her curiosity has created a world full of possibilities.

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EPISODE 4: LANGA MAVUSO

As a newbie in the music industry, the 24-year-old Langa Mavuso has made a mark for himself. Featuring at the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela send-off, he owned the stage and sang the blues away when he performed his single ‘Home’. His curiosity to explore his emotions has created songs that connect his audience to the present.

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Episode 5: Okmalumkoolkat

Smizo Zwane is a rapper, famously known as Okmalumkoolkat. He is the creative behind songs like Qgi and Mswenkofontein. He’s been lauded for his curiosity to venture into other genres while keeping his authenticity and his alter egos makes it easy for him to dabble into diverse musical genres. Watch the video
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EPISODE 6: AKA

AKA, also known as super mega is a South African rapper who became prominent in the music industry back in 2011 when he won Channel O's Most Gifted Hip-Hop Video for his song 'Victory Lap". Since then he has won numerous awards. Adding to his accolades, he has opened for international acts like Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross to name a few in their South African tours. His curiosity to pursue his passion is paying off.

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EPISODE 7: SJAVA

Born and bred in KwaZulu Natal, Jabulani Hadebe, better known by his stage name Sjava is one of the most gifted artists in the industry. He is a multifaceted artist and has many accolades to his name. He's not just a vocalist, but he also spits bars. His curiosity to explore his talents has broadened his influence beyond the music industry.

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Episode 8 - Wurld

All the way to Nigeria, WurlD is a globetrotter but his music is firmly established and influenced by the African culture. His curiosity to be different has pushed him to create a unique musical sound, "Electronic" with a fusion of "Afro."

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EPISODE 9 - MOONCHILD

A force to be reckoned with. Moonchild Sanelly always had a desire to be on stage and isn't afraid to venture and explore the unknown in her music and performance. Her ghetto funk sound is a mixture of Xhosa and English, which brings out the authenticity in her voice. Her life is a testament of what curiosity can do for an artist when fully explored.

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Episode 10 - Nasty C

Nasty C is one of the youngest rappers in SA. He's well known for his incredible songwriting and producing abilities. At only 21, he has 2 albums under his belt and recently opened his record label, Tall Racks Records. His curiosity to give in to his passion for music is opening opportunities he never expected would materialise at his age.

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