Mr Eazi ‘Choplife Soundsystem’ Drops Debut LP ‘Choplife Vol 1
Written by maxfmeditor3 on May 25, 2023
Mzansi Chronicles’ Taking You on a South African Musical Journey
Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant South African club scene as Choplife Soundsystem, the dynamic collaboration between DJ Edu and Mr Eazi, unveils their highly anticipated debut project, ‘Choplife Vol 1: Mzansi Chronicles.’ With its pulsating beats and infectious melodies, this 14-track mixtape showcases the best of Afro-dance music and introduces listeners to a world of happiness, wellness, and carefree vibes. Let’s dive into the musical journey that Choplife Soundsystem has curated, featuring talented artists from Capetown to Johannesburg, South Africa.
Exploring the South African Club Scene: Choplife Vol 1:
Mzansi Chronicles transports us to the heart of the South African club scene, where the tracks were carefully crafted by tapping into the region’s most exciting talents. From the energetic collaboration with Focalistic & Anaati on “By Force” to the soulful contributions of Ami Faku, Moonchild Sanelly, Major League DJs, and more, this mixtape serves as a testament to the wealth of creativity and innovation in South African music.
Introducing Choplife Soundsystem: Choplife Vol 1:
Mzansi Chronicles not only showcases the musical prowess of Choplife Soundsystem but also serves as a formal introduction to the group. Taking its name from West African pidgin slang, which means “enjoy life,” Choplife Soundsystem is dedicated to spreading positive vibes and promoting a carefree and joyful atmosphere through their music and events. Mr Eazi emphasizes that this is more than just a side project; it’s a serious endeavor that aims to bring happiness and enjoyment to music lovers worldwide.
A Collaborative Masterpiece:
The mixtape’s production is a testament to the diverse talents from across the African continent. Mozambique’s DJ Tárico, renowned for his smash hit “Yaba Buluku” featuring Burna Boy, takes the lead in production, while other notable South African beatmakers such as Mellow & Sleazy, Ghetto Boy, Milan Rendall, LuuDaDeejay, Soul Jam, Mathondos, and Nigeria’s Type A contribute their unique sounds. The collaboration between these artists results in an eclectic blend of Amapiano and other club and party music styles, making for an unforgettable listening experience.
Highlights and Unforgettable Moments:
From the captivating vocals of Ami Faku on the lead single “Wena” to the enchanting performances of Nkosazana Daughter on “Die For You” and “Indaba,” each track on Choplife Vol 1: Mzansi Chronicles offers a distinct and captivating experience. Rappers 2woshort and Stompiiey bring their swag and charisma to tracks like “Big Boy” and “No Condom,” while anthems like “Tear Chain” and the Focalistic-assisted “By Force” serve as powerful expressions of Mr Eazi’s vision for the future.
Embarking on a Musical Journey:
While Choplife Vol 1 focuses on the sounds of Amapiano, the mixtape series promises future installments that will traverse the vast landscape of African club and party music. Mr Eazi’s vision of immersing himself in new places for 30 days to create projects speaks to the group’s commitment to pushing boundaries and exploring new musical frontiers.