Freshly Ground (South Africa)

This week featuring South Africa

FRESHLY GROUND

This seven piece band formed in Cape Town in 2002, has members from all across South Africa including one from Mozambique.  They have created a signature sound overtly rooted in Afro-Pop.  The band released their debut album in 2003 to commercial success.  In 2004 they released their very successful album “Nomvula” and “Ma’Cheri” was released in 2007.  Their latest album “Radio Africa” was released in 2010.  A song by Pop star “Shakira” and Freshly Ground was the official anthem of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.  The song was titled “Waka Waka”.  The band is currently on a “South African Tour 2011”.

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