Affine Records proudly presents the second instalment of Okmalumkoolkat’s Holy Oxygen
project, once again backed by the unique talents of Cid Rim and The Clonious, showcasing
the gang’s signature concepts and sounds.
Straight To The Top“, the futuristic Gqom-inspired instrumental reflects on the last years
of Okmalumkoolkat’s career during which he has steadily increased the number of audiences
for his zharp lyrics, his champion fusion of languages and contents as well as his out of this
world dance moves.
„Zweitbester“ takes the crew on a journey around the world, bringing Holy Oxygen Jazz to
the far out corners of Planet Earth, distinctive, warped chords and an uplifting-forward house
-inspired feel build the foundation for a lit up anthem.
The Durban-Joburg-Vienna massive goes wild on „Isimangaliso“, an intensely condensed
instrumental provides the red soil for Simiso’s verbal graffiti, steadily building up into numerous
„Shark Attack“ is a further example of the trio’s trademark fusion of worlds, opened by a
distant chord assembly it develops into a wild, claustrophobic, psychedelic song that is bound
to leave a lasting impact in the listener’s minds. Holy Oxygen is here to stay. They leopards.
Title: Holy Oxygen II
Label: Affine Records
Catalog: AFF 015
Release Date: 24-03-2017
Format: 12“ / Download (EP)
File Under: Electronic, Rap, Holyoxygenjazz
01 – Straight To The Top
02 – Zweitbester (Second Best)
03 – Isimangaliso
04 – Shark Attack
The futuristic Gqom-inspired „Straight To The Top“ is the first single.