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Black Tax 1: Shiyanomayini EP

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Shiyanomayini is the first single off our new album Black Tax. Black Tax is a 10 track album that will see us release 10 tracks over the next 9 months. Why nine months? Because we are birthing something new, something human and something amazing.

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released October 30, 2015

Drums: Simphiwe Tshabalala
Bass: Ayanda Zalekile
Guitar: Zelizwe Mthembu + Raytheon Moorvan
Vocals: Zelizwe Mthembu + Siyabonga Mthembu + Simphiwe Tshabalala + Ayanda Zalekile + Raytheon Moorvan.

Co-produced by The Brother Moves On + Leroy Croft
Shiyanomayini composed by: Zelizwe Mthembu + Siyabonga Mthembu
Bayagoloza composed by: Siyabonga Mthembu + Ayanda Zalekile + Simphiwe Tshabalala + Zelizwe Mthembu + Raytheon Moorvan.

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at Jazzworx Studios, Randburg South Africa

Album Artwork: Sindiso "Riot" Nyoni

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Track Name: Bayagoloza
Bayagoloza They are unhappy
Bayagoloza They are unhappy
Bayakhala They are crying
Bathisenzenina Asking what did they do


Senzeni na X 2 What have we done
Bayakhala They are crying
Bathisenzenina Asking what did they do

Bayathokoza They are celebrating
Bayathokoza They are celebrating
Bayaboza They are asking
Kuthinenzanina What are you all doing

Izanusi The initiates
izangoma The initiated healers
Amatonga The keepers
Alelizwe Of this land
Track Name: Shiyanomayini
Shiyanomayini Lyric Sheet:
Written by Zelizwe Mthembu + Siyabonga Mthembu

Verse 1:
Ngo’six o’clock At six o’clock
ePark Station At Parkstation
amagents The Fella’s
anghlukanisa Mugged me

Athath ucash They took my cash
Athathi phone they took my phone
Athathi bag they took my bag
Ne ice cream cone and ice cream cone

Chorus
Bazothi Shi(call) They will say
Sheee(response)
Shiyanomayini X 2

Verse 2:
Entlek ya’zini You know what
‘zok gcwalisela Well show you shit
‘lok suburb boy This suburb boy mentality
‘ngathi’zophela Has to end

Vandag emin’ This afternoon
Bo’zenza tops You were showing off
Usplash’ inyuku Splashing cash
Lap’emashops Here at our shops


Chorus
Manje shi(call) Now leave whatever
Sheee(response)
Shiyanomayini X 2

Verse 3:
I’m criminal
Becuz I crime
I need my drug
All of da time

Your baby boy
He’s in the oven
I make example
Just to show dem

Chorus:
Ukuthi(call) Now leave whatever
Sheee(response)
Shiyanomayini X 3

Bridge:
No vocal whatsoever.

Verse 4:
Sizoyenzani? What are we going to do
Kulobudaba In this situation
Abo maleven Maleven and his friends
Ba gcwelumhlaba Are all over our space


Mangi bekha left I look to the left
Akhukho right And shit aint right
Ba armile They are always armed
All day and night Day and night.

Chorus
Bazothi shi(call)
Sheee(response)
Shiyanomayini X 4