The self-proclaimed king of gqom and international pantsula DJ Lag recently collaborated with UK-based jazz musician Moses Boyd for their highly acclaimed song ‘Drumming‘. Dj Lag, who is known for his killer gqom beats on tracks like ‘Umshudo’ and ‘Jika‘, is a South African gqom Dj whose music seems to transcend genres. Moses Boyd is a prodigy of the new London jazz scene and has slowly made waves with songs like ‘After Tomorrow‘ and ‘The Balance‘.
The two artists came together to create a thought-provoking and deeply thoughtful body of work in ‘Drumming‘. The song which is elevated by a heavy and repetitive drum beat and it has a powerful energy that will send listeners into a trance. The song depicts the versatile and heavily influential nature of gqom as a genre and mirrors the ability that jazz has to transform and evolve. Dj Lag and Moses Boyd have created a musical line of symmetry where South Africa meets London and they chose acclaimed director Chris Saunders to bring the song to life in the iconic and super visual video.
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