Bholato bholato here guys? See what I did there? Keep reading and you’ll get it.
We have a new collaborative EP titled Bholato from the talents that are Prolific and LarryTheNomad as well as a guest feature by Drummerboy_Kenny. Bholato is a 6 track EP released on the 7th of May 21 under Cottage #47 stable.
All the tracks on the EP are produced by the one and only Area51, a Cottage #47 in house producer.
Used To comes in as the intro and features Drummerboy_Kenny. It’s a great track. The type of song that’s effortlessly cool. It’s all about finessing and the squad. They describe themselves as ‘the Kings of the Kings,’ the guys you ain’t used to. They are doing this because it’s a passion and to get paid. I really love the balance on the track. It was mastered really well.
Destiny comes in second. The title is quite appropriate because the whole just of the track is about your destiny, your calling. The future really be calling on a daily. They really were just speaking facts on this one. You work hard for your future and you keep at it. That’s how it should be. I found it fitting to have Destiny right after Used To because you get used to working hard to get to your destiny. Or maybe I’m thinking too much, let me know what you think in the comments.
Moving on to Bholato the EP title. The centre of attention. Honestly I had my eye out for this track. It’s a cardinal sin to have your EP’s namesake a flop. And without a doubt it’s a banger. It’s all vibes here. All about haters and being the boys ‘dzanetsa.’ There’s one message I liked the most here. Basically don’t try to live a life you can’t afford just to flex. Take notes from these guys, study the game and be hungry for success.
The little piano at the beginning is it! The beat? Chef’s kiss. But the icing on the cake is the ‘Larry, hanzi bholato bholato, tauya nemagumbeze bro coz we here to stay.’
Haters are everywhere! I guess that’s what inspired Mamero. The raps are about praying, getting on your grind and learning your lessons in life. It would be a waste to ignore all the lessons and not fulfil your purpose in life. Lessons are blessings. Haters are a blessing, it means you’re doing something right, keep at it.
The bell on the beat is a bit overwhelming but overall it’s a good track. The little monologue at the end is hilarious.
If you’re a sadza lover Mamba is for you. These guys really went into the studio and recorded the lines, ‘handigute nerice, ndoda plate yesadza, nemazondo paside.’ Which is basically an ode to sadza and cow feet. The inclusion of chamba knocked me off and I’ll leave that to you to interpret. But I will tell you if you need a song to motivate you to train hard and buy OG kicks, this one is for you. Not gonna lie they had me at sadza and mazondo. The upbeat tempo sealed the deal.
To seal the EP, Bag Talk jumps in and straight to the point. Talking about money because money talks the loudest. Leave the past and get back to it, noone has ever made money by dwelling on the past. Money moves are the only moves that matter. Lowkey felt hype to get up and get money at 11pm.
Bholato’s main message is work hard to reach your destiny, overcome distractions and make money. And of course don’t forget to be humble and put God in it. Prolific, Larry The Nomad and Area51 put in the work. Bholato is great. Bholato is bholato (I tried.)
Support the artists by purchasing the album under the hashtag ProudToPay. You won’t regret it.