News in the New Year!

What’s New at Respect Music

2016 is in full swing at Respect music with new singles and music videos ready to hit radio and TV screens across the country!

Mathew Gold

Mathew Gold!

2015 saw Mathew Gold continue to enhance his reputation as an artist to watch. Having signed with Universal Music Group, Mathew teamed up with producer duo BreakDLaw to create the summer anthem “When We Were Young”. The single saw success across the country and reached the top 10 on 5fm’s Hyundai Top 40.

The new-year means more new music for Mathew and he has now released the next single off his upcoming album. “Lay Down”, produced by Tellaman, is an R&B banger and a sign of things to come for the soulful singer. The music video for the new single was featured as part of an exclusive on MTV further boosting the hype around Mathew and what he has to bring to the airwaves.

Mathew Gold – “Lay Down”:

Lloyd Cele – “Just Can’t Throw Us Away”

2015 was a great year for Lloyd Cele, winning his Metro FM award, starring in the Marvin Gaye tribute show “Let’s Get It On”, performing across the country, culminating in a busy festive season, impressing crowds all over South Africa.

After the success of his latest album “Grey Matter”, Lloyd is back in studio working on new material and has now released his latest offering “Just Can’t Throw Us Away”. Paying homage to his love for soul and feel good music, the song is a ready to put a smile on the faces of radio listeners and industry as a whole.

Lloyd Cele – “Just Can’t Throw Us Away”: Cele

HHP is “Popping Mabodlela”

The legend of not just Maftown but South African Hip-Hop as a whole is stepping up his game in 2016. He has released the next single off his album “Motswako High School” that he released, literally on the eve, of 2015.

HHP – “Pop Mabhodlela” :

“Pop Mabhodlela” is a turn-up, smasher of a record that features local songstress Tamarsha adding her pipes to the song. A ground breaking video has also been released to accompany the video with a tongue in cheek feel that only Hip Hop Pantsula himelf could pull off the way he does.



HHP is constantly at work in studio with more music on the way, bigger and better than ever before.


What’s new at Respect Music!

With four new singles and a new album, there are a lot of new happenings at Respect Music and this all with the corporate season about to get into full swing.


Mathew Gold!

Friday the 4th of September sees the launch of Mathew Gold’s new single “When We Were Young” with the impressive dance duo of BreakDLaw who hit international heights with their single “Paint Me Like A French Girl” in 2014. This collaboration has culminated in a tune that could very well become a staple for the summer and a regular on dance floors across the country.

This single also marks the first bit of music to be released after Mathew signed a deal with major label Universal earlier in 2015. With an album already in the works and more singles lined up, Mathew Gold is well on his way to firmly cementing himself as one to watch in the second half of 2015 and beyond.

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Lloyd Cele is “Feeling So Good”

2014 saw the release of Lloyd Cele’s latest full studio album called “Grey Matter”, which featured successful singles such as “Tonight” and “Just Be Mine” and also saw Lloyd bag his first Metro FM award in the Best RnB category for Ngiyakudinga Mtakwethu.

Looking to build on that success, Lloyd has now released his second single for the year titled “Feeling So Good”. The single features Lloyd’s signature sounds with a catchy, interesting chorus that is sure to get him even more airplay across the countries airwaves.

“Stars” – Mariechan

Having found massive success with the all female group Jamali, Mariechan is back with a single to take her solo career to the next level. The songstress teamed up with producer DJ Ganyani Beat and has created a powerful house record featuring her impressive vocal ability that is sure to make waves and see her back on the airwaves. With plans for an album in full swing, “Stars” could be the first of many singles for Mariechan as a solo artist.

“The Breakout” for Tumi

The Gang of Instrumentals became a household name not so long ago with their signature sound and now Tumi, whose vocals were a vital part of their success, is looking to do the same with her debut single “Sugar Free”. The fun, energy filled single is an example of what Tumi is capable of and is a good sign of things to come with an album scheduled to be completed in early 2016 titled “The Breakout”.

Swing City’s album “Well Swung”

The trio known as Swing City consisting of Loyiso Bala, Nathan Ro and Graeme Watkins have been wowing audiences with their swing standards for over 2 years and now they have an album. Having spent a full two weeks in studio at Howard Audio with some of the countries leading musicians, the boys have completed a 13 track album that includes popular standards, modern singles with swing arrangements and also features from Shoowop Shop, Chiano Sky and Lloyd Cele.

The album is out now! Get it on iTunes!