Samthing Soweto continues to release singles from his upcoming album, Isphithiphithi, with the latest single being the celebratory song, Happy Birthday.
On Friday, 13 September 2019, Samthing Soweto released the fifth single called Happy Birthday from his upcoming album, Isphithiphithi. The complete album is set for release on Friday, 20 September 2019. However the album is already available for pre-order across all major digital music platforms.
Happy Birthday is a celebratory mid-tempo single. The song highlights that although times might be hard in South Africa, he has actively decided to be jovial and celebrate his birthday.
Other singles that have been released from the upcoming album include Lotto featuring, Mlindo The Vocalist, DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small. Samthing Soweto worked with DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small on two other singles released from the album, including AmaDM and Akulaleki, which also features vocalist, Shasha. His other popular release from the album was Omama Bomthandazo, featuring poet Makhafula Vilakazi.
Similar to the release of the Akulaleki, the cover art for Happy Birthday is that of the album. The artwork features an animated Samthing Soweto dressed in a Sesotho-inspired throw blank donning what has become his signature geometric patterned shapes, which were popularised by South African designer, Laduma Ngxokolo of MaXhosa by Laduma.
The single is available for purchase on Apple Music.
Listen to Happy Birthday below.