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Afro Pop Band - Wamkelekile

Hollywood blockbuster film BLENDED, needed a perfect song that would symbolise South Africa. As a result, used Hot Water’s infectious song WAMKELEKILE as the soundtrack.

 

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HOT WATER is a Cape Town Afro-Pop band fronted by Donovan Copley that performs universally accessible, feel-good music to inspire soulful and fun dance vibes.We move people through music that reflects the spirit of South Africa. Hot Water effortlessly captivates, connects and lifts audiences locally and abroad.

When producing its Hollywood blockbuster film BLENDED, Warner Bros Entertainment needed a perfect song that would symbolize South Africa. The result was using Hot Water’s infectious song WAMKELEKILE as the movie soundtrack.

In the words of BLENDED producer Kevin Grady: “I really wanted to find a song that embodied South Africa, the film’s story and the journey of the characters within the [love] story. Wamkelekile not only does that, but it’s also a fun, catchy and playful song that people just love.”

 

Testimonials

”Donovan raised the roof at our Nandos UK conference…properly showed our guys what a world class African performance was all about! Respect!!”

– Rob Brozin – Founder of Nandos

 

“…the music was brilliant, the energy was so infectious and everyone who attended the festival, remembers Hot Water as the band that got everyone dancing and jumping.”

– Udaipur World Music Festival, India 2017

 

“Delegates from many countries and of different ages and cultural backgrounds universally loved the music and would have danced all night if given the opportunity.”

– Dr David Sanders – Global Nutrition Conference, Cape Town 2016

 

“…what truly sets them apart is their impossible level of energy.”

– Yahoo! News India

 

“What a truly unique South African vibe that gets the whole crowd going!”

– Henk van der Schyf – Park Acoustics Festival, Pretoria

 

“We wanted a live-act, very high-energy and with a real African flavour to it…[Hot Water] set the tone for the entire event that night and certainly raised the bar in terms of a live musical performance.”

– Dan Green – Cape Town Rugby Tens 2016

 

“The people absolutely loved you.”

– Abrie Visagie, RepFees Festival Organiser

 

“It was a fabulous wedding – once again! The bride and her family were ecstatic and as always you set the tone for the festive part of the evening! ….dancing that lifts the energy as we go into the reception.”

– Anne Mann (Anne Mann Celebrates Wedding Co-ordinator)

 

“You guys were incredible.”

– Dr Glenn Caley (Groom)

 

“Among the very best in the country, they might even be the best.”

– The Star

 

“I really wanted to find a song that embodied South Africa, the story, and the journey of the characters within the story. I think Wamkelekile not only does that, but it’s also a fun, catchy and playful song that people just love.”

– Kevin Grady – Producer (Happy Madison Productions) for Warner Bros BLENDED

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