Monday, January 24, 2022

BK Proctor’s fusion album set to re-ignite music standards

Hailed as one of the best local music producers over the decade he has been in the game, Bokang Proctor has proved his worth.

He has done a sterling job in producing music for various musicians including well established artistes like Vee, T.H.A.B.O, HT Tautona, Zeus, Maxy, Scar and Eugene Jackson.

Yet BK Proctor is a musician in his own right with two albums to his name ÔÇô albums that gave smash hits like ‘Sometimes’ and ‘Party like a rock star’.

And now the hit maker is back again with an album that is set to re-ignite urban music in Botswana.

The album titled ‘BK Proctor- Masterpiece of duets’ is Proctor’s has collaboration with highly gifted and talented local musicians from different music genres.

It is an offering that comprises a crossover from hip-hop into genres like traditional, jazz, gospel, house, rock, folk, RnB, house, kwasa, kwaito, Afro Pop, Dance, and Electro.

The 16-track album features artists like Culture Spears, Jimmy Dludlu from South Africa, Stampore, Samantha Mogwe, Groove Cartel, Vee, Lister Boleseng, Tshepo Lesole, Dr Tawana, Sasa Klass, Eugene Jackson, MMP Family, Dj Gouveia, German dollar, Cedric and Pastor Molf.

Proctor said that over the years, he has gained a lot from the local and international music industry. It is the reason he felt of fusing all he has learned in this one album.

“In this album, I wanted to share the experience of feeling and appreciating music from my newly acquired and more mature perspective,” he said.

“The unique thing about this album is that I have collaborated with some people I have never worked with and people who I really admire in the music industry so it was an honor making it.”
Fans have already got a taste of what the album entails with its first single release where he features house kwasa sensation Vee.

The song which is titled ‘Zoom’ is a mixture of hip hop and kwasa and has topped the charts in the few weeks it has been out.

“If people feel this song is the best then they are definitely going to love the other songs I did with other artists,” he said.

Proctor added that the sound of the album is different to what he normally does as this time around he has engaged different talented producers and sound engineers.

“I wanted to show music lovers that music is one and by fusing different artists the result is always good to the ear. Another important thing is that I wanted to show growth in our music industry as this album is the first of its kind.”

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