ZERB & SOFIYA NZAU - Mwaki (TH3RD BRAIN)
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ZERB & SOFIYA NZAU "Mwaki (Duke Dumont & Kiko Franco Remix)"

After dominating the Spotify’s Global Viral charts at #1 for 9 days straight, Zerb’s Mwaki has taken the world by storm.

Currently #4 on Global Shazam charts with over 2.5 MILLION+ worldwide Shazams the song is spreading like wildfire and caught the attention of the top DJs in the world!

"Mwaki" is the latest worldwide viral record from Brazilian DJ and producer Zerb and Kenyan vocalist Sofiya Nzau who sang beautiful vocals in the Kenyan tribal language of Kikuyu. Zerb and Sofiya collaborating is a mix of cultures that engage the audiences across the globe, proving that music is a universal language.

Brazilian DJ Zerb has been co-signed by the likes of Martin Garrix & Vintage Culture, but with “Mwaki” he has quickly gotten the seal of approval from Diplo, Tiësto and more. Dance legend Armin van Buuren
claimed that it was the “dance track of the week” on his weekly radio show. In 2023 we saw the rise of Dom Dolla, John Summit and Tale of Us but we’re calling it now 2024 is the year of ZERB!


Tyler ICU: Tyler ICU has become a household name in the South African producing scene. He began his musical career in 2006, One of the unreleased projects found its way to the ears of multi-talented producer and artist, DJ Maphorisa, who subsequently invited Tyler to attend a studio session with him. In this session, Tyler collaborated with KLY and produced the song “Black Forrest”. In 2019 he contributed to the songs such as “It’s You” and “Emazulwini” off BET award-winner Shasha EP “Blossom”. Tyler ICU proceeded to produce Dr Peppa’s hit “What it is” which features Riky Rick, Lucasraps and Chang Cello. Following the success of the song, Tyler ICU went on to collaborate with one of Africa’s biggest artists, Cassper Nyovest. He produced the song “Good For That” which achieved Gold status. Tyler then proceeded to expand and illustrate his diversity by co-producing multiple singles off “Scorpion Kings”, “Scorpion Kings Live” album which featured hits such as “Hello”, “Emcimbini” and “Energy”. He also went on to produce Daliwonga’s “Uyang’Testa” album. His most recent hit has been “Ungazincishi” by Riky Rick ft Focalistic which has taken South Africa by storm. Tyler ICU released Amapiano breakout albums of 2020 titled “Money Heist” with the talented Nicole Elocin. The album included hit singles such as “Bella Ciao” and “Risky”. The Bella Ciao audio video has since surpassed 2 million views on Youtube and was featured on Apple Music’s Top 100:

Duke Dumont: The London, England-based producer and DJ, Duke Dumont, continues to be in demand following his signatory 2013 track "Need U (100%)." Reminiscent of early-'90s crossover house, topped the U.K. pop chart. One year on, in March 2014, Duke hit the U.K. number one spot once again, this time with "I Got U." More success followed, with 2015's "Ocean Drive" and 2017's "Real Life." In 2018, Dumont returned with the track "Inhale," featuring Ebenezer, as well as his return to club smashes Runway - part of his For Club Play Only EP series

Kiko Franco: Kiko Franco is a Brazilian DJ and producer who ready to soar higher than ever in 2024. Kiko is one of the Top streaming artists in Electronic Music on Spotify, with over 100 million streams across all digital platforms. His songs are featured in numerous viral Spotify playlists around the world, including countries such as Brazil, Mexico, the United States, Belgium, France and many others. His remix of "Love Tonight" dominated the music charts, reaching the number one spot on the Beatport Afro House Charts upon release and becoming the 5th best-selling Afro House track of all time on Beatport. It was chosen as the Summer Anthem of 2021 by BBC RADIO 1, one of the most prestigious electronic music radio stations in the world. Additionally, it also reached the number one position on the 1001Tracklists' Most Played chart in 2021. Kiko Franco performed on the The Gathering stage at Tomorrowland Brasil 2023 with an intense set and a strong connection to the Dreamville audience, representing various nationalities who were there for the festival. With a prestigious career, Kiko has garnered support from heavyweights around the world, including Alesso, Black Coffee, Claptone, Joris Voorn, Blondish, Diplo, The Chainsmokers, Tiësto, David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, ZHU, Duke Dumont, and many other giants in the electronic music scene.


Notable Quotes on “Mwaki”

“Fast becoming one of my favorite tunes of the year already … If you haven’t heard this one already, get ready to hear it a lot in the coming weeks.” - Danny Howard


“It's a shame in some ways that this has appeared after the summer season as I could hear this getting hammered in Ibiza. I am sure it will get played in sun spots throughout the winter around the world." - Pete Tong