Gang of Instrumentals is a critically-acclaimed South African urban-pop group, founded in 2002. This Johannesburg based group consists of Tumi ‘Lady Naturelle' Masemola, Mandla N- Pimville spokesman, and ‘Bongo' Riot Zungu.
Their innovative musical style is a mixture of hip hop, street rap, pop, soul, R&B, ragga, reggae and rock, with elements of kwaito and house .
This trio is one of the most successful independent groups in South Africa, having received 2 SAFTA Golden Horns for best soundtrack in a TV comedy 2006&7, 2 channel O nominations for best group and best video 2005, and a SAMA nomination for record of the year 2008. This year they are up for best African band at the Kora Awards taking place in Nigeria at the end of 2008,
G.I is back with a major bang, having started their comeback trail with the single, OH YEAH, which climbed on major contemporary radio charts. WOZA DECEMBER is the massive hit for the summer and you can expect to be hearing it everywhere during November and December 2008. It is THE summer anthem of 2008/2009, currently being used as the backdrop to the main M-net summer campaign and a fresh music video.
Their third offering, Round 3, is out now, having been released mid October 2008.
The gang's fresh and energetic sound has carried them beyond the borders of South Africa, to the U.S where they were invited to Nashville in order to showcase their African flair alongside acts such as Hard-Fi and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
Round 3 is a fiery, passionate, and more daring production by the
Gang of Instrumentals