Khumo Pinaenang, popularly known as Sister Khumo – the leading local female rhumba kwasa-kwasa songster – has released her fourth album KENALESENGWE. She worked together with her backing artistes, Star Band. Sister Khumo working with well-known record label company – Octave Records has been busy in the studio putting together the masterpiece produced by Kunda Bwanga. The album is expected to keep revelers on their feet throughout the festive season. KENALESENGWE, the six track album is composition of both laid back and hyper tracks. “It’s high time I take my music to another level. The market does not have a lot of rhumba kwasa-kwasa female artiste and I see a niche to be exploited there,” said Sister Khumo. The album’s lead track – Botswana celebrates and praises the country’s former presidents for their visionary leadership. Sister Khumo said the new album is set to enjoy considerable airplay, likely to surpass her previous album – ‘ZEBRAS’ dedicated to the country’s senior national football squad.
The new six track album hits music salons, stores and bars after lengthy preparations and determination to produce the best rhumba kwasa-kwasa album for the year. For sharing the excitement expected to be associated with the album, Sister Khumo and Star Band have created hash tags #KENALESENGWE, #TheRhumbaLady for fans to share video and photos, as they enjoy the album. Sister Khumo’s music career took off in 2004, as a gospel singer and joined the popular Unity Band in 2005 and continued to work and shared stage with popular artists among them Vee Mampizy, Franco & Afro Musica, Wizzards of the Dessert and the late Biza Mupulu. She has previously released three albums – A rabine Batswana, Oboile and Zebras.