Gina Jeanz Delivers “Dopammine”

Gina Jeanz, a Namibian electronic music producer, DJ, and creative based in South Africa, has had a very busy 2021! As she geared up for the release of her long-awaited debut album Lucid Theory, Gina teased a lot of music beforehand. In fact, she began teasing the project with her trendy track “Sun Spot”, which was supported by Spotify’s ‘Global Club Music‘ playlist and Apple Music’s ‘New In Dance‘ playlists. Following up such an impressive track, Gina returned late October with her brand new single titled “DOPAMINE”. 

Her self-produced single, “Dopamine” features Zambian alternative soul vocalist MOONGA K. The trendy track served up as a groove-filled dance floor filler powered by lush deep house and future bass sensibilities. In addition to MOONGA K. exploding on the track with his captivating vocals, infectious delivery, and commanding presence. Making the single an exciting listen from start to finish.

The “Dopamine” Influence

As the lyrics suggest, ‘Dopamine’ is about regaining your energy and being able to celebrate life again. With the world finally emerging from the global pandemic of the last two years, the song resonates as a beautiful and positive message. When reflecting on the inspiration behind the record, Gina Jeanz goes on to say: 

 “This track particularly touches on mental health. I wanted to approach the production in a more uplifting/upbeat tone. Mostly because I felt that having this platform to produce music and express myself. While dealing with my own personal journey. It really carried me through. MOONGA K. who features on the track also expresses his own thoughts and feelings. After sharing our personal stories in the studio, we decided to work on ‘Dopamine’ and make it a celebratory track. In short, it’s about accepting the struggle. Knowing that it doesn’t define you, celebrating life and working towards overcoming one’s personal battles”.

Gina Jeanz, counts GQ, Glamour, BBC 1Xtra, Foundation FM, Hype Magazine, and Worldwide FM among her fans and supporters. She is not only flying the flag for electronic music in Africa, but, she is also one of the few female producers in the African music scene. Which fuels her desire to uplift and empower more women in the industry. This dope DJ has captivated audiences around the world with her DJ sets. Including Afropunk Festival, Rocking The Daisies, and Red Bull Music Festival, to name a few. Soaring out of South Africa is Cape Town-creative by way of Namibia. Gina has proven that she is more than capable of rising to the occasion. 

The Dopamine Experience

During the pandemic, Jeanz and the rest of the world went into lockdown. As a result, she used the downtime to tap into her artistry and apply herself more creatively. Last summer, she collaborated with Red Bull on their Made In 72 Hours project. Right before finishing 2020 with two EPs of her own, Rhythm Chronicles and Motion

Following the release of three EPs in the last two years, she has received critical acclaim and rave reviews from the likes of BBC 1Xtra, Red Bull Music, Soulection, Resident Advisor, and Afropunk, among others. Throughout that time, the producer, DJ, and composer has also been hard at work on her debut album Lucid Theory. Her fresh new project is here! Following up her hits “Sun Spot” and now “Dopamine”! Stay tuned here at KAZI Magazine for more on Gina Jeanz!

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