The music trio have a new album, Familia coming out and while they may still be together, find out how they almost called it quits.
On 4 August award winning trio Mi Casa, made up of Dr Duda, J Something and Mo-T drop a new album titled, Familia. Nana will be the album’s first single to be released on 30 June.
In the making of the album the band says:
“We did a lot of reflection on this album. A lot of looking back. A lot of digging. Musically on this record, we have been inspired a lot by our heritage, our culture, our countries, namely South Africa and Portugal. Before every recording session we spent an hour listening to different songs from way back, just to be inspired, to be influenced.”
But while we’ve danced and listened their previous hit songs such Jika, Heaven Sent and more and anticipated their new release four months ago the soulful dance band (trio) almost broke up.
“But about 4 months ago we were contemplating pulling the plug on the band (the whole damn thing!). We had some arguments and really just had some issues within the team. This was such an important part in our career and as a family. Arguments within families are so common. Mother arguing with her kids. Husband arguing with his wife. Brother arguing with his sister. This is another reason why we chose the title - Familia.”
Luckily they didn’t:
“This is also generally the point where most bands do break up. But we were willing to communicate, to speak openly about how we felt with one another and that’s the crucial lesson for us. To stay communicating. Another important lesson is that you need to fight for the things that truly matter to you. This band is everything to us. We really believe that because we managed to get through that moment we are able to make the music that we have always dreamt of making and that’s the music that you will be hearing really soon.”