Patty Monroe has finally released her debut album called Malatjie. The album has launched on all online platforms and has even debuting at Number 4 on the iTunes Hip Hop Sales chart. It’s been about 18 months since Patty dropped her first break through single ‘Talk” produced by Sketchy Bongo, and now finally she has dropped a fulll length project. The album is title is said to have derived from the word Malletjie, which an original Cape Coloured slang word meaning – someone not quite right in the head. Known to be an innovator Miss Monroe flipped it and made the word her very own, those that choose to be different and not confined by any limitation.
Having the opportunity to mix it up with some very heavy hitting producers, Patty shows an unparalleled diversity in both her soundscape choices and her subject matter. Joined by Chopstix (renowned Nigerian producer) Bushington (Uganda) Sketchy Bongo, long time collaborator Muzi, the Cape Town super Maestro Ameen Harron and upcoming producers Deemoand Psyc’ lets just say, what ever you expecting from this album, its all that, yet not that at all.
“I had a vision of what I wanted my album to sound, look and feel like, after listening to it once Sacha had it and delivered above and beyond expectations, super excited for the Malatjies to experience my debut album” – Patty Monroe
The next single ‘For You’ showcases Miss Monroe in a light not yet seen, as she declares her Love for a young somebody, proclaiming “Anything For You” With Lines like: