the second single from the cultures of soul compilation, boogie breakdown: south african disco 1980 to 1984, benjamin ballís -i just keep dancing- is a synth and drum machine-fueled track that also reveals ball as one of south africaís earliest rappers. boston-bred djs, soul clap provide an excellent rework of the track adding some big room club flavor to the track for djs around the world. soul clap are the globe trotting dj duo of eli goldstein and charles levine who ve done everything from headlining clubs in ibiza to creating dj mix albums for fabric and dj kicks to making records with george dj/producer and co-founder of the running back label, gerd janson provides two funked up rerubs of the track, one with vocals and one without. licensed directly from the artist and housed in a custom disco sleeve these edits won t be available on the compilation.
benjamin balls flash a flashlight came out just after brenda & the bigdudes massive hit weekend. ball s unique reggae-tinged synth boogie was nearly as big and became the second bubble gum anthem of the era. big tip!