The new Pearl Thusi led drama Queen Sono launched last week globally and on Friday Apple Music launched the Queen Sono playlist on the service. The 6-part action-packed series follows Queen Sono, the highly trained top spy in a South African agency whose purpose is to better the lives of African citizens. While taking on her most dangerous mission yet, she must also face changing relationships in her personal life. The series is directed by Kagiso Lediga and Tebogo Malope, with both directing three episodes each with the lead of executive producer Tamsin Andersson.
The series stars Pearl Thusi who plays the lead of Queen, who is accompanied by a star-studded cast.
Vuyo Dabula playing Shandu, an ex-spy who has taken a different path. Sechaba Morojele plays Dr. Sid, director of the SOG, with Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga, and Rob Van Vuuren, playing agents on his team. Kate Liquorish plays Ekaterina, heiress of an oligarch family with ulterior motives. Khathu Ramabulana plays Queen’s childhood friend, William, now in a relationship with Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa’s character, Nova. Abigail Kubeka plays Mazet, Queen’s beloved Gogo, who has always supported Queen – no matter the trouble she gets herself into.
Below are some of the key tracks from this exciting new show.