Parent's Choice Award Children's Media & Toy Reviews

Need an instant pick-me-up? Try Grenadilla's dancing rhythms, gorgeous vocal blends and sunny lyrics spiced with kwela, an irresistibly effervescent style of music indigenous to South Africa. Named for the South African word for passion fruit and founded by Cape… Read more

School Library Journal

Multimedia Reviews: June 2012

Can’t Wait. CD. 30:53 min. New Sound Kids. 2012. ISBN unavail. $14.98.

PreS-Gr 3–Grenadilla (South African name for passion fruit) is a six-woman band that performs in various musical styles, including the indigenous South… Read more


Grenadilla - Can't Wait

Artist: Grenadilla

Album: Can't Wait

Age Range: 3-7

Review: A sunny, danceable album from Debbie Lan and her New York band. The band plays kwela-inflected music -- for those of you who… Read more

Tales of A Ranting Ginger

Grenadilla "Can't Wait" CD Review


Their Second CD Available now

There are few happier kinds of music on earth than kwela, the irresistibly upbeat indigenous South African style marked by… Read more

Learning To Be Thrifty

CD Review - Can't Wait by Grenadilla

About the group and CD:

There are few happier kinds of music on earth than kwela, the irresistibly upbeat indigenous South African style marked by joyful, lively rhythms and birdlike pennywhistles.… Read more

DADNABIT (Dad's Writing About Kids Culture)

CD Review: Grenadilla, “Can’t Wait”

Review by Jeff Giles
March 20, 2012

Like any good parent, I’ve taken thousands of snapshots of my kids, but there’s one particular picture of my daughter that always makes me smile.… Read more

Kid Independent

Music Review - Can't Wait by Grenadilla

Hi folks, this morning I’ve got the new release CD from Kwela music collective Grenadilla to share with you. Kwela is a style of street music from South Africa that has an… Read more

Blessed Elements

Can’t Wait New CD From Grenadilla

‘Grenadilla’ The name a lone just makes me want to tap my foot. Wait til you hear the music! Grenadilla (pronounced “gren-a-dill-a”, the South African name for passion fruit) captures those sounds beautifully… Read more

Social Studies Momma

Can't Wait Review

Having a background in teaching has led me to naturally plan Little Bit's day like I would have done in my classroom. I try to make sure he is exposed to all the areas that are… Read more

Stuff Parents Need

Can’t Wait from Grenadilla CD Review and GIVEAWAY!!!

Grenadilla is the South African name for passion fruit. It’s also the name of a group that puts out kwela music, which is a updeat indigenous South African style of music… Read more

You Know, For Kids

New Music: Can't Wait

Review by Myles McDonnell
March 9, 2012

The influence of bands like Vampire Weekend (and, in some cases, the Broadway show Fela!) is widespread in today's music for kids, which is full of… Read more