2021 has seen the amapiano grow to exceptional heights. In the past few months, new amapiano songs have been released and the genre is booming more than ever. As the weather gets warmer you might be looking for some more music to add to your playlist. Check out these six amapiano songs!
1. ‘BOPHA’ – MELLOW & SLEAZY AND FELO LE TEE FEATURING DJ MAPHORISA, MADUMANE AND YOUNG STUNNA
Pretoria-based duo Mellow and Sleazy have cemented themselves as forces to be reckoned within the amapiano genre. The duo teamed up with Felo Le Tee, DJ Maphorisa, Young Stunna and Maphorisa’s alter ego, Madumane for this banger.
2. ‘SGUBU’ – SHUFFLE MUZIK, DINHO, DBN GOGO FEATURING KBRIZY AND MALINDI
Pretoria-based producer Shuffle Muzik has collaborated with Nigerian songstress Ninola and expanded his horizons with several other South African artists. He blew the country away with his single Chomi featuring Percy B and he is doing the same on a new single titled Sgubu.
He has teamed up with powerful DJs DBN Gogo and Dinho and also featured Kbrizy and Malindi.
3. ‘MMAPULA’ – BUSTA 929 FEATURING MZU M
The talented Busta 929 was a part of the chart-topping Umsebenzi Wethu featuring the late Mpura and has since produced several other amapiano hits. His single Mmapula has stellar basslines and infectious beat and will certainly get the party started.
The song forms part of his album Undisputed, Vol. 2 released on 30 July.
4. ‘ABALELE’ – KABZA DE SMALL & DJ MAPHORISA FEATURING AMI FAKU
Kabza De Small had amapiano lovers waiting patiently for Abalele when he teased it on his Instagram live. It was Ami Faku’s vocals that really sealed the deal for most people on this love song. The platinum-selling artist stuns on this single and it is an essential addition to your playlist.
5. ‘POSSIBLE’ – DBN GOGO, MUSA KEYS & DINO FEATURING OPTIMIST MUSIC ZA, MAKHANJ, LEBZA THE VILLAIN & KOEK SISTA
This is one of those amapiano songs that makes you remember that everything is going to be okay. Loosely translated to English, the lyrics read: “Everything is possible.” The tune comes alive on the loudest volume and will have you bopping your ahead along to the tune and rocking your finest pouncing cat.
6. ‘PHUZE REMIX’ – DLALA THUKZIN FEATURING ZABA, SIR TRILL, MPURA AND RASCOE KAOS
Although Phuze Remix caused quite the stir with some trying to figure out if the song is amapiano or gqom, it’s still a big mention on the list. The basslines Dlala Thukzin adds to the song make it undeniably good. We just can’t get enough of Sir Trill and Mpura’s vocals.