5 Biggest Amapiano Songs Of 2020/2021
5 Biggest Amapiano Songs Of 2020/2021. South Africa’s relentless township sound of amapiano has entertained keen ears for almost a decade now. The genre’s rapid growth and evolution was driven by hundreds of hopeful music producers who have persistently created new sounds with spades of experimentation to produce an endless stream of amapiano smash hits.
Here are 5 biggest amapiano songs of 2020/2021:
Umsebenzi Wethu by Busta 929 and Mpura ft. Mr JazziQ, Zuma, Lady Du and Reece Madlisa
Released during the December lockdown ‘festivities‘, this hit has become what most South Africans refer as “the national anthem” and has held the track record of one of the hottest amapiano songs thus far. It’s the first of many hits featuring Busta 929, Mpura, JazziQ and Reece Madlisa. The track has also created dance challenges called ‘Zekethe’ which made the song to even gain more popularity.
John Wick by De Mthuda ft. Ntokzin and Sir Trill
The highly talented De Mthuda delivers a brand new release titled John Wick featuring Ntokzin & Sir Trill, from his EP called ‘Ace Of Spades’. The song is loved by many amapiano fans.
Ke Star Remix by Focalistic and Davido ft. Vigro Deep
Focalistic’s 2020 smash hit ‘Ke Star’ saw him tap Naija Afrobeats star Davido for the remix, which was released in February. American stars Diddy, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz, were all seen vining to the track, and that left amapiano followers jaw-dropped.
uLazi by Mr JazziQ ft. Zuma and Mpura
This hit dominated airwaves for much of the festive season. Although it might have become so popular during the pandemic, the song has definetely made Mzansi groove fans forget about the stresses of the pandemic for a moment The song’s ability to capture parts of local cultural aesthetics has been a source of its longevity
VSOP by Mr JazziQ and Busta 929 ft. Reece Madlisa, Zuma, Mpura, Riky Rick and 9umba
Another hit from the collaborators of the moment is by Mr Jazziq and Busta 929, the man of the moment. The ”prayer song” takes its title from a popular cognac and much of its video is set in church where attendees can be seen praying for the better life.