DJ Stokie Reacts To His Hit Single Being On Number 4 On Apple Music After 5 Years Of Its Release
DJ Stokie Reacts To His Hit Single Being On Number 4 On Apple Music After 5 Years Of Its Release. Amapiano isn’t only dominating dance floors all over the country, it’s taken over everything from the airwaves to township streets. It’s hard to pin down exactly where the genre fits in, but the sound combines deep house music with an upbeat jazzy piano feel. And it’s made DJ Stokie very popular.
It has been over 5 years since Stokie dropped his hit single ‘Soke Sbone’ however, as many know that music never runs out of relevance, the hit single has been on number 4 on Apple Music across all genres, and this is a milestone worth celebrating for the star. Taking to social media to share it with his fans, Stokie thanked his supporters for this achievement. “It’s been 5 days since we have dropped “Soke S’bone” and it’s been on the number spot Apple Music(Dance) genre and number 4 on all genres🙏🏼Thank You🇿🇦🙏🏼https://t.co/eN4L3fb3gjLet’s all meet up @Hulumeni Lifestyle ️ for a celebration with @Dj Maphorisa🔥🔥KeepWestAlive💯🤘🏽🔥,” he wrote.
The star recently shot his documentary, dating back to Soweto where he was born and bred, and also where his music career started. The documentary prominently features appearances from fans, who highly praise Stokie, one even enthusiastically expresses, “He’s one of the amapiano gods.”Affectionately known as the “Kasi (township) Hero”, DJ Stokie is mostly known for his songs “Dlala Stokie”, “Amainternational”, “Ipiano e’Soweto” and “Superman”. The latter has reached over two million views on YouTube.While many of the genre’s pioneers have been described as, and accused of being “media-shy”, Stokie continues to tell his story comfortably in his birthright language of IsiZulu, not only in his music but in interviews and other outlets. Previously, Stokie did so on Ballantine’s Stay True Cities: South Africa – A Tale of Two Cities, alongside DBN Gogo.Stokie’s second studio album, My Journey, was released in December 2020 and features longtime friend and collaborator Kabza De Small, DJ Maphorisa (and his alter ego Madumane), Sha Sha, Focalistic, Daliwonga and more. The former appears and is credited as a producer on 13 of the 23 tracks.