Black Twitter React To Kelvin Momo’s Upcoming Project Set To Drop This Month
Black Twitter React To Kelvin Momo’s Upcoming Project Set To Drop This Month . Kelvin Momo (born Thato Kelvin Ledwaba in Diepkloof, Soweto in 1994) is a leading light of “private school amapiano”, a variation of the genre that employs elements of jazz, deep house and lounge. In 2019, he released singles such as the atmospheric “Abantu Bethu” with C.A. Souls as well as the breezy smash “Yelele” with Luu Nineleven and DJ Stoks.
The Soweto-born DJ has over the years earned himself a place as one the pioneers of ‘private school piano’, a sub-genre of Amapiano that incorporates Jazz, Deep House and lounge influences. He is set to drop yet another project this month, May 2022, and while some fans are claiming to be giving up on the genre, they hope Kelvin Momo’s upcoming project will save amapiano. “Kelvin momo is here to save amapiano with private school piano his changing the game forever,” one tweep wrote. Check out more reactions below:
The producer’s 2020 debut album, Momo’s Private School, released under amapiano pioneer Kabza De Small’s label Piano Hub, is driven by darting keys and lush pads, replaced amapiano’s customary grit with a refined sheen, resulting in a stone-cold classic. That same year, he followed the record up with the EP Bayeke, released in collaboration with his partner, the producer/vocalist Babalwa M.