South African music scene is one of Africa's biggest music industry. In our list of top South African musicians making waves in 2020 are names you probably know.
The competition has never been this intense. It has given room for growth and different sounds. In a country with diverse cultures, music genres, races and tribes, fusion of two or more traditional melodies is indispensable. Many of these acts have gone global with post modern music production in collaboration with other African musicians.
Hip Hop and Trap artists from South Africa took the world by surprise. They have penetrated so many charts within and outside Africa with their electronic hip hop sounds fused with traditional South African music elements. The creativity in their materials is sharp, original and delightful.
Afro-soul, GQOM, Kwaito, Afrobeats, Amapiano amongst other genres have taken so many South African musicians to the center stage. It could be with a little PR, organic distribution and solid management but nothing takes away the originality of their sounds. Songwriters in the South African music industry have massively improved alongside their music producers.
We have carefully compiled a list of South African musicians who are taking south african songs world-wide.