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Kamo at AMA fest UK

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Vote For Amapiano Song Of The Year (2021)

Select Your Track In 2021 a 10-year-old township music called Amapiano took the world by storm!  Refusing to be ignored the 'Yano' dominated conversations, social media platforms, generated millions of streams and demanded column inches.  Every Sunday AMA international, the globes first weekly international Amapiano radio show hosted by Da Kruk who played a pivotal role in bringing the sound to mainstream radio in South Africa, delivers the choicest cuts […]

today20 — 12 48 1

Mr JazziQ Amapiano festival UK

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Mr JazziQ inks deal with Sony Music

Yano hitmaker, Tumelo Monyani popularly known as Mr JazziQ is "taking Amapiano to dance floors around the globe".  Formerly one-half of acclaimed duo JazziDisciples, JazziQ developed an ear for music growing up around his families guests which included the likes of Black Coffee, Culoe De Song and Oskido and fulfilling a primary school dream he started DJing at 14 and producing at 16. His star has risen in parallel with […]

today27 — 10 19

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Amapiano star DBN Gogo joins the Spotify

DBN Gogo makes history Amapiano star DBN GoGo, whose Dakiwe challenge generated over 3 million views on social media, is the Spotify ‘EQUAL Africa’ artist of the month.  The hitmaker makes history and becomes the first South African artist to join the Equal Music Program launched by Spotify at the end of April 2021 in support of female artists/creators. As the globes largest streaming platform Spotify acknowledge the disparity and […]

today14 — 10 32

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Ed Sheeran drop’s Bad Habit Amapiano Remix with Kooldrink

Global sensation Ed Sheeran joins the Amapiano wave The sound of Amapiano which was birthed in the townships of the Gauteng province has taken the London music scene by storm. The music of emancipation enjoyed by the youths of South Africa has recently become the inspiration for mainstream artists and tracks. Global sensation Ed Sheeran’s newly released single Bad Habits dropped an Amapiano remix yesterday featuring major South African pop […]

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Global AMApiano Conference

8th August 2021 | 5pm BST | 6pm CAT  Pieces Africa in collaboration with Kreative Korner and Drums Radio are proud to announce the first global Amapiano Conference.  With panels made up of the genres key contributors from South Africa & abroad they'll be speaking on the genre, where it’s going and the impact Amapiano has had on the general music space.  Panellists Include: Musa Keys, Kooldrink, Juls, Aymos, Phodii, Kevin Mwenye. DJ Kwamzy, Mr […]

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Tyla Getting Late …The Yano goes mainstream

Getting Late sensation, singer songwriter @tyla Seethal joins @Shomadjozi as the latest South African to sign a global recording deal with a major.  Following the success of her pop- tastic amapiano debut Getting Late, Tyla's signed to Sony Music sublabel Epic Records, home to megastars like DJ Khalid and Jennifer Hudson, through a joint venture with Fax Records  In the UK, Tyla will release through Since '93, another Sony Music joint venture headed […]

today26 — 05 14

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AMApiano – Export of a Mzansi movement

Unless you had been living under a rock, you couldn’t help but feel the creep of South Africa’s Townships latest musical export.  During the global shutdown the sound, which began as a slow creep through the African diaspora, steamrolled its way into the consciousness of the masses, generating column inches in mainstream publications around the world.   What we do know is that the Amapiano (Zulu for ‘the piano’) origin story […]

today25 — 05 9

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Black Coffee Asked to Play Amapiano!

Could Black Coffee be adding Amapiano to his dj sets? On a recent trip to Houston Texas, Black Coffee tweeted a friend asked him to play Amapiano during his set. It is not known if he did drop a few Amapiano bangers but his tweet seems to be aluding that he may be thinking about it!... Do you think he should play Amapiano ?? Comment below  

today28 — 02 23

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