One of the largest music industries in all of Africa is found in Mzansi. Artists from all over the nation travel to one location to take over the scene with their sound and message. Some continue on to spread their influence throughout the world, not just in KZN’s borders. So, in this video we wll look at 11 Limpopo artists who changed South African music. But before we start, do subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content like this.
Here are 11 Limpopo Artists who changed SA Music
1. Sho Madjozi
Sho Madjozi is a name that almost everyone in Mzansi, Africa, and other areas of the world is familiar with. The actor, poet, rapper, singer, and songwriter has made a name for herself as one of South Africa’s top performers. She is well-known for both her debut studio album, “Limpopo Champions League,” and the award-winning, viral smash song “John Cena.”
2. Dr Tumi
One of the most well-known musicians in the gospel genre is the gospel vocalist Dr. Tumi. The Limpopo artist has spread Mzansi Gospel over the world and received numerous honors for his songs. Dr. Tumi has continued to practice medicine despite his popularity in the music industry. Additionally, he has made significant record sales in the nation.
3. Master KG
Moagi Kgaogelo A musician and music producer from South Africa is called Master KG. His CD Skeleton Move was well received, winning the African Electro category of the AFRIMMA Award for Best Artist/Group. He is also credited with creating the “Balobedu” dance. With Nomcebo Zikode, his song “Jerusalema” gained international fame in 2020 after becoming viral online. Master KG has carved out a name for himself with songs like Waya Waya, Skeleton Move, and Limpopo in addition to his international hit track Jerusalema. He is one of the artists now making Mzansi proud.
4. King Monada is one of the famous Limpopo Artists
One of the hardest-working musicians to come out of Limpopo is King Monada. The Mzansi star became well-known after his song “Ska Bhora Moreki” was released in 2016. His singing in the Khelobedu Pedi languages has earned him fame. Along with releasing popular songs like “Malwedhe,” “Idibala,” and “No Ties,” he has also received other accolades.
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Since he first appeared on the South African music scene years ago, SA hip-hop artist Papzito has amassed a sizable following base. He received outstanding recognition for his efforts to SA Hip Hop in 2017 when he won the SATMA for Best Vernacular Hip Hop. Additionally, he is recognized as the sole ruler of pedi rap. His releases include “Mokibelo,” which features iFani, “Maatla,” “Bashemane,” and others.
6. Candy Tsa Mandebele
Since she was fourteen years old, Mzansi singer, songwriter, and actor has been performing. In 1993, she started working as a songwriter. She is also renowned for her Khelobedu language singing. Her critically acclaimed debut album “Siki (Five Cents)” produced the number-one single “Baile” in addition to other hits. She is regarded as one of Limpopo’s most popular performers.
7. DJ Da Capo
DJ Da Capo is a self-taught producer and DJ of house music. He is renowned for having a special sense of good music, which has inspired him to write incredible tunes. He inked a contract with the well-known DJ and producer Nick Holder’s Toronto-based record label DNH Records.
8. Winnie Mashaba
One of the most well-known gospel performers to come out of South Africa is Winnie Mashaba. Following her audition for Solly Moholo, she had her first break. With the release of her debut album “Exodus 20” in 2000, she cemented her position in the Gospel music business. Since then, she has put out a number of more albums and songs and has taken home numerous honors, including SAMA, SAGA, and Metro FM Music Awards.
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11. Benny Mayengani
Benney Skheto Baloyi, also known as Benny Mayengani, gained notoriety when his debut album “Tiba Ben” was released in 2011. Since then, the Xitsonga singer has grown a sizable following base. Benny had a total of 10 studio albums out as of 2019. He has received numerous honors, including the “LIMA for Best Male Artist,” “Best Xitsonga Collaboration,” and “Best Xitsonga Popular Song of the Year.”