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The 15 Best South African Summer Songs of 2018

These are the hits South Africans will be losing their morals to this December.

In summer, especially the month of December, South Africa becomes something else.

December (or should we say Dezemba) is a lifestyle of some sort, where people forget about their troubles, work… pretty much everything and become shamelessly hedonistic—and we are totally here for that.

But there's nothing that makes Dezemba more memorable than the songs of the summer. It's those songs that are a permanent fixture on every South African's playlist as they take a break from a long and stressful year (2018 has been a lot!).

Below, we list some songs that have potential to be the soundtrack to December in South Africa. Some have already picked up in the past few months, while others are teeming with potential.

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Listen to Skwatta Kamp’s New Song ‘Mama Akekho’ Featuring Assessa and Payseen

New Skwatta featuring Assessa and Payseen.

South African legendary hip-hop crew Skwatta Kamp have a new single. Titled "Mama Akekho," the song features the rapper Assessa and the singer Payseen.

In the spirit of summer, the song is light-hearted with the rappers talking about throwing a party, as mama isn't home. This is the kind of song you'd expect from a crew that has, in previous years, dropped songs like "Summer Song," "Feel Like Dancing" and "Ekasi."

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Mr Eazi, Duncan Mighty, Afro B & Mayorkun Join DJ Neptune On 'Tear Rubber' Remix

Listen to the "All Star Remix" now.

"Tear Rubber," one of the standouts from DJ Neptune's latest album, Greatness, gets a big remix that'll jump start your week.

The track, which originally featured Mayorkun, now gets a massive revisit featuring Mr Eazi, Duncan Mighty and Afro B.

All three are potent additions to this laid-back and addictive Young John-produced track which was already getting a lot of spins.

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