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The Best Amapiano Songs Right Now

Featuring Kamo Mphela, Kabza De Small, Sam Deep, DBN Gogo, Felo Le Tee and more

Here are the new amapiano songs and music videos that caught our attention this month. Read ahead below for the latest hits and noteworthy tracks from the South African electronic genre taking the world by storm.

Kamo Mphela, Khalil Harrison & Tyler ICU "Dalie" feat. Baby S.O.N

Dancer-turned-musician extraordinaire Kamo Mphela finally released her long-awaited viral track “Dalie,” featuring Khalil Harrison, Tyler ICU and Baby S.O.N. The thumper, charged with its dance challenge, topped the charts within a few days of release and had amassed over 3 million views.

Sam Deep 'Imali Ye Ntwana'

With his debut album, Imali Ye Ntwana, renowned producer/DJ Sam Deep enters a new era in his career. Since his first release in 2021, the Soweto-born maestro has carved out a distinct signature sound through a string of EPs and singles. “I lean more to the soulful side of the music,” he mentioned on the album liner notes. To bring his soulful messaging to life, he enlisted acclaimed vocalists Njelic, Aymos, Daliwonga, Nomfundo Moh, MaWhoo, Murumba Pitch, Eemoh, Sino Msolo, Malemon, Fake Love and more.

Kabza De Small x Mthunzi “Isimo”

The “King of Amapiano” Kabza De Small collaborates with Afropop/soul vocalist Mthunzi on their new EP Isimo. The inventive and pioneering DJ explores other sounds, such as Afro-tech and 3Step — fusing them into his world-renowned production style. The soulful-leaning project is the duo’s deep exploration of spirituality and love.

Felo Le Tee “Yini Ngathi”

In the past few weeks, “66” hitmaker Felo Le Tee released a three-track bundle. The title track, “Yini Ngathi,” with burgeoning vocalist LeeMcKrazy and Keynote has steadily gained momentum and is poised to be a significant hit this coming festive season.

DJ Stokie x Eemoh “Masithokoze”

Revered producer DJ Stokie teams up with buzzing vocalist Eemoh on his latest single, “Masithokoze.” The track's title is borrowed from Mafikizolo’s 2008 hit, whose hook is also interpolated in this new rendition.

DBN Gogo, Benny Benassi & Thuto The Human “SAdesFakSHen”

Over 20 years after the release of the original, DBN Gogo and Thuto The Human reimagine Benny Benassi’s bonafide 2022 hit “Satisfaction.” The two producers give the track a big room, hard-hitting piano spin using the song’s iconic vocals. The track is the first release of the year from the superstar DJ — she’s only been a guest feature on several singles.

Dj Tshegu x Focalistic "Tiya Mfana (Mzokwana)" feat. Sims Noreng 

A few weeks after the release of her debut single, ascending producer DJ Tshegu re-releases the track with vocals from superstar Focalistic. Even before release, the track and the dance routine had TikTok users in a frenzy, with many trying to learn the lyrics.