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Listen to DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small’s Collaborative Single 'Scorpion Kings' featuring Kaybee Sax

DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small connect on 'Scorpion Kings.'

DJ Maphorisa is a serial collaborator—having worked with most of your faves from Wizkid, Drake, Mlindo The Vocalist and a lot more. His latest collaborative single is the song "Scorpion Kings," in which he works with prominent amapiano producer Kabza De Small. The hypnotic song features Kaybee Sax, who laces the gloomy instrumental with mysterious dilatory vocals. Some eerie ululations contribute to the song's mystery.


"Scorpion Kings" is a highly anticipated collaboration between an OG in the house and dance music scene in South Africa and a promising newcomer. Kabza De Small is among the plethora of DJs and producers who have contributed to the success of the new house subgenre amapiano, which is believed to originate in Pretoria.

Listen to "Scorpion Kings" below:

DJ Maphorisa x Kabza De Small - Scorpion Kings (feat. Kaybee Sax) www.youtube.com

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