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Gaba Cannal Enlists Busiswa in New Amapiano Banger ‘Umhlaba Wonke’

Listen to Gaba Cannal and Busiswa's new collaboration 'Umhlaba Wonke.'

Busiswa has achieved longevity in the South African music scene because of her ability to shapeshift and adapt to the country's ever-changing music climate.

While in the last few years she became synonymous to gqom when the genre was at its peak, the artist has been appearing on amapiano songs sounding like money.


"Umhlaba Wonke" by the producer Gaba Cannal is the latest amapiano song Busiswa has appeared in, and she doesn't only sound at home, but she dominates it with her lively personality and poise in her delivery and writing.

"Umhlaba Wonke" is a soulful song that's built on lush pads and the customary bassline you hear on most amapiano songs. Mellow keys and subtle synths contribute to the richness of the production.

Gaba Cannal is one of the country's most respected young producers and he has forged a path and built a name for himself in the country's music scene especially deep house and recently amapiano.

"Umhlaba Wonke" is one of the first amapiano songs of 2020 after the subgenre had a massive year in 2019 and dominated dancefloors across the country. It might be January, but it's still summer, so amapiano still has a place in your playlist.

Stream "Umhlaba Wonke" below and download the song here.

Gaba Cannal Feat. Busiswa - Umhlaba Wonke (Main Mix) youtu.be

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Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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