An illustration showing pictures of (from left) Cassper Nyovest, Babes Wodumo, M’du Masilela, Tyla, and Black Coffee.

OkayAfrica takes a look at some of the defining moments and players in South Africa’s music scene in the last 30 years.

Photo Credits: (From left) Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images for BET; Rajesh Jantilal/The Times/Gallo Images/Getty Images; Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images via Getty Images; Taylor Hill/WireImage via Getty Images; Noam Galai/Getty Images for Netflix | Illustration by Srika Poruri for OkayAfrica.

The Last 30 Years of South African Music

As South Africa commemorates the 30th anniversary of democracy, OkayAfrica takes a look at the sounds that have defined every decade since 1994.