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The 12 Best South African Songs of the Month (April)

Featuring Lloyiso, TOSS, A-Reece, Kabza De Small, Mellow & Sleazy, and more.

Here are the South African songs and music videos that caught our attention this month.

For more of the best music, check out our Ghanaian, South African and East African music lists here and tap in for our weekly Songs You Need to Hear roundup.

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The 9 Best South African Songs of the Month (March)

Featuring Uncle Waffles, Daliwonga, DBN Gogo, Pabi Cooper, Busiswa, Master KG and more.

Here are the South African songs and music videos that caught our attention this month.

For more of the best African music, check out our Best of the Month music lists and tap in for our weekly Songs You Need to Hear roundup.

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The 8 Best South African Songs of the Month (February)

Featuring Nasty C, Blxckie, Makhadzi, DBN Gogo, and more.

Come Meet DJ Lag, the King of Gqom

After a decade making waves in electronic music, the Gqom pioneer finally released his blockbuster debut album. He speaks to OkayAfrica about his early life, the album's inspirations and creation, and the possibilities for South African music.

The 20 Best South African Songs of 2021

Amapiano continued its domination through 2021, topping local playlists and finding fans beyond the country’s borders too.

DJ Neptune Summons Lojay & Zlatan to Be Your 'Only Fan'

The Nigerian DJ is giving teasers from his forthcoming album, Greatness 2.0, which will feature a truly all-star cast of African talent.

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The 5 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Wande Coal, Kwesi Arthur x Medikal, Reekado Banks, Stiff Pap x Petite Noir and more.