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10 Essential South African Love Songs to Set the Mood This Valentine's Day

Here are 10 songs from Mthunzi, Kwesta, Ami Faku, Berita and several others that you need to add to your playlist this Valentine's Day.

It's Valentine's Day. No matter how and where you plan on celebrating the occasion, we've compiled a playlist of 10 essential South African love songs to help you make sure the mood is set just right.

From Mthunzi's serenading Zulu lyrics to Kwesta's real-life wedding tribute and Ayanda Jiya's glorious anthem, there's a song here for everyone. Whether you're looking for a nostalgic jam to remember love lost or a powerful number to help you navigate a budding romance, we've got you covered.

And, if by the end of this playlist you're still searching for just a few more gems to add that (hopefully) growing playlist, you can also check out our African Love Songs playlist on Apple Music.

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Watch the Music Video for Dream Collaboration by Prince Kaybee, Shimza, Black Motion and Ami Faku

Three South African house heavyweights—Prince Kaybee, Shimza and Black Motion—connect with newcomer Ami Faku on 'Uwrongo.'

Prince Kaybee, Shimza and Black Motion are South African house royalty. Their new song "Uwrongo" is a dream collaboration come true.

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