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8 New South African Artists That Came To The Music Industry With A Bang 2020

8 New South African Artists That Came To The Music Industry With A Bang 2020. The South African music industry has been giving us some gems.

The South African music industry has been giving us some gems. The new musicians came with a bang. Some artists from 2019 have given us great music, hence they have a promising career after lockdown. These artists have given great features and great albums of their own. These are some of the artists that came into the music industry with a bang:


Rethabile made her mark in the music scene when she was featured in DJ Zinhle’s chart topping ‘Umlilo’, featuring Mvzzle. She has been at the forefront of the public when she entered in season 8 and season 9 of ‘Idols SA’. She has also been a fan of music as she was the backing vocalist for her mother, the legendary Winnie Khumalo.

Jay Em

Jay Em is a duo of brothers that has come to the music scene with a different sound of house music. The two brothers infuse deep house and United Kingdom garage with touches of soul, Jazz and RnB. They have featured artists such as J’Something and YoungstaCPT.

Vigro Deep

Vigro Deep has become the new name in the amapiano space for quite a while. Under the guidance of DJ Buckz and Oskido, the music producer has been getting the bag.

Costa Titch

Costa Titch has been breaking out in the South African hip hop industry. The star made a bang when he came out with ‘Nkalakatha’, the track received features from greats Riky Rick and AKA.


Elaine is one artist that has solidified her support base. The songstress has gained a large following with her no feature album. The singer did it with no record label, she also got a young shout out from United States of America media personality Joe Budden.


Focalistic has been rippling the music scene with her ability to rhyme over Amapiano beats. She has also been able to work with huge acts such as Emtee and Cassper Nyovest, she also did an EP with Major League DJz.

Ami Faku

Ami Faku has become a name that is largely recognised by many homes in South Africa. After she was on ‘The Voice South Africa’, she has featured with many artists such as DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small, and Prince Kaybee, Shimza and Black Motion.

Sha Sha

Sha Sha has been in the South African music scene for quite some time. However, she had her large following in 2019 when she started being featured on Amapiano tracks with DJ Maphorisa and songs such as Samthing Soweto’s ‘Akulaleki’.

Ayanda Jiya

Ayanda Jiya came into the industry with her one of the greatest vocals in South Africa. The RnB singer has featured with some of the best musicians such Stogie T, Lady Zamar and A-Reece.

by Alexandra Ramaite

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