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Top 10 Greatest SA Musicians Of All Time

Here is a continuation of top Top 10 Greatest SA Musicians Of All Time who has pushed the envelope and pushed the SA music industry forward!

6.Black Coffee

Black Coffee is no doubt South Africa’s second biggest SA music export internationally. Black Coffee is renowned world over for music with the likes of Drake, David Guetta and more! Black Coffee began his career around 1994 and has released five albums as well as a live DVD. He has won awards like “Breakthrough DJ of the Year” award at the DJ Awards in Ibiza andBET Award for Best International Act: Africa


7.Mandoza

SA Mourns the Loss of a Kwaito Legend Mandoza
SA Mourns the Loss of a Kwaito Legend Mandoza

Mandoza, was a South African kwaito musician. Known for his hit singles such as Nkalakatha, Tornado, Sgelekeqe, Ngalabesi, Godoba and Indoda which topped the charts in South Africa and all over the African continent, his second album Nkalakatha released in 2000 became the biggest selling album in his career selling 350 000 units which made him a big African celebrity and a Kwaito multi-platinum selling artist to have come out of the African continent.

8.Zola

Zola Takes A Moment To Honour Mam' Busi Mhlongo2
Zola Takes A Moment To Honour Mam’ Busi Mhlongo2

Bonginkosi “Zola” Dlamini is a South African musician, poet, actor and presenter. He has enjoyed great success as a Kwaito superstar, and is probably one of the most popular Kwaito artists in the country.

9.Arthur Mafokate

Arthur Mafokate
Arthur Mafokate

Arthur Mafokate is a South African kwaito musician and producer. In 1994 he released his debut album titled Windy Windy with the hit track Amagents Ayaphanda. Mafokate, credited as the King of Kwaito, was the first artist to win the South African Music Awards category of The Song Of The Year as voted for by the public. He was recognised for his contribution to this new generation of music at the 2007 FNB South African Music Awards

10. Miriam Makeba

Zenzile Miriam Makeba, nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil-rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa.

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