South Africans have been dominating music charts in Africa for years! Sho Madjozi and Sjava are BET award winners who have shown us over and over that anything is possible! See the 10 Biggest South African Musicians In 2019 list below
1. AKA – (BET Nomination, Platinum album, Chart topping singles)
Kiernan Jarryd Forbes known professionally as AKA, is a South African rapper, songwriter, record producer, singer and entrepreneur. Born and raised in Cape Town, Western Cape, Forbes gained significance after releasing his single “Victory Lap” which was released for his debut album, Alter Ego
2. Prince Kaybee (Chart topping singles like Gugulethu, Fetch Your Life)
Born Kabelo Motsamai, Prince Kaybee hails from Senekal in the Free State, the house music producer who doubles as a DJ burst on to the music scene when he took part in, and won, the second season of popular SABC1 talent search programme “1’s and 2’s”.
3.Nasty C (Chart topping single with SMA and brand influence)
Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo, known professionally as Nasty C. Is a South African rapper, songwriter and record producer.
4. Sho Madjozi (BET Award)
Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif, known professionally as Sho Madjozi, is a South African rapper, singer, songwriter, actress and poet. Regarded as one of the best performers in Africa. Madjozi incorporates the Tsonga culture through her music and public image.
5. Sjava (BET Award)
Jabulani Hadebe, better known by his stage name Sjava is a South African award-winning recording artist and actor from Johannesburg, South Africa. He is currently signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment.