Every week, we highlight the very best of South African music for your listening pleasure. Check out our selection of the best new South African songs you need to hear featuring music from MiCasa, Tellaman ft Alpha P, Heavy K, Stogie T, Malachi and more.
Tellaman ft Alpha P – Cross My Heart
Highly rated South African new age rap act, Tellaman returns with the remix to his hit single, “Cross My Heart”. On the remix, Tellaman has vocal assistance from Universal label mate – talented Nigerian singer, Alpha P. Watch the Chukwufumnaya Victor Ikems directed video which was shot on location in Nigeria below.
Heavy K ft. Natalia Mabaso – Uyeke
Prolific hit making producer Heavy K keeps up with his musical direction of recruiting female vocalists to supply rivetting vocals over his epic productions. On “Uyeke” Heavy K recruits Natalia Mabaso who hits all the right notes with her enchanting vocal ability. Listen to the impressive collaborative effort below.
Mi Casa ft AKA – Home Alone
Popular trio Mi Casa mark a decade in music with their long-awaited fifth album, “We Made It”. The group gave fans a taste of what to expect when they released, “Church Bells”, the first single off the album, in April 2020. “Sweet Wine” – the sophomore release off the album was outdoored just a few weeks ago. Our pick off the album is the single “Home Alone” which features the rap Super Mega himself AKA.
Kwiish SA ft De Mthuda – Level 4
Young Amapiano producer Kwiish SA has released a new single alongside raving De Mthuda titled “Level 4”. This single is yanked off his recently released EP dubbed “East Network”.
Shashl – Heart 2 Heart
South Africa-based Zimbabwean R&B songstress Ashleigh Moyo, popularly known as Shashl in music circles outdoors love themed pop tune titled “Heart 2 Heart”. The theme of the song is centred around intimacy and affection.
Craig Lucas – Happy
Craig Lucas, The Voice SA season two winner, showcases his electrifying vocals on newly released, “Happy”. The song is a follow-up from the singer’s hit, “Anti-sociable”. Speaking about “Happy”, Craig said on social media: “I really struggle with the concept of happiness. I understand it. I know it because I’ve been lucky enough to feel it at the most euphoric level. But it never lasts.”
B3nchmarq – GQ
South African rap duo, B3nchMarQ returns with a brand new single which was titled “GQ”. The single serves as their latest following the success of their “ASPEN 2” album and sees both lyricist brag different about their drip.
Stogie T ft. Nasty C – Dunno
SA Hip hop veteran Stogie T outdoors epic collaborative effort titled “Dunno” which features your favourite Zulu man Nasty C. The single was announced alongside the other single “Animals” featuring Benny The Butcher.
Afro Brotherz ft. Msanza, Mthokozisi, Lucky & Lucky Keyz – Mama Africa
Afro Brotherz remains one of the most highly rated South African producers with an impressive catalog of hit records.
“Mama Africa” is the second of two surprise releases by afrohouse production super-duo. The song is an ode to the continent of Africa and features Msanza, Mthokozisi, Lucky and Lucky Keyz.
Malachi – We Move
Gifted crooner Malachi of Johannesburg based hip hop/R&B duo Elizée & Malachi fame has released his first solo album which he titled “Wicked Romance”. “Wicked Romance” is a 9-track album with no features. R&B tune “We Move” is our pick off the album.