Top Amapiano Artists And Dj

Top Amapiano Artists And Dj

Top Amapiano Artists And Dj

Amapiano, birthed in the year 2012 blasting through the streets of south Africa. Ever since then, the unique sound which is a mash up of many genres has proven it has come to stay by becoming not only a big sensation in south Africa, but all over the world. People has come to fall in love with the distinct sound and it is no surprise, as the beat is nothing short of energetic and absolutely splendid.

However, despite the massive popularity Amapiano has amassed for itself, let’s not forget to give the due recognition to artist in south Africa that has contributed their quota in bringing the Amapiano sound to the frontier. These legendary artists has pioneered the genre and proven to many, time and time again that they have gained the right to be considered the top artists of the Amapiano sound, with their music and beats blasting through across the continent.

The Top Amapiano artists for the year 2022 are:


Kabza De small has given himself the title ‘King’ of Amapiano with his hit track ‘I am King Of Amapiano ‘ and has shown without remorse that he deserves that crown. He has carried the progress of the genre on his back for many years and one of the top pioneers of the genre. Kabza De small, without mincing words, truly the king in the Amapiano arena.

Teaming up with another Amapiano legend, one who has time and time again created wonders with the Amapiano sound, DJ Maphorisa. The scorpion Kings was a hit Amapiano album with over 10million views on online streams. The pair has been inseparable ever since and has made a significant contribution to Amapiano music over the years.
Mfana Thupa aka Busta 929, was born in the south African city of Midrand in the Gaunteng Province. He is another Amapiano DJ worthy of recognition. He knows how to capture and hold the attention of his audience making them lost to the beat of the sound. He has dominated the airwaves countless times with hits like ‘Umsebenzi Wethu EP ‘ and ‘Undisputed ‘. The fans have fallen under his enchanted spell of Amapiano beat.

Young Stunna

Young Stunna has definitely left the world stunned. Appearing out of nowhere under the wings of Kabza De small and DJ Maphorisa, this artist has gone on to become one of the biggest artist of the year. His debut album ‘Notumato’ has gone ahead to become a chart topper, his music ‘Adiwele’ is the most played song on the south African radio.


De Mthuda, a Mzansi DJ and producer is a full packaged all round hit maker. It comes easy to him. Mthuda is one of the most consistent producer in the Amapiano scene. He has collaborated with top artists and continues to make big waves for himself.


The major league DJz have maintained their status as one of the most entertaining hit makers in the country. Following a successful tour in the early years of 2022, the talented duo continues to hold the title of the undisputed champions.

The Amapiano sound is one that without further ado, a power force on its one and many has tapped into that uniqueness.