South African House Music has remained a popular genre in 2021 and would continue in 2022 despite the recent acceptance and dominance of Amapiano genre in the country. Some of the finest artistes in the South African music industry like Themba, Black Coffee, Prince Kaybee and Master KG are on the forefront on the SA House music.
The popularity of SA House music has been an excellent boost to the local music industry. The music genre has become one of the famous things about South Africa, recently. In neighbouring countries like Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, SA House music has become a fundamental resource in their music production. The genre has basically created its own path and is flourishing among fans.
In this article, we have explored the top South Africa House music songs that have trended in 2021. You may find one or two songs recorded in the previous year, but they were added because they remain highly popular among fans all over the industry.
Let us take a look at the best SA House songs so far in 2021. Keep scrolling to find your favourite artiste/song.
- Uthando by Prince Bulo ft. Q Twins
Teaming up with Q Twins, Prince Bulo recorded this fast-paced song to talk about relationships. The song is about the ups and downs, the amazement and the challenges we all face in human relationships.
- Shine Your Light by Master KG & David Guetta ft. Akon
One of the most popular SA house music songs so far, Shine Your Light sees Master KG uniting with universal pop stars Akon and David Guetta to record a song that became an instant hit. The song combines Afro-house vibes and rhythms with uplifting lyrics to deliver absolute ecstasy to the listener.
- Ngiyakhuza by Prince Bulo ft. Andiswa Live
Are you surprised Prince Bulo makes the list again? This is one song that millions of South Africans do actually relate to. The song is a protest against gender discrimination and violence in the country. It is a song that is different from others.
- WamiForever by Heavy K ft. Soulstar and Mo-T
WamiForever is a song that features Mo-T and Soulstar off Heavy K’s 2021 album. Mo-T’s part of the song is reminiscent to the trumpet lines he’s widely popular for in Mi Casa.
- Gcina Impilo Yami by DJ Cleo ft. Bucy Radebe
DJ Cleo who himself is a leading House music artiste teams up with uber-popular Christian artiste Bucy Radebe in this song which remains one of the best deliveries in the House music industry in 2021. The song is a remix of the gospel singer’s hit song Uzugcin’ Impilo Yam.
- Ebabayo by Prince Kaybee ft. Nokwazi
Teaming up with Nokwazi, Prince Kaybee again proves that he is one of the leading voices in house music. The track unleashes excellent rhythms and powerful beats in a collaboration that rivals anyone in the genre.
- I’m Fallin’ by Black Coffee ft. RY X
Released in 2020, the song remains one of the tracks gaining radio plays around the country. Off the album Subconsciously, it sees Black Coffee collaborating with Australian artiste RY X.
- Ngiyavuma by Prince Benza ft. Master KG and Miss Twaggy
Prince Benza is a renowned singer, songwriter and producer who featured artistes Miss Twaggy and Master KG in this sweet love song. Ngiyavuma is performed in zulu.
- Makazi by Busiswa ft. Mr JazziQ
Busiswa features popular South African artiste Mr JazziQ is this excellent track. In the song, Busiswa paid tribute to the SA heritage, portraying the role of a traditional healer.
- Time by Black Coffee ft. Cassie
Earning another place on this list of the best SA house music songs is renowned artiste Black Coffee who featured American R&B singer Cassie. The song attests to how versatile Black Coffee is and why he is so much of a big deal in the house genre.
- Mpumalanga by Prince Kaybee ft. LeboTheGreat
This song sees the combination of LeboTheGreat’s sensational vocals and Prince Kaybee’s layered production, delivering absolute ecstasy to the listener. The track is off The 4th Republic album by Prince Kaybee.
- Themba Lam by Master KG and Ghetto Kids ft. Mpumi and Prince Benza
Following the wide acceptance of Jerusalem, Master KG comes back with another hit Themba Lam which features Triplets Ghetto Kids from Uganda and Prince Benza. The video to the song was directed by Alidina, and the track is off the Ithemba Lam album.
- Yehla Moya by Prince Kaybee ft. Thalitha
The song sees Prince Kaybee making another appearance on this list with a fine song that has caught the attention of millions around the country and beyond. This hit song features Thalitha who does justice to the slow tempo. The track is a prayer to God.
- Ngisho by Heavy K ft. Ntunja
Heavy K incorporates his unique signature sound together with Amapiano in this excellent track. This song which features Ntunja might lead to a new genre that combines Amapiano and House music.
- Thandolwam Nguwe by Mr Brown ft. Makhadzi and Zanda Zakuza
The song is a love song performed in Zulu and Venda. In this song, Mr Brown collaborates with popular House artistea Zanda Zakuza and Makhadzi to deliver a song that has remained one of the best this year.
- Sekumnandi by Mpumi Mzobe ft. DJ SK
Released in 2020, the song is off the album Nompumelelo which is Mpumi Mzobe’s second. It is accompanied by a choreography led by Mpumi.
- Ngilimele by DJ Tira ft. Q Twins
Teaming up with former Idols SA candidates Q Twins, DJ Tira released this song off her Rockstar Forever album.
- Awuyazi Oyifunayo by Zanda Zakuza ft. Bongo Beats
Produced by Bong Beats, this song is a huge proof that Zanda Zakuza is easily one of the most prominent House music vocalists in South Africa
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