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Its return to Cape Town and Johannesburg in March features Afrojack, Skrillex, Major League DJz, DBN Gogo

Ultra South Africa has shared the full line-up for its 2024 festival. Returning to Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town on 1st March and the Expo...

Mdu Aka TRP smiling in a corridor wearing a white beanie hat and green adidas sweater

DJ Maphorisa and Major League Djz led the drive to recognise the work of the genre figurehead

A number of amapiano artists have pledged money to genre figurehead Mdu Aka TRP, the producer credited as being behind the log drum sound that...

Photo of Bandile and Banele posing wearing black hats in front of a bright orange background

Major League Djz are taking the sound of amapiano into spaces that others cannot reach. The South African twins may not have been the first to start pioneering the genre, but they have picked up the mantle and run with it. DJ Mag’s Ria Hylton meets them at their temporary base in West London to talk about their history and effectively becoming amapiano’s global ambassadors

No one does house like South Africa, and in South Africa amapiano reigns supreme. To be sure, you’re unlikely to find SA deep house heads...

New amapiano documentary released by BBC Radio 1Xtra

The 25-minute show is available for streaming via BBC iPlayer

BBC Radio 1Xtra has shared a new documentary about amapiano music. 'This Is Amapiano' looks at the genre's rise from South Africa's townships to a...

Artist Lebo, Maniac017 and Mixrmoe are also down to play

Manchester's Pie Radio, one of the UK's leading youth-led stations which pulls an audience of more than 400,000, has announced a new Kings of Amapiano...