DJ Lag has shared details of his debut album, 'Meeting With The King'.
Due out in November, the 15-track album sees the producer team up with a number of artists from his native South Africa, collaborating with representatives from the gqom and amapiano scenes. Sinjin Hawke also features on one track.
Lag has also shared the first of three songs to emerge ahead of the album's release, in the form of lead cut 'Lucifer', which features amapiano vocalist Lady Du. The track, which you can check out below, is out now via Black Major and Lag's own Ice Drop imprint.
Amapiano artist Mr JazzIQ has shared a video for his new single, 'Woza'.
The clip, which you can watch below, is dedicated to the late amapiano artist Mpiru and Killer Kau, who were tragically killed in a car accident in South Africa earlier this month.
Amapiano artists Mpura and Killer Kau have died after being involved in a car accident while travelling en route to a concert in Rustenburg, South Africa on 7th August.
Early reports from the incident claimed another of the scene's brightest stars, Kabza De Small, had also been killed, but the artist took to Twitter to confirm this was inaccurate.
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 event, with Major League DJz headlining the bill on Friday 20th August.
NTS has announced a new amapiano compilation, showcasing new music from the prominent South African subcultural scene. 'Amapiano Now' will land on 23rd July.
The release runs to no less than 17 tracks. Genre stalwarts Mr JazziQ, Vigro Deep, and Caltonic SA all feature, as does legendary producer DBN Gogo, who appears twice via collaborations with Dinho and Musa Keys.
Manchester’s Pie Radio has announced an Afrobeats v Amapiano day party for summer.
After hosting an online Afrobeat v Amapiano clash during lockdown, independent, youth-led Manchester radio station, Pie Radio, has revealed details of an 11-hour day party taking place at the city's BEC Arena.