Top 10 SA songs that released in March

Published by Ntsika Novoyi

The first quarter of 2021 has just passed and with the hundreds of songs that were released in March, we thought it’d be interesting to rank the top 10 SA songs of March.

March: The month of the hip-hop takeover

Although other genres like R&B and amapiano gifted the nation with some brilliant music, it was the hip-hop scene that dominated the month of April.

However, we tried our best to keep things fair in our final verdicts basing the songs on their production quality, the impact they had in the music scene, and of course the message we received from the track.

10. Lotus – burningforestboy

This soft R&B track by the mysterious singer, burningforestboy, takes you on a journey following two lovers as they go through their ups and downs in their rough relationship.

The beat creates a dark environment with weird eerie sounds bouncing off the bass chords while the singer’s voice echoes throughout the song.

9. Laqhasha – Emtee FT Flash Ikumkani and Lolli Native

Emtee the hustler released this hoping to stir up hype for his heavily anticipated Logan album scheduled to release in April.

The song has Emtee doing what he knows best, and that’s creating the catchiest hooks with Flash Ikumkani and Lolli Native assisting the rapper creating this beautiful gem.

8. Khuza Gogo – DBN Gogo, Blaqnick and Masterblaq FT Mpura, M.J and Ama Avenger

With the success of her 2020 hit single titled Dakiwe, DBN Gogo returned with a bang, teaming up with Blaqnick and Masterblaq to release another banger for the track Khuza Gogo.

Having M.J and Ama Avenger assist the amapiano producers, they all created a fun and exciting house song just in time for the Easter weekend.

7. Ammo – Shane Eagle FT YoungstaCPT

Shane Eagle kept proving why he’s remained one of the top lyricists in the game after the release of his hit single Ammo.

Alongside Capetonian giant YoungstaCPT, the two released a hard hip-hop joint with YoungstaCPT creating the explosive yet catchy chorus for the song and the two display their impressive lyrical abilities.

6. Woza – Mr JazziQ FT Lady Du, Kabza De Small and Boohle

Mr JazziQ keeps collecting only W’s after his impressive run of releasing some of the best Amapiano music in the nation, and with the aid of Kabza Woza was destined to be a banger.

The track uses the two talented singers in Lady Du and Boohle all creating an exhilarating house jam that is sure to get the clubs pumping the second it starts playing.

5. Mntase – Dr Peppa ft Blxckie, Aux Cable, Chang Cello and Lord Script

Dr Peppa released yet another hit, teaming up with the young hip-hop kids of the new wave producing one of the most viral tracks in South Africa.

The track has multiple talents all having fun on the hard 808s and heavy bass while the main man Blxckie stole the show with his catchy chorus.

4. Bravo – A-Reece ft. Stogie T and BeloSalo

Today’s Tragedy, Tomorrow’s Memory by Reece was filled with the best hip-hop the nation had seen in years, elevating the rapper to an even higher level as a musician.

Bravo introduced us to the brilliant singer BeloSalo while Reece and Stogie T flexed their lyrical and storytelling ability over the beautifully sampled beat.

3. A Reminder To You – Priddy Ugly

Priddy released one of the most powerful songs of the year getting a lot off his frustrated chest.

He uses the song to air out problems the country faces when it comes to the issue of the corrupt government, greedy music labels, the poverty-stricken neighborhoods, and the failing youth systems.

This song is a true wake-up call to the nation and Priddy bodied the boom bap beat.

2. Nkulunkulu – Kamo Mphela

Kamo returned the music scene with the release of her anticipated single Nkulunkulu blowing up the house scene over just a single weekend.

The famous dancer used the song to send a prayer to God for everything she’s achieved and wants over a bumpy amapiano beat that could get anybody off their couch and start dancing.

1. Hibachi – A-Reece

This song displays the true ability of Reece’s incredible talent in his creative wordplay and his lyrical genius.

This is displayed in his first famous lyrics “Yo my sh*t don’t fit the same I’m gaining body weight because I was on the beef diet turning rappers into hibachi steak”.

Reece graces the beautifully sampled beat, continuing to engage with the listener and to tell his fascinating life story leaving the listener astounded at the end of it all.

We hope you agree with our picks for the 10 SA songs that were released and we can’t wait to see what music South Africa will be receiving in April.

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