Best Amapiano DJ of 2020

Best Amapiano DJ of 2020

Best 2020 Amapiano DJs

2020 Best Amapiano DJ  : Amapiano was birthed about 4 years ago and it is a music genre in Africa, South Africa in particular. Amapiano producers and DJ’s added plentifully to the growth of the house music.

The new music genre is claimed to a fusion of deep house, jazz and lounge music, a touch of piano sound and also Kwaito bass lines of 1990s house rhythms.

The new genre has it’s cultural origins from Gauteng, South Africa. The instruments which amapiano producers and DJs use include; drum, Piano, a synthesizer for low tempo beats.

Best Amapiano DJ & Producers of 2020

Currently, producers and other house DJs are now working on themselves to blend into the new tune because of the fact that amapiano has been recognized in the nation’s entertainment industry.

Also, amapiano musics are available and streaming platforms like Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music.

Most common places to find Amapiano Djs are Youtube live streams, Facebook videos, Twitter and then Instagram.

Without doubts, there are Amapiano producers and DJs, who would’nt be left out when we talk about the growth relevance of the new genre.

These talented personnel now transform jazzy and other low-tempo into piano tracks.

Here we are focused on reviewing the best DJs and producers depending on fans view on Youtube.

Some of the artistes to see include; DJ Maphorisa, DJ Ganyani, Sun-El Musician, Jazzidisciples, Vigro Deep, MajorLeagueDjz and Kabza De Small.

Though there are other numerous Djs that also make good songs out of the amapiano music.

However, it is believed that Kabza De Small and Dj Maphorisa are the kings of Amapiano with their unstoppable Amapiano Scorpion Kings Live Mix Sessions.

Amapiano DJs & Producers

Below we have the top Amapiano DJs that have improved the course of amapiano movement.

  1. DJ Maphorisa
  2. DJ Sumbody
  3. DJ Ace
  4. DJ Naves
  5. DJ Cleo
  6. DJ Vetkuk
  7. Oskido
  8. Shuffle Muzik
  9. DJ Sox
  10. Dukesoul (Blessed Memory 1989 -2016)

DJ Maphorisa

As expected, this is top of our list, his real name is Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe and he is a producer and a DJ.

He is a very reputable figure in African entertainment, music in particular.

He has done lots of work with some other African artistes and even beyond, some of the artites he has worked with include Kwesta, Wizkid, Runtown, Major Lazer, Drake, Uhuru, Black Coffee and the list goes on.

Maphorisa is currently signed to his own label, BlaqBoy Music.

DJ Maphorisa songs 

Some of the songs he has done with Runtown include; The Banger and Omalicha Nwa.

He also has worked closely with Kwesta on; Ngud, Mayibabo and Afro Trap.

Mafikizolo worked with the Dj on; Khona, Kucheza and Love Portion.

And the list continues,

Some of his Collaborative Albums include

  • Scorpion King Live At Sun Arena (with Kabza De Small)
  • Scorpion King EP (with Kabza De Small)
  • Once upon a time in a lockdown (with kabza de small)
  • The Return of Scorpion Kings (with Kabza De Small)

DJ Cleo

His real name is Tlou Cleopas Monyepao and he is a known South African Kwaito and afro House mixer and producer. The producer was born on 24th of December 1979 in a village, Vosloorus, in Gauteng South Africa.

He is the founder and pioneer of Will Of Steel Productions.

Cleo is a renowned South African DJ, a music producer, and also doubles as a song writer. He specializes on afro house and kwaito.


  1. Es’khaleni
  2. Es’khaleni Ext 2
  3. Es’khaleni  Zone 3
  4. Es’khaleni Phase 4
  5. Es’khaleni Unit 5
  6. Es’khaleni 6
  7. Es’khaleni 7

DJ Ace

This is another young but good piano DJ, his real name is Arsal Çağlar aka DJ Ace. He is a  Zürich, Switzerland, and popular house producer.

He is 46 years, born in 1974. He specializes in Dance or Electronic, Hip-Hop and Rap.

The SA raised artiste is currently singed with Record labels like; Ace Records, MUVE, My Music, TEAM NO SLEEP, INDEPENDENT ARTIST, ACE Artur Czyżyński.

His songs include;

  • Mr. Perfect
  • Half A Brick
  • Train to Jozi
  • Road to Gugulethu
  • Slow Jam Is the Future
  • Nothing but the Beat
  • Podatek od sławy
  • Mr. & Mrs. Perfect
  • Major One
  • Amnesia / Amnezja


Oscar Sibonginkosi Mdlongwa is the biological name for the artiste known as Oskid.

The emcee is a South African DJ, music producer, artist, and also doubles as a businessman.

He boasts of over 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry.

Oskido is a popular figure and one of the starters of the South African music industry.

He was born on the 23rd of  November 1967, pinning his age at 52 years.

Oskido is currently married with kids: (Naledi Mdongwa, Mandy Mdlongwa, Bass Mdlongwa).

His music label is Kalawa Jazmee Records.

Oskido Compilations

  • Mixmaster Vol. 1
  • Big Jam Vol. 1 & 2
  • Brothers of Peace (with Christos and Don Laka)
  • Brothers of Peace: Traffic Cop
  • Brothers of Peace: King of Kwaito Uyagawula
  • Oscar Warona: Mother Paka
  • Brothers of Peace: Sphithiphithi
  • Brothers of Peace: Project A
  • Oscar Warona: Godzilla
  • Church Grooves Vol. 1–10
  • Brothers of Peace: Project B
  • Brothers of Peace: Project C (Zabalaza – The Struggle)
  • Brothers of Peace:Project D
  • Oskido I Believe 2013
  • Akhiwe

DJ Sumbody

Sumbody is a South African Dj who became known at the wake of the amapiano music.

He was born in Pretoria South Africa.

The amapiano artistes has featured a hand full of other artistes like Dj Tira, Cassper Nyovest etc in his amapiano tracks.

Stay tuned to Hiphopafrika for more amapiano news updates.