5 South African Artists Every Music Fan Needs To Hear Before They Die

An eclectic mix of dance, pop, and jazz from the rainbow nation hand-picked by Nozinja.

This is Nozinja. In South Africa, he’s a living legend.


Warp Records.

He’s the originator or Shangaan Electro, a doubletime style of dance music that infuses traditional South African disco with neon synth grooves.






Nozinja says: Mafikizolo is a duo of a lady and a gentleman [Nhlanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe]. They make very vibrant afro pop that mixes the old and the new, traditional african music and electronic house. When I’m at home, they’re all I listen to.


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