Hark all Amapiano fans: NTS is putting out a 17-track amapiano compilation featuring previously unreleased tracks from a combination of Amapiano stalwarts and rising stars.
‘Amapiano Now’ will be released on July 23.
The lead single chosen to announce the release is an eight-minute epic from Gaba Cannal (pictured), ‘Shona Le’.
‘Amapiano Now’ features artists like King Jazz, Mr JazziQ, Kamo Mphela, DBN Gogo, Vigro Deep and many many more.
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The compilation has been put together by Shannen SP, the London-based DJ and co-curator of the monthly Corsica Studios night ø alongside Kode9, and Joe Cotch, founder of music brand Cotch International, in collaboration with NTS.
Listen to ‘Shona Le’ and check out the full compilation tracklist below.
1. Caltonic SA ft. DJ Buckz, Thabz Le Madonga — Super Star
2. DBN Gogo & Musa Keys & Dinho (ft Koek Sister, Optimist Music SA, Makhanj & Lebza TheVillain) — Possible
3. Alfa Kat & TidoSoul — Sip Sip
4. MachiinaSA — James Bond
5. Gaba Cannal ft. E_Clips Mzansi — Shona Le
6. King Jazz — Lockdown
7. Teno Afrika — Power Station
8. MaWhoo ft. DJ Obza & Bongo Beats — Mswapheni
9. Kamo Mphela — Thula Thula
10. Mr JazziQ & Mphow69 — Stuff Room
11. Vigro Deep — Groove
12. Unlimited Soul — Utlwa
13. DBN Gogo & Felo Le Tee — Shuck n Jive
14. Entity MusiQ — 10111
15. DJ Nasty KG & VinoSA ft Teedo — Imali
16. Eminent Boyz & Sisters On Vocal — Mabena
17. Vusinator — It’s Never Too Late
Jemima Skala is Mixmag’s Weekend Editor. Follow her on Twitter
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