Who started Deep House music in South Africa?

Who started Deep House music in South Africa?

Who started Deep House music in South Africa? House music can be traced back to the mid-1980s in South Africa. While house music originated in Chicago, Illinois, its influence traveled globe and reached South Africa. However, it was a group of DJs and producers known as the “Soul Brothers” who helped popularize house music in South Africa.

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Soul Brothers, which included DJs such as Vinny Da Vinci, DJ Christos, and DJ Fresh, among others, began experimenting with house music. They were instrumental in bringing the genre to South African audiences and encouraging its development. They contributed to the development of a flourishing house music culture in the country with their DJ sets, radio shows, and record labels.

Other renowned South African artists and DJs, like Oskido, Black Coffee, and Culoe De Song, have also played important roles in defining and extending the South African house music scene. Their talents have helped to establish South Africa as a regional and international centre for house music.

Here is a list of 15 hit songs from South African house music:

1. “Jerusalema” – Master KG ft. Nomcebo Zikode
2. “Skeleton Move” – Master KG ft. Zanda Zakuza
3. “Banomoya” – Prince Kaybee ft. Busiswa & TNS
4. “Ngud'” – Kwesta ft. Cassper Nyovest
5. “Love You Tonight” – MFR Souls ft. DJ Maphorisa, Sha Sha, Kabza De Small
6. “Vula Vala” – DJ Maphorisa & Kabza De Small ft. Nokwazi & Vigro Deep
7. “Happiness” – Mafikizolo ft. Uhuru
8. “Omunye” – Distruction Boyz ft. Benny Maverick & Dladla Mshunqisi
9. “Wena” – Heavy-K ft. Mpumi
10. “My Dali” – TNS ft. Indlovukazi
11. “Inde” – Heavy-K ft. Bucie & Nokwazi
12. “Ngeke” – DJ Tira ft. Mampintsha
13. “We Dance Again” – Black Coffee ft. Nakhane Toure
14. “Kuyavela” – DJ Ganyani ft. FB
15. “Zanda Zakuza” – Head to Toes ft. Bongo Beats

Please note that this is just a small selection, and there are many more popular and influential South African house music songs to explore.

Here is a list of 15 hit songs across different genres and time periods:

1. “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Queen
2. “Hey Jude” – The Beatles
3. “Billie Jean” – Michael Jackson
4. “Like a Rolling Stone” – Bob Dylan
5. “Rolling in the Deep” – Adele
6. “Hotel California” – Eagles
7. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” – Nirvana
8. “Imagine” – John Lennon
9. “Shape of You” – Ed Sheeran
10. “Thriller” – Michael Jackson
11. “Boogie Wonderland” – Earth, Wind & Fire
12. “Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
13. “Sweet Child o’ Mine” – Guns N’ Roses
14. “I Will Always Love You” – Whitney Houston
15. “Despacito” – Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee

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