Here are the ten top DJs on the Piano scene this year.
The Piano scene has received many entries this year. Several DJs have been at the top of their game and dominated the scene with good music. They are listed below.
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10. De Mthuda
With the year he has had, De Mthuda clinches a spot on the list as one of the top 10 Piano DJs on the scene this year. He has collaborated with several hitmakers and also blessed the scene with mixes for fans to enjoy. Mthuda earned massive praise when he teamed up with Da Muziqal Chef and released the “Sgudi Snyc” EP. The project was inspired by the former hit TV show and housed the title track, also featuring Eemoh. The song has become his biggest hit this year.
There is no arguing the fact that Myztro has been one of the biggest Piano DJs on the scene this year. The popular hitmaker gave fans a thrill when he teamed up with Lady Du, Mellow & Sleazy, Dr. Peppa, ShaunMusiq, and Ftears and released the song “EVERYDAY iParty Waya Waya.” He returned with an even bigger hit, “Myztro Ah Ah,” featuring Xduppy, ShaunMusiq, and Ftears. He also released “Kunkra,” and it blew up. The song features Daliwonga, Xduppy, ShaunMusiq, and Ftears. Myztro has also dropped mixes, including “Konka Live Mix (21/24 July),” “Amapiano Mix (Authentic Saturday),” and more. His entries have all earned praise.
08. Mellow & Sleazy
The duo Mellow & Sleazy have registered themselves as reputable hitmakers on the scene. The duo always delivers, and they have not disappointed fans this year. With a list of entries to their name, they have given fans reasons to dance. The duo teamed up with Tman Xpress and Keynote on the jam “Kwelinye.” They also joined Lady Du on “EVERYDAY iParty Waya Waya” and Jimmy Maradona and QuayR Musiq on “Wena Wa Pallwa.” The song featured Ch’cco and LeeMcKrazy. “Imnandi Lento” featuring SjavasDaDeejay, TitoM, and Tman Xpress also became a massive hit. They have collaborated with several other big names.
Justin99 is undoubtedly one of Amapiano’s most significant and consistent contributors this year. The Piano star has registered more hits than most this year. He kicked off his journey by joining PCee, EeQue, and Mr JazziQ on “ZoTata.” It became a success this year. He also returned with “Piki Piki,” collaborating with Yumbs, Uncle Vinny, and PCee. It also became a success. Justin99 earned his biggest hit with “Yahyuppiyah,” a collaboration with Uncle Waffles, Tony Duardo, PCee, EeQue, and Chley. The song blew up on social media. This was thanks to the challenge which helped promote it.
06. DJ Maphorisa
We must commend DJ Maphorisa for always keeping himself visible on the scene with his moves. The famous hitmaker is known for his work with Kabza De Small and some other big names on the scene, including Visca and more. This year, he registered many hits on the airwaves. With Kabza De Small, he dropped “The Konka Mixtape: Sweet & Dust.” He also teamed up with Tyler ICU, Tumelo_Za, Nandipha808, Ceeka RSA, and Tyrone Dee and released the massive hit song “Mnike.” It blew up and dominated social media. With Kabza, he collaborated with Nokwazi, Mashudu, Mawhoo, and LeeArt on “Ungiphethe Kahle.”
05. Major League DJz
The Major League DJz are among many hitmakers who have taken Amapiano through borders and earned praise from fans. They have collaborated with the international group Major Lazer on a number of tunes, including “Koo Koo Fun,” which also featured Nigerian Afrobeats queen Tiwa Savage and DJ Maphorisa. Also, with Major Lazer and Nigerian singer Joeboy, they released “Designer.” Teaming up with Major Lazer, they released the album “Piano Republik.” The project featured contributions from Tyla, Brenda Fassie, Gaba Cannal, Yumbs, Ty Dolla Sign, and more. They have also dropped major mixes and appeared as featured acts on many jams.
04. Mas Musiq
There has never been a question about Mas Musiq’s talent. The famous Piano DJ gives the airwaves what it needs and goes about working on more music. This year, he has scored a few hits and blessed the scene with impressive mixes. He dropped the successful album “NINI na NINI.” The project featured contributions from Sino Msolo, Kelvin Momo, Aymos, Ami Faku, and more. It also housed the hit songs “Nini Nannini,” featuring contributions from Daliwonga and Howard Gomba, and “Gangnam Style,” featuring Daliwonga, DJ Maphorisa, and Kabza De Small. He’s been a delight to watch this year.
03. Uncle Waffles
After the massive success of her debut EP “Red Dragon,” Uncle Waffles toured the world performing on big stages and getting co-signs by the world’s most prominent artists, including Drake and Beyoncé. She later returned with a new EP titled “Asylum.” The project housed the viral hit song “Yahyuppiyah” featuring Tony Duardo, Justin99, PCee, EeQue, and Chley. While fans were still settling into it, she returned with a second EP titled “Solace.” It produced another impressive hit, “Peacock Revisit,” featuring Ice Beats Slide and Sbuda Maleather. She also earned praise for songs like “Echoes” featuring Tony Duardo, Manana, and Lusanda.
02. Kabza De Small
Kabza De Small is the king of Amapiano for a good reason. The famous DJ always defends his crown each year. This year, he has collaborated with top DJs and artists and dished out hits for fans to enjoy. He teamed up with his pal DJ Maphorisa and dropped “The Konka Mixtape: Sweet & Dust.” It produced the hit song “Nana Thula,” featuring DJ Maphorisa, Njelic, Young Stunna, and Nkosazana Daughter. He appeared on Mas Musiq’s “Gangnam Style” featuring Daliwonga and DJ Maphorisa. With DJ Maphorisa, Kabza featured Nokwazi, Mashudu, Mawhoo, and LeeArt on “Ungiphethe Kahle.” He has been one of the year’s most consistent hitmakers.
01. Tyler ICU
Tyler ICU reigns supreme as the year’s most successful Amapiano DJ. He has delivered hits and earned praise for his work. Tyler ICU has also traveled the world performing at major festivals and sharing stages with big names. He released the massive hit song “Mnike” with Tumelo_Za and DJ Maphorisa featuring Nandipha808, Ceeka RSA, and Tyrone Dee. He also dropped “Ngimoja” with Khanyisa, Tumelo_Za & Tyrone Dee, “SUKA” with Khanyisa, Nandipha808 & Ceeka RSA, and most recently, the “Forever Yena (Vocal Mix)” featuring Major Keys and Khalil Harrison. They all did a fantastic job on it. We know he still has more jams coming.