When Distruction Boyz gave Mzansi Omunye, many felt they changed the Gqom genre for the better, and the duo is back with more music. They think the genre has become 'diluted' but are bringing something fresh to it now.
Back in 2017, Distruction Boyz dropped Omunye, and it became Gqom's 'national anthem', and now the musical duo is back with more,
Although many may feel the genre has become stale, Thobani “Que” Mgobhozi and Zipho “Goldmax” Mthembu are sure they'll be able to resurrect it.
TimesLIVE reports that they stepped back from making music because it felt like everyone was making music that sounds the same.
"We are coming back with a new single after having taken a step back from releasing music. We had to step back because, soon after our second album it started sounding like everybody was doing the same thing and we wanted to offer a different approach... one that would also appeal to the international market. 'Sinenkani' is a hit and we are sure our fans love it."
The duo admitted that Amapiano 'took over' the country, but they refuse to admit Gqom is dead.
Their latest single's name is Sinenkani, and means 'we are stubborn' - which is exactly how they feel about making Gqom as awesome and popular as it used to be.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Goldmax said the problem with Gqom is that it became overcrowded with people 'diluting' the sound.
"We offer something new and fresh but still authentic Gqom music. The reason why people think gqom lost its fire is not because it really has - or there's a better genre... It is because people came in and started diluting the sound, not only was every song beginning to sound like one song, people were not being creative any more."
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