The South African music industry is not very easy to dominate and it usually takes a few tries for some artists to get it right. Briefly.co.za put together a list of Mzansi rappers who fell off but made a big comeback in 2020.
The Hip-Hop nation in South Africa is not very forgiving when people disappear but there are some artists whose music just remains timeless. Briefly.co.za takes a look at 3 rappers who made a comeback to the industry this year.
1. Jub Jub
Jub Jub, real name Molemo Maarohanye had a controversial exit from music as he had to serve time for culpable homicide back in 2010. The rapper served his time and made a comeback to the industry by hosting television shows on Mzansi's Moja Love.
The artist then took his time to release the remix of his iconic song Ndikhokhele. The jam was just as successful as the first time, if not more.
2. Da L.E.S
Leslie Jonathan Mampe achieved success early on in his career when he was part of the band Jozi. Da L.E.S basically broke the internet back in 2013 with his hit song Heaven featuring AKA and Maggz.
He fell off for a while but made his come back this year and released his first studio album in 3 years, Caution To The Wild.
3. Zola 7
Bonginkosi "Zola" Dlamini is a legendary Kwaito musician who had a colourful career with a number of bangers throughout the years. He also made a name for himself as an actor, poet and television presenter.
He fell off for a while but made his comeback when he featured on Cassper Nyovest's Bonginkosi. Fans were super excited to see a familiar face back in the industry. He also featured on another song of Cassper's called Hlengiwe.
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Cassper Nyovest celebrated his Any Minute Now album still being number 1. Cassper Nyovest took to social media to share that his album Any Minute Now was maintaining its position at the top of the charts.
The rapper posted on Twitter that his album was still at the number one spot on the Apple Music rankings in the genre of South African Hip-Hop/Rap category.
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