Kabza De Small Sheds Light on How to Master an Amapiano Track: “If You Do Too Much, It Won’t Work”

Kabza De Small Sheds Light on How to Master an Amapiano Track: “If You Do Too Much, It Won’t Work”

  • Kabza De Small recently sat down with Sol Phenduka for an interview ahead of his epic show
  • The amapiano superstar had an eventful and game-changing Red Bull Symphonic with Kabza De Small
  • Before the show, Kabza De Small shed light on how to produce the perfect song, stating that the production needs to be raw

From the horse's mouth, Kabza De Small shared some insights on how to achieve the perfect melodies for a hit Amapiano song.

Kabza De Small opens up about making the perfect amapiano song.
Kabza De Small opened up about the perfect amapiano track song. Image: @kabelomotha
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Kabza opens up about song production

In a candid interview with radio personality and successful podcaster Sol Phenduka, Kabza De Small discussed how an amapiano song can become a hit. From his point of view, Kabza shared that the production needs to be raw, and people need to feel the kasi flare in it.

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Kabza stated that if the song is too clean, meaning if too much work is done to it, it will not work.

"People want to hear that rawness in the song and that Kasi flavour. If you do too much, it will not work."

Sol then touched on how the other nations take on Amapiano and why their sound fails to resonate with a broader audience.

Mzansi gives Kabza his flowers

The amapiano giant changed the game with his recent show, Red Bull Symphonic with Kabza De Small and Ofentse Pitse.

The show took place at the Gold Reef City with an 18-piece orchestra. Kabza also brought out some of the prominent artists in the game.

Mzansi lauded the star in the comments section of the trending video.

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@Sydney_RSA said:

"Same formula of a Kasi Kota. It doesn't have to be clean to taste delicious."

@Magacewe stated:

"This is what Kelvin is doing. People are busy talking about sound engineers. He knows best, even Kabza approves."

@Freddy_chaska added

"Basically, piano sounds do not require hectic Mastering, even mixing; you just have to keep it real."

@BenguXolan mentioned:

"Remember those bright Maths students when you ask them how they went about the equation, and they say "You take this.. eish, I don't know how to explain this" and they got 98%"

Young Stunna cries on stage with Kabza De Small

In a previous report from Briefly News, amapiano singer Young Stunna performed at the Red Bull Symphonic with Kabza De Small. The rising star performed his hit song Adiwele with the orchestra and said he enjoyed the experience.

This is not the first time the singer got emotional during a performance; he also cried during his show in Mozambique.

Source: Briefly News

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Jessica Gcaba (Entertainment editor) Jessica Gcaba is an Entertainment Editor for Briefly News (joined in 2023). She is a Journalism graduate from the Durban University Of Technology (2019). She has 4 years of experience as an Entertainment and Lifestyle Journalist at Africa New Media Group writing for ZAlebs website. She passed a set of trainings from Google News Initiative. To reach her, contact: jessica.gcaba@briefly.co.za

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