Mzansi Has Its Own Music Chart, Risa Launches Platform to Focus On Local Talent

Mzansi Has Its Own Music Chart, Risa Launches Platform to Focus On Local Talent

  • South Africa has its own music chart, a huge milestone for local musicians and the industry
  • People have changed the way they consume music, with many people shifting to digital streaming services
  • BMAT Music Innovators will compile the chart, it is a leader in global music technology

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RISA has announced the launch of South Africa's first music chart called The Official South African Music Charts (TOSAC).

The chart will focus on local talent and is a fist for Mzansi in both scale and scope.

BMAT Music Innovators will compile the chart, it is a leader in global music technology.

Music, entertainment, Mzansi
South Africa has its own music chart, a new chapter has been opened for local talent. Photo credit: @djmaphorisa
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The chart launched with singles, streaming them digitally with songs from Kabza De Small & DJ Maphorisa, Melo & Sleaz, Busta 929 and Zakes Bantwini.

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Sean Watson, the chairperson of RISA, said that the chart was a significant milestone for the local music industry.

CEO Nhlanhla Sibisi told Times LIVE that people are naturally drawn to music and the way people listen to music has changed radically in the past few years.

Female DJ sensation Uncle Waffles shares reaction to front page: "I'm shaking, we definitely scrome"

Earlier, Briefly News reported that the newest kid on the block and certainly one of the hottest female club DJ sensations right now, Uncle Waffles, is enjoying quite the purple patch, having practically risen to stardom overnight.

The 21-year-old broke the internet last weekend after a video of her tearing it up on the dance floor went viral, even getting notice as far as from US rapper Drake, who subsequently followed the young stunner on Instagram.

However, on a plane trip supposedly to her next big gig on Friday, Uncle Waffles, who could not hide her amazement, took to Twitter to share her reaction to someone reading a newspaper with a full front-page spread of her.

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In related news, Briefly News recently reported that there's a new talent on the Amapiano scene and peeps are here for it. Uncle Waffles took the internet by storm after a video of her insane set went viral.

Peeps are all agreeing that this is exactly the content they signed up for. A viral video of Uncle Waffles mixing Kabza De Small's Adiwele had folks urging the Amapiano legend to release the track.

The performance nearly broke the internet as peeps could not get enough of the hot new DJ's vibes.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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