Amapiano is a genre of music that has taken South Africa by storm and many artists have changed lanes to cash in on the hype.
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However, a number of South African rappers have rejected the temptation and stayed true to their genre.
Briefly News takes a look at three rappers who resisted the urge to join Amapiano.
Lucasraps has stayed true to his love of rap and has not ventured into the world of Amapiano. He said that he doesn't mind if other rappers turn to Amapiano.
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His heart belongs to hip hop and nothing is going to change that.
Like Lucasraps, Emtee's heart belongs to Hip Hop and he does not believe that the genre is dead in South Africa. He took to social media to let people know that Hip Hop is alive and well in Mzansi.
Time will tell how long Amapiano dominates the music scene in South Africa.
3. Nasty C
Nasty C is another rapper who has not been tempted to switch to Amapiano. He has refused to collaborate with any artists who want to duet an Amapiano song with him.
He asked people not to approach him with an Amapiano project and if he did do Amapiano he would be "faking it".
Dance with me: Cape dance duo goes viral, Mzansi can't get enough of their moves
Two Cape Town dancers have popped and locked their way to becoming TikTok sensations.
Professional dancers Justin de Nobrega and Adrian Hughes took on the Amapiano dance challenge in a 19-second video that has gone viral on TikTok.
TikTok users were blown away by the dancer’s smooth stylings.
“Tell me u r south African without telling me u r South African.”
“You popped off friend.”
“But how am I black and I can’t dance? Honestly love this.”
Amapantsula dancing pair bring the heat this December in trending dance video, Mzansi loving it
Previously Briefly News wrote about two talented dancers have got social media users moving to amaPanstula vibes this December in their cool dance video posted on TikTok recently.
Two amaPantsula dancers took to TikTok to show off their skills in a cool video. Image: TikTok Source: UGC Kevin Seann (@kelvintopa) jumped onto the #khwethechallenge on TikTok and Mzansi is moving along to the beat.
In the video, two guys are seen dancing to the hit Umshini by Dlala Regal ft. Scotts Maphuma. The video has gained over 23 000 likes and 125 comments praising the Panstula pair on their edgy dance moves.
Here are some positive reactions from users showing some love on the video: @AmapianoQueen responded:
"Dancing like this is so nice and addictive."
Source: Briefly News