Best Young Music Artists Of South Africa To Look Forward To In 2021

Bhavna Acharya |Mar 04, 2021

Proactive music artist who have been working relentlessly to create great songs for South Africa music lovers. Check out some of the most prominent names!

Over the last years, the music industry of South Africa keeps moving forward with many young and talented music artists coming to light and take everyone by storm. Check out some of the most promising artists who are all set to rock the stage this year with big hits. From Mlindo The Vocalist to Mashbeatz the rapper, youngsters in South Africa are gonna make 2021 an unforgettable year!

Disclaimer: The list of the artist is in no particular order

Mlindo The Vocalist

Mlindo The Vocalist is well-known for his incredible voice and personality

Being one of the youngest and most talented music artists of the country, Mlindo The Vocalist is the rising star in the R&B genre. The singer acquired a notable reputation for his golden voice and great personality. Apart from having a huge fanbase in South Africa, the 25-year-old singer is also well-heard by international fans. Some of his best songs are Macala, Emakhaya, Egoli, AmaBlesser, and many others.


Hip-hop producer Mashbeatz

When it comes to South African hip-hop producers, Mashbeatz must be one of the most acclaimed names in the industry. He is the one behind some of the biggest hip-hop numbers which have taken music lovers by storm for the past years such as A-Reece “Zimbali”, Riky Rick’s “Sidl’ ukotini”, DJ Vigi and Cassper Nyovest’s “Ayeye” and many other songs.



At the age of 23, A-Reece carved his niche as one of the most famous young rappers of South Africa after working in the industry for 5 years. The artist has a lot of super hits like Meanwhile in Honeydew, We Both Know Better, Feelings, Holding Hands, and many others.

Sho Madjozi

Sho Madjozi
Female rapper and singer Sho Madjozi

Being well-known with her nickname Sho Madjozi, Maya Christinah Xichavo Wegerif has been breathing a new life into the South Africa music industry with incredible songs and artwork. The singer and rapper soared to fame after her debut song Dumi HiPhone in 2017 and has been going non-stop since then. Her latest single Mama Amina - Marioo ft Sho Madjozi & Bontle Smith released in November 2020 also received a lot of positive comments from fans and followers.

Lady Zamar

Lady Zamar
Lady Zamar, a true sensation of South Africa music

The guest judge of Idols South Africa entered the entertainment industry in 2014 as a duo with Junior Taurus before splitting away to pursue her solo career. Her first solo album King Zamar released in 2017 received positive feedback from fans and the critic as it was certified gold one year later and double platinum at the moment. The singer and songwriter has received 6 nominations in the South African Music Award in the years 2016, 2018, and 2020 in several categories.

Above are just some of the most significant young artists that fans are looking forward to their upcoming projects this year. There are also many other proactive youngsters who have been working relentlessly to create great music for you to enjoy.

Which artist do you love most? Let us know by leaving your opinion in the comment section below!

>>>Also read: Who's Excited?! Mlindo The Vocalist To Drop New Song SOON!


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