With the first month of 2014 almost done and dusted, I've wondered what new local acts will heat up the music scene. It's quite a tough call, but iTunes ZA then released the names of these artists to look out for in 2014, and I agree with this. They are going to be hot!
These electro-houe duo recorded an undeniably dancebale debut, I'm So Crunked Up with Lakota Silva.
This charismatic Ugandan rapper crafts a jubilant mix of breezy Afro-pop and hip-hop swagger for her inspired performance.
3. The Kiffness
Jazzy and groovy, steeped in traditions raging from funky house to African pantsula, The Kiffness' sound is a dance floor delight.
Armed with a masterful flow and infectious energy, Kenyan rapper Xtatic is a hitmaker along the lines of Nicki Minaj and Ciara.
The Afrikaans husband & wife team of Wynand and Lindi Delport write lovely ballads, up-tempo country and rollicking roots rock.