12 Of The Best Musicians In The Kwaito Music Scene

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Written by Alexis Borochoff

If you’re not familiar with kwaito, it’s a house music scene in South Africa that arose in the 1990s around the end of the apartheid. With a newly elected Nelson Mandela in office, many South African turned to kwaito to celebrate and delight in their newfound lifestyle and freedom. Kwaito is considered mostly apolitical, focusing instead on dance and happiness. But not everyone adheres to that. Here are 12 best musicians in the kwaito music scene.

Sources: Sahistory.org.co.za, Southafricaproject.web.unc.edu, Wikipedia.org, thezimbabwean.co