Unreleased Mr JazziQ track a highlight of NTS’s Amapiano Now compilation

An unreleased track by Mr JazziQ and Mphow69’s is one of the highlights on Amapiano Now– a new compilation issued by London-based music discovery platform, NTS.The 17-track release showcases Mr JazziQ and Mphow69’s “Stuff Room” – a brooding,compelling track that is a reminder of why the Alexandra-born artist is one of the pioneersof the genre.Describing […]

Congratulations to Black Major’s SAMA nominees!

Congratulations go to Bongeziwe Mabandla, Mr Jazziq and Dwson for their slate of South African Music Awards (SAMA) nominations.  With three nominations, Mabandla’s iimini is already impacting the 27th edition of the annual awards while Reece Madlisa & Zuma’s Ama Roto EP is up for two of the awards’ high-profile categories – Duo/Group of the […]

Mr JazziQ is Spotify’s most streamed local artist by Gen Z

DJ and producer Mr JazziQ is the most streamed local artist by South Africa’s Gen Z on Spotify. The incredible feat by the Alexandra-born artist was revealed by the streaming service as part of its celebration of Youth Month in June.  Noting that a third of South Africa’s population is made up of youth, Spotify […]

Complex Sessions – Amapiano With Mr JazziQ – Complex UK

The South African-bred sound of Amapiano has become a runaway success story recently. A light and energetic fusion of South African house, jazz and soul with a heavy focus on—you guessed it—pianos, Amapiano has been the uplifting elixir we all so desperately needed and it’s already set to soundtrack the summer in South Africa, the UK and beyond. […]

Worldwide FM- Mr Jazziq – 2 Hour Special

As one half of JazziDisciples, Johannesburg-based producer and DJ Mr. JazziQ is considered one of the pioneers of Amapiano, a blend of deep house, jazz, and kwaito, another South African dance genre that emerged in the 1990s. Mr. JazziQ journeys through his sounds of Amapiano in this 2 hours special. Link to special here

Afropop Worldwide Reviews Mr Jazziq’s Party With the English

Afropop’s Matthew Key reviews Mr Jazziq’s Party With the English. Party With the English also uses the deep bass lines of kwaito and soul music by singers like Purple Mellow and Boohle. JazziQ hails from Alexandra, a city north of Johannesburg and said to be the birthplace of kwaito. Alexandra is also south of Pretoria, considered […]

Listen to a new FADER Mix by Mr. JazziQ – FADER

With his 37-minute mix, the Johannesburg-based producer and DJ wants to bring Amapiano to the masses.  For his FADER Mix, JazziQ blends the best of the genre, including established names and emerging talent in just under 37 minutes Full article by Sajae Elder and mix here

Mr Jazziq Releases WOZA feat. Lady Du, Kabza De Small and Boohle

Johannesburg, Friday, 26 March 2021 – All-rounder musician – DJ, producer, A&R, artist and restauranteur, JazziQ, breaks ground with new single “Woza” featuring Kabza De Small, Boohle and Lady Du, ahead of his upcoming album release. Already placing at #2 trending on YouTube without an official music video, and holding a strong position on Apple Music […]