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.
Leading the charge to take the sound—which has been around since 2012—global, is Alexandra-born selector and producer Mr JazziQ of JazziDisciples. He has just released his third studio album, Party With The English—an acknowledgement of the sound’s global takeover and its success on our own shores. To celebrate the album’s release, we caught up with Mr JazziQ and asked him to make us a mix, which you can hear exclusively below.
Full article and mix here