TikTok is hosting its first amapiano music festival - here's when you can tune in

accreditation
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
DJ Maphorisa
DJ Maphorisa
Photo: Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images

It's official, SA TikTokers love amapiano. So much so that the hashtag #Amapiano ranks as the most popular music hashtag on the platform in SA, raking in over 1.3 billion views to date, a press statement revealed.

So in honour of the love the genre has been receiving, TikTok has decided to host its very first Amapiano LIVE Music Festival.

The amapiano festival will broadcast live on 10 November from 17:00 on the official TikTok South Africa account, with performances by DJ Maphorisa, Pabi Cooper, Lady D, DBN Gogo, Mr Jazzig and more, and will be hosted by Khanyisa Jaceni. 

"Join the Yanos banger to jam to songs such as Izolo, Bheka Mina Ngedwa and Ungangibambi by Mr Jazziq ft. Khanyisa. These tracks, and the genre as a whole, have managed to cement themselves in the hearts of TikTok users both locally & globally, having rooted themselves to the powerhouse that Amapiano is today," the press statement reads. 

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24