The future of Amapiano is here and his name is Pro Monate real name Itumeleng Mahlangu. Off the back of winning the nationwide TRACE TV Amapiano Competition, the campus DJ/Presenter has released a new offering titled Gigaba featuring Versateezand Bongani Radebe.
Pegged to lead the new school wave of the Amapiano genre in South Africa, Pro Monate is one to watch. Stream or download his winning single now – http://africori.to/gigaba
Quickly becoming a genre to reckon with on the streets and in night clubs, Pro Monate captures the Amapiano genre well with a fantastic piano groove, drum patterns and noticeable elements of the sax.
Follow Pro Monate on social media to catch him leading the Amapiano wave and look out for the Gigaba music video dropping soon.
According to prospect.zone, Amapiano is a mix of deep house, gqom all mixed in with the jazzy, soulful sound of a piano. The genre seems to have originated in the capital city of Pretoria. Songs like ‘Baby Are You Coming’ and ‘Let it Be’ are setting the airwaves on fire and music lovers all over the country are falling in love with them.
Watch ‘Baby are you coming’ music video below:
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Zita Zimande is a sports news journalist from the University of Johannesburg. Besides being a sports fanatic, she loves to cook during her spare time.