Kwaito is one of the music genres we grew up listening to. While it is not as popular as it was back then, it is still the best. We take a look back at some of the songs that made waves.
5. Boom Shaka “It’s about time”
This song was released in 1993 by Boom Shaka, a group consisting of the late Lebo Mathosa, Junior Sokhela, Theo Nhlengethwa and Thembi Seete.
We bet this song reminds you of box braids and crops tops. Take a look at your old pictures to see the iconic fashion sense at that time.
4. Thebe “Bulaboot”
Even if you don’t know the rest of the lyrics, the important part is “abuti bulaboot”. Thebe came through with a jam for every family gathering, that even had the uncles dancing to it.
3. Ishmael “Waar was Jy”
Ishmael’s voice on this song takes it to another level and we love to jam to it.
Tell us where were you when this song dropped or did you jam to it when your were older? It doesn’t matter because it still slaps as if got released a few days ago.
2. Doc Shebeleza’s “Ebumnandini”
Doc Shebeleza is one of the legends when it comes to the Kwaito music. Even Cassper Nyovest has a song called Doc Shebeleza. Ebumnandini is still the song that still plays at a tavern where you’ll dance whether you can or not.
1.Mgarimbe “Sister Bettina”
Play this song at an event and tell us how people react. The moment you hear “Sister Bettina” people are already in the mood to dance. Even the 2000’s are familiar with it.
Which one is your favourite out of the top 5 and what childhood memory does it remind you of?