We have compiled a list of 10 artists that we feel you should look out for in 2022. The artists below have generated a buzz for themselves and we feel that they could potentially have a good year ahead of them.
Cape Town based K.Keed has been creating a buzz for herself in the up and coming scene. Armed with an aggressive flow that is packed with relatable quotables, K.Keed makes her presence felt on every track she hops on.
One of the co-winners of the annual Sportscene 2021 Put Me On Competition, Holy Alpha has gained a lot of traction through her aggressive brand of Hip Hop. Holy Alpha's calling card is her emotive style of rapping and she brings feisty energy to every song she delivers.
Probably one of the more versatile artists on this list is Young Tyran. Outside of having the ability to deliver smooth sing rap melodies that see him touch on various aspects of life, he can switch gears just as easily into his own unique blend of R&B.
SimulationRxps has managed to carve out his own niche sound for himself that is characterised by a dark and gritty mood which is contrasted with his laid back yet impactful flow and cadence.
Pretoria based artist, Tyson Sybateli is one of the most promising young rappers that have risen to prominence from the capital of the country. Tyson's aggressive cadence and unapologetically real subject matter is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on you.
Super producer, NOTBENJAMIN made a name for himself as one of the most highly gifted producers to come out of the new wave scene and he has been making steady inroads into the commercial Hip Hop and R&B audience. The versatile producer has an uncanny ability to fuse elements of different genres to create his own distinct sound.
Durban based artist Case-Klowzed gained huge traction with the release of his debut album "Cold Dayz". The young artists possess a natural ability to craft encapsulating flows and he is one of the front runners in the melodic rap lane.
One of the co-winners of Sportscene's Put Me On 2021. Lil Giant, as he is affectionally known, has the ability to deliver a range of sounds from hard-hitting headbangers to soft-spoken melodic rap that will have you singing along to him.
Singer-songwriter Nanette emerged on SoundCloud and has cultivated a small fan base as one of the most promising rising R&B acts in the country. Equally adept in singing as she is in sing-rapping, her ability to enter multiple pockets of flows while delivering an emotive vocal performance set her apart from the rest of her peers.
Cape Town Based artist Lookatups has made a name for himself by showing his unique flair in Trap, Hip Hop and R&B. His music relies on being melodic with him consistently delivering a mirage of flows and melodies that are captivating.