Drum’s best songs of 2018
As we get closer to the end
of 2018, we thought we should look back at the biggest hits of the year.
The popular hits that
rocked dance floors, inspired memorable moves, and gave us all the feels with
catchy lyrics and cool beats.
So, in no particular
order, here’s a list of the songs we loved this year. Share with us your
favourite songs you think could be a crossover song to 2019.
1. BANOMOYA – Prince
Prince Kaybee released
Banomoya featuring Busiswa and TNS in August this year. The song has over 4
million views on YouTube. The song is also number one on Metro FM Top 40 and
included in SABC Summer Song of the year list.
2. MACALA – Mlindo The
The new kid on the block,
Mlindo The Vocalist collaborated with Kwesta, Thabsie and Sfeesoh. The song’s
video was released in September and currently has over a million views on
YouTube. It is also in the SABC Summer Song of the year list.
3. Asphelelanga – Vusi
The song which has been
sung everywhere, including football matches and rallies, features poet Jessica
Mbangeni. It pays tribute to fallen Mzansi heroes. Even though it doesn’t have
an official music video, it’s been receiving massive airplay.
4. Bhampa – Sphectacula
and DJ Naves
The Kings of The Weekend
came back with another banger early in the year. The song which has Gqom sound
features Beast, TipCee and DJ Tira. The music video which was released in July
now has 1.5 million views on YouTube.
6. Iwalk Yephara – DJ
‘Nay le walk’ became a
slogan everywhere, with dance challenges on social media all thanks to DJ
Maphorisa, DJ Raybel featuring Moonchild Sanelly, K.O and Zulu Mkhathini for
keeping us on the dance floor. The song has over 1.4 million views on YouTube.
7. Fela in Versace – AKA
The rapper released this
track featuring hot Nigerian producer and singer, Kiddominant. Although twitter
felt the music video wasn’t as classy as they’d expected, it didn’t stop them
from watching it anyway. The video has over 2.6 million views on YouTube and it
is listed on SABC Summer Song 2018 Preliminary Top 10.
8. Monate Mpolaye – DJ
We’ve been dancing to
Monate Mpolaye by DJ Sumbody featuring Cassper Nyovest, Thebe and Vettis for a
while now. The song has over 1 million views on YouTube. And it’s in the Metro
FM Top 40.
9. Club Controller –
Prince Kaybee released
Club Controller last year, then followed with a remix this year featuring TNS,
Zanda Zakuza LaSoulMates. The song’s music video has over 3 million views on
10. Vur Vai
After the success of Ngudu
and Spirit, Kwesta came back with this killer track. The audio has more than
1.3 million views and is also featured on Metro FM Top 40.
11. MALWEDHE – King Monada
We can all agree that this
song, released in November put everyone into the festive mood. In the song,
King Monada sings about getting fainting spells when his lover cheats on him. The
song has a popular dance called Idibala. The music video was released on 13
December and the song is also included in the SABC Summer Song of the year list.