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Genre
afrikaans
Parent Genre: hip hop

Afrikaans music is a genre that originated in South Africa and is sung in the Afrikaans language. It is known for its emotional and heartfelt lyrics, often touching on themes of love, loss, and the beauty of the South African landscape. The music is typically accompanied by guitar and other traditional instruments, and can range from slow ballads to upbeat, danceable tunes. Some popular Afrikaans artists include Spoegwolf, Riaan Benadé, and Theuns Jordaan.


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List of afrikaans artists

Here is a list of afrikaans artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the afrikaans genre. You can find out what afrikaans genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

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