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Genre: south african alternative

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Parent Genre: World/Traditional

South African alternative music is a diverse genre that blends elements of electronic, hip-hop, and indie rock. It often features unconventional lyrics and experimental sounds, drawing inspiration from the country's rich cultural heritage. The music is characterized by a unique blend of traditional African rhythms and modern production techniques, creating a sound that is both fresh and familiar. The genre has gained international recognition in recent years, with many artists achieving success on the global stage.


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Ten$ion
2012
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strongboi
2023
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Mangaliso
2017
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Deaf Safari
2015
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Our Truth
2016
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The Hanging Gardens Of Beatenberg
2014
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Sorry Like You Mean It
2023
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Pyramid
2012
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Experience the Al Bairre Show With Al Bairre Experience
2015
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MotherFather
2023
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Bastard Jargon
2023
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uMUZI
2023
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Gateway Drugs
2012
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Enjoy Yourself
2015

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List of south african alternative artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 45 54996
2 60 1699888
3 39 22506
4 26 20673
5 29 16492
6 33 11350
7 58 355474
8 29 19517
9 43 71055
10 50 59015
11 36 19628
12 38 49213
13 38 23271
14 30 34406
15 8 3072
16 19 3320
17 16 6284
18 40 33972
19 29 3676
20 22 4360
21 26 2549
22 25 4802
23 5 1293
24 17 1928
25 19 7463
26 24 1830
27 4 1200
28 17 1137
29 15 3665
30 28 20895
31 24 7729
32 12 860
33 26 4326
34 26 4433
35 13 987
36 25 3863
37 12 2262
38 22 8211
39 23 4443
40 21 8596
41 11 2146
42 11 752
43 5 1173
44 19 959
45 19 5951
46 6 1811
47 18 2760
48 17 2578
49 17 700
50 3 662
51 3 454
52 16 1718
53 15 798
54 2 526
55 2 493
56 8 2585
57 1 721
58 14 488
59 12 1177
60 12 2230
61 12 3203
62 4 1286
63 10 1743
64 9 3776
65 9 324
66 9 1652
67 2 1059
68 9 828
69 7 3311
70 1 533
71 8 1349
72 7 420
73 7 1304
74 6 498
75 5 654
76 5 153
77 4 376
78 4 428
79 4 302
80 3 812
81 3 78
82 3 528
83 3 488
84 3 349
85 3 1009
86 2 354
87 2 958
88 2 468
89 2 176
90 2 348
91 1 283
92 1 653
93 1 327
94 1 55
95 1 278
96 1 345
97 1 398
98 1 457
99 1 478
100 1 235

south african alternative playlist created by Chosic

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