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Amapiano: The Fast-Rising Genre Taking The World by Storm

South Africa is known for its rich and diverse music culture, which has produced many globally recognized artists and genres over the years. In recent years, a new genre of music called amapiano has taken the country by storm and is quickly becoming one of the most popular and influential music styles in South Africa. Amapiano is a genre of music that combines elements of house music, jazz, and traditional African melodies to create a unique and upbeat sound. In this article, we will explore the history, evolution, and current state of amapiano music in South Africa. Origins of Amapiano Amapiano music originated in the early 2010s in the townships of Pretoria, South Africa. It was created by a group of young musicians who were looking to blend traditional African music with contemporary styles like house music. The genre was created as a response to the monotony of house music and as a way to incorporate more African elements into the music. Amapiano was initially considere