DJ Hlo and Lady Du's new amapiano song

The majority of is not impressed at all. Dudu Ngwenya, also known as Lady Du and the industry newcomer, Hlosiwe Thalane, also known as , posted a video making some new music. They said their song was in the gqomyano genre, which is what they’ve explained as a mixture of gqom and .

Lady Du and ’s collaboration

blew up to fame on the 1st of January 2021. Her song was voted number one on Ukhozi FM’s annual New Year’s song countdown. Typically, massive songs win the spot, but a new unknown artist won this year. has been trending, and most voters say they didn’t vote for her, and it’s suspicious. Lady Du decided to collaborate with her on a song.

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Collaboration conspiracies

People assume Lady Du ran to make a song with the new DJ as she’s still trending over her suspicious win. People think Lady Du is trying to trap listeners into listening to their music by using Dj Hlo’s newly found fame.

Gqom and difference

DJ Hlo are trying to fuse both genres to make gqomyano, which has never been done before. Gqom is originally a genre from KwaZulu Natal that has been around for decades. It has a lot of drum beauties, and it’s generally upbeat. Amapiano is from the East Rand and Pretoria, and both regions are in Gauteng Province. It’s more groovy with piano melodies.


Lady Du’s trademark, “Wawa,” is heard on the song then Dj Hlo is heard rapping, “Ukunqamula unyaka akusi unoma ubani.” Those lyrics mean that having the year’s song is not for just anyone. laughed at these lyrics upon hearing a snippet of the song.

Opinions on the song

People say the song is trash; it’s messy and sounds like listening to two songs simultaneously. Others are refusing to acknowledge Dj Hlo as a South African Dj.

A few people seemed to enjoy the song, and they said it is catchy; it’s likely to get better with time.

Watch DJ Hlo and Lady Du below: