They have made cross over hits with their music and they have appealed to variety types of audience. Made track differing musical styles and genres. These four artistes made the successful transition from their respective genre to the land of where they are today, and they did it with style and class.
Actually, fans who thought of Niniola as an Afro-house act were surprised by her remarkable debut album. She has kept a steady pace in the industry since her emergence from the 2013 Project Fame Competition. Her signature dance moves and vocal range have set her apart from the average female singer out there. A journo once mentioned “There are no barriers or limits to what Niniola can achieve.” Which is the truth, because in 2017 she gave us major cross over hits like Maradona, Sicker and more from her “This is Me” album.
Niniola’s showcase on “This Is Me” creates an engaging and ultimately entertaining display. Nominated for “Best Female”, Best POP” and “Listeners Choice’ at the MVPs. This is evident in Maradona being enjoying major airplay on South African radio even Wande Coal had to cover the record.
Next! Bongekile Simelane professionally and popularly known as Babes Wodumo is a South African gqom artist, model and dancer who is known for her hit song “Wololo”. With over 6000 fans on streaming site – Deezer, the West Ink songstress released the music video for her 2016 single titled “Family” with her frequent collaborator Mampintsha and Family Tree chief Cassper Nyovest off her debut album titled “Gqom Queen Volume 1” this year and since then it was a wave in the zone. Moving up to the west at the second quarter of the year and gaining more new fans. She didn’t stop there, her next work called Ganda Ganda which generated much controversy on the Internet features her boyfriend Mampintsha and label mate Madanon. The song became talk of town after the singer declared she was looking for a link to delete Ganda Ganda from a missing USB disk. Watch the video for the record below.
Also from South Africa, Bucie is a R&B and House singer. Her 2014 “Easy To Love” single peaked at number 9 on South Africa’s official music chart.
Bucie is on of the best vocalist in Southern African. Her voice is a masterpiece. Her fans call her “The queen of house”. A particular fan on social media tweeted “Bucie is low key a Queen of chilled vibes. Her voice is so smooth.” Bucie is actually leaving the music industry, the House music diva upcoming album Rebirth will be her last. The singer will officially be leaving the music industry to concentrate on being a mother. She also collaborate with Wizkid on his last project.
The Heavy K featuring superstars Bucie and Nokwazi titled “iNDE” happened to be one of the most demanded songs in the region and and across.
Becca is not a new comer in the game. The Ghanaian songstress and artiste can’t be a push over when it comes to making influence with hit songs across the continent; she dazzles in her hit song ‘Mi Ni Waa’ that tore Africa apart upon it’s official release with over 2.4 million views, she’s just got started as she featured Mr Eazi on another smash hit single ‘Number One’ which took her to the number spot on trending music charts across Ghana; also hitting over 4 million views on YouTube.
Becca knows how to spice things up as she did with her ‘Na Wash’ Patoranking assisted hit single; the song sparked so much online debate about relationships but also went ahead to add up the YouTube views getting over 8 million hits.
Becca is not just an artiste to recon with but also a fashionista as she flaunts her cosmetic outline ‘Cult Beauty’.