a lot of album were released in 2016 oh well, it safe to say most of then didn’t do that well from the OG to wanna be American, the overall quality of releases was every impressive, We have rated The most impactful albums of 2016

10: A-Reece — Paradise

the album was released by Ambitiouz Entertainment, A-Reece made a lot of impact Lyrically

Track list

1.”Paradise” 2.”Kena” 3.”Make Up Your Mind” 4. “Couldn’t” (featuring Emtee) 5.”Uber” 6.”This Is My Bitch” 7.”Hamba Nami”8.”Ama Hater”
9 .”Run Around Jozi” 10. “Mgani” 11.”What U in 4″ 12.”Family” (featuring P-Jay and Amanda Black) 13.”Sebenza” (featuring Amanda Black) 14.”Zimbali” 15.”Boom” 16.”Not Anymore” 17. “Let Em’ Know” 18.”You Welcome (Outro)”

9: Ma-E — Township Counsellor

the album was released by CashTime, township Counsellor is totally a Fusion between old school kwaito and latest hip-hop

Track list

1 “Siyaz’philela” 2 “On My Way (feat. PRO)” 3 “Ringa” 4 “Hlasela” 5 “Kingpin”
6 “Ké Summer (feat. Maggz & DJ Capital)” 7 “Lie 2 Me (feat. AKA)” 8 “Wena (feat. Masandi)” 9 “Uyang’chaza” 10 “Blame Nobody” 11 “Tse Blind (feat. KiD X & Moozlie)” 12 “Ok’salayo (feat. Emtee)” 13 “Ubzukuzuku” 14 “Uyangizwa” 15 “uGogo”

8: ByLwantsa — Your Absolutely Right

the Durban-based rapper has worked hard to stay true to his fans

Track list

1 “Your Absolutely Right” 2 “NORMVL Still” 3 “Funny How feat. Said” 4 “Indian Ocean”
5 “Grey feat. Kimosabe” 6 “Stay At Home! feat. Sipho The GifT” 7 “The Sigh” 8 “The Routine” 9 “Something To Say feat. Clara-T”

7: Anatii – Artiifact

Anatii Has been one of the most impactful People in the music industry, Producing the greatest hints, some might say he is the greatest Producer, Artiifact was released by YAL Entertainment

Track list

1.”Almighty” 2. “Pray for the Children” 3.”Freedom” 4. “Akheko” (featuring Faarrow)
5. “Feeling on Me” 6.”Proper” (with Tiwa Savage) 7.”Hours” 8.”Tell Me” (featuring Omarion) 9.”Overdrive” 10.”Thanda” 11.”Walk Away” 12.”Y.A.W.I. (Interlude)”
13.”The Saga” (featuring AKA) 14. “So Many Rooms” 15. “The Long Way”
16. “Hold On” (featuring Uhuru) 17. “Jump” (with Cassper Nyovest featuring Nasty C)

6: MarazA — Blind

The industry spotlight has been eluding MarazA for long enough, the rapper has been producing for Mashayabhuqe KaMamba on his breakout EP

Track list

1 “Hind Sight (feat. Sabelo Soko)” 2 “The Sound” 3 “My Time (feat. The Black Shoez)”
4 “Ubumnandi” 5 “Explicit” 6 “The Lord of the Rings” 7 “Higher Ground” 8 “A Real One (feat. Thobeka)” 9 “Never Leave (feat. Buffalo Souljah)” 10 “Try” 11 “iGazi” 12 “Khesaru”
13 “Ketango (feat. Jeii & Aewon Wolf)” 14 “Ayi Ngeke” 15 “Summer Rain (feat. Mashayabhuqe KaMamba)”

5: Priddy Ugly – You Don’t Know Me Yet

Priddy Ugly has a unique sound And he has produced the best approach to trap music

Track list

1 “You Don’t Know Me yet (feat. Refi Sings)” 2 “OMG (feat. Wichi 1080)” 3 “Tlala”
4 “Hunnids” 5 “Nobody (feat. Refi Sings & Bigstar Johnson)” 6 “Alter Ego (Interlude)
7 “Come to My Kasi (feat. Youngsta)” 8 “My Swing” 9 Pray (feat. Shane Eagle & a Reece)
10 “Beneficial Friends” 11 “Pillow Talk (feat. Refi Sings, Kly & Shane Eagle)”
12 “Thula Mama (feat. Reba Red & Hhp)” 13 “Ambition” 14 Cocaine Ghost 15 “Bula Boot”

4: Youngsta x Ganja Beatz — The Cape and Good Dope

teaming up with Ganja beatz to produce the most incredible and unique sound, Yet Youngsta is still the most underrated rapper

Track list

1 “In The Cupboard” 2 “Got Some Rolled” 3 “Every Thug FT. Stilo Magolide” 4 “Wynberg”
5 “YoungstaCPT X Ganja Beatz – I Dunno” 6 “YoungstaCPT X Ganja Beatz – WE$-KAAP”
7 “Tsek (Interlude)” 8 “Money Don’t Discriminate Ft. Stogie T” 9 “I’ve Seen It All”
10 “Waanie”

3: Kwesta — DaKAR II

Kwesta’s the quintessential kasi boy, Kwesta has alway stood Tall, The album was released on February 26, 2016, by Urbantainment

Track list

1.”The Fire” 2.”Ggg” 3.”Tjovitjo” 4. “Nomayini” S. Vilakazi Neo Makwa 5.”K1 God”
6. “Kokotela” (featuring Yanga and Kid X) 7.”Act Like” (featuring Tellaman)
8. “Let a Nigga Hit” 9. “Tshek” 10. “Preacher” (featuring Nota) 11.”Karma” (featuring Nota)

Disc 2

1. “Lights” 2. “Mayibabo” (featuring DJ Maphorisa, DJ Bucks and OkMalumKoolKat)
3. “Day One” (featuring AKA and Tweezy) 4. “Afro Trap” (featuring Busiswa)
5. “Ngud'” (featuring Cassper Nyovest) 6. “Mind Fcuk” (featuring Bucie)
7. “Shooting Star” (featuring Ameen) 8. “Ngiyaz’fela Ngawe” (featuring Thabsie)
9. “Lala Khai” 10. “One Day” (featuring Psyfo) 11.”Mmino” (featuring T.L.T.)

2: Nasty C — Bad Hair

Nasty C is one of the best rappers South Africa has ever produced. he has the most solid flow south African hip-hop has ever seen

Track list

1 “Inspiration (feat. Casper Nyovest & Slikour)” 2 “Please (Interlude)”
3 “Check (feat. Erick Rush)” 4 “I Lie (feat. Tshego)” 5 “Dont Do It (feat. Telleman)”
6 “Squad Goals” 7 “Overload (feat. Telleman)” 8 “Problems (feat. Erick Rush)” 9 “Pressure”
10 “Good Girls and Snapchat Hoes” 11 “Hell Naw” 12 “Forget (feat. Erick Rush)”
13 “25 (feat. Telleman)” 14 “Vent” 15 “Phases (feat. Rowlene)”

Bad Hair Extensions

1 “Allow (feat. French Montana)” 2 “Uok” 3 “Asleep” 4 “25 (feat. Telleman)” 5 “Represent”
6 “Inspiration (feat. Casper Nyovest & Slikour)” 7 “Please (Interlude)”
8 “Check (feat. Erick Rush)” 9 I Lie (feat. Tshego) 10 “Dont Do It (feat. Telleman)”
11 “Squad Goals” 12 “Overload (feat. Telleman)” 13 “Problems (feat. Erick Rush)”
14 “Pressure” 15 “Hell Naw” 16 “Good Girls and Snapchat Hoes”
17 “Forget (feat. Erick Rush)” 18 “Vent” 19 “Phases (feat. Rowlene)”

1: Khuli Chana – One Source

One Source a nine-track EP has some bright moments, One Source may have been a challenge for old Chana fans, Khuli Chana has proven to be one of best lyricists in South Africa

Track list

1. One Source (ft KayGizm, Victoria Kimani & Sarkodie)
2. All hail (ft MDB & Cassper Nyovest)
3. Love still (ft Victoria Kimani)
4. Success (ft Patoranking)
5. Kapunta (ft Zeal of VVIP, Tubazacks & KayGizm)
6. Two step (ft KayGizm, MDB & APU)
7. Shots (ft APU)
8. Moteng (ft StoneBwoy & KayGizm)
9. Tlekeke (ft Shareen & Dj Buckz)