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Tyla overtakes Burna Boy on Spotify

Nigerian star, Burna Boy has been dethroned by Tyla on Spotify. The South African star currently has the most monthly listeners as an African singer.

While Burna’s listener sits at 18.8 million, Ty’s listener hit 20 million. The Mzansi star has placed the nation on the map through her hit song, Water.



The hit record has broken one Master KG’s record for his hit song, Jerusalema. Recently, Tyla made her UK TV debut by performing on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.

“Not long ago I was just a girl in South Africa dreaming of moments like this… Even though I’ve been grindingggg for years it feels like this is all happening so fast. I cannot wait for the world to see what an African Popstar looks like,” she wrote.

In other news – Busiswa speaks on taking a break from music

As Busiswa Gqulu prepares to make her musical comeback after a year-long hiatus, she reflects on how her life changed. The singer said she took time off from releasing music because she had become unsure of the message she was putting out and focused on her family and friends’ support.

“I’m always in the studio. I’m always in the studio with other people as well, but I went through a period where I felt like I was not making anything meaningful,” she said during an interview on MetroFM’s The Touchdown show. Read More

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