DBN Gogo announced as music streaming giant’s ‘Isgubhu’ cover star

DBN Gogo. Picture: Supplied

DBN Gogo. Picture: Supplied

Published Feb 9, 2024


Music streaming giant, Apple Music has chosen amapiano producer and DJ, DBN Gogo as the their “Isgubhu” cover star for the second time.

The popular playlist houses African dance and electronic music and spotlights the work of African Electronic DJs, producers and creatives.

It also pays homage to African artists who have played a pivotal role in shaping the dance and electronic scene across the world.

To celebrate her feature, DBN Gogo has created an exclusive “Isgubhu” playlist that features an eclectic selection of tracks that she considers important and holds dear to her.

The “Khuza Gogo” hitmaker said that the playlist is inspiring and reflects on who she is and the music she makes.

“It includes some of my favourite work that I’ve produced, and some African dance classics that have influenced my sound and career.

“A big shoutout to my family at Apple Music for all the love and support. Honoured to be chosen for the second time. House is my home.”

The Apple Music team shared that DBN Gogo's diverse music is a reflection of her vast cultural heritage.

“Growing up in Pretoria, the home of Bacardi, undoubtedly shaped her sound as she became a willing ambassador for the genre taking amapiano to the world.

“Since the release of her debut track ‘Khuza Gogo’ (2021) this amapiano doyenne has cemented her status as one of the most unique and exciting artists to come from South Africa in recent years,” read the statement from Apple Music.