Beatport Adds New Genre: Amapiano

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Beatport has announced the addition of a new genre: Amapiano. It is a South African house music hybrid.

Full announcement can be found here.

This change will allow Beatport to promote Amapiano releases through banners and playlists, as well as help fans discover music that is truly representative of Amapiano culture.

Take a deep dive into Amapiano music’s history and culture to learn how it achieved an explosive rise. Read the full article here, put together by Beatport in partnership with Black Artist Database.

To explore more Amapiano tracks, check out Spotify’s editorial playlist “AmaPiano Grooves“.