When Distruction Boyz dropped Omunye in 2017 they solidified the presence of gqom in SA and went on to become probably the most recognisable names however now, the gqom fever has ‘died’ down but they’re positive they are able to resurrect it.
Omunye not only become a national anthem nevertheless it went directly to win awards. During an interview with reporters just days when they launched their newest single Sinenkane, the duo mentioned they had been certain they would top the bar they reached.
“We are coming back with a brand new single after having taken a step back from liberating track. We had to step back as a result of, soon after our 2nd album it began sounding like everyone used to be doing the similar factor and we needed to offer a different approach… one that will also attraction to the world marketplace.
Sinenkani is successful and we’re positive our fans find it irresistible.” With the upward thrust of amapiano, gqom has been labelled as “dead” via many on social media.
Thobani “Que” Mgobhozi and Zipho “Goldmax” Mthembu said they would possibly not deny that amapiano has “taken over” Mzansi, on the other hand, they flatly denied that gqom has died.
The identify of their latest single, Sinenkani, means we are stubborn, which the boyz defined was once additionally to send a message that no matter how many people can declare gqom lifeless, they will by no means forestall making gqom hit songs. Goldmax mentioned the issue with gqom is that it briefly become overcrowded with people coming in and “diluting” the sound.
“We offer one thing new and fresh but still authentic gqom track. The explanation why folks assume gqom misplaced its hearth isn’t because it really has – or there’s a higher style… It is as a result of people came in and started diluting the sound, now not only was once each and every song beginning to sound like one music, folks weren’t being inventive anymore,” he said.
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