Tracks like Uthando, Ngempela and Ek’seni are some of the Best Sjava songs that keep him in the eye
Tracks like Uthando, Ngempela and Ek’seni are some of the Best Sjava songs that keep him in the eye

As South Africans make massive leaps in the music industry and a number of artists are becoming some of the continent’s top acts, we can’t fail to acknowledge the contribution that Sjava brings to this sector. With his excellent lyrics and brilliant flow, Sjava represents some of the best talent in Africa.

He is the one guy that will win you over with his emotional style that always resonates with a way of life that challenges most Africans.

10 Best Sjava songs

With over 35 tracks, what are 10 best Sjava songs 2019? Read on to find out.

Jabulani Hardee, born in South Africa’s Bergville, KwaZulu Natal, Sjava is a 34-year old talented male artist currently signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment. His style is mostly soul, hip-hop, and R&B. After rising to fame in 2015, he has gone from strength to strength as proven by his 2018 award in the BET Viewers’ Choice Best International Act category. You may be aware or not that he is the artist behind certain popular jams, but here are 10 best Sjava songs currently trending, which confirm how amazing this talented vocalist is.

  1. Uthando

This may possibly be one of the greatest hits by Jabulani Hardee if YouTube is anything to go by. With at least 3.4 million views, Sjava launches into an emotional track about his struggles to find love. One of the lines in Uthando which was released in 2016, “thando lungehlule mama” points to how love has failed him. It is not clear whether he released the song because he was actually heartbroken, or whether it was just another love song. Regardless of the reason, this is one of the top Sjava songs of 2019 and an all-time favorite for its beautiful message combined with unmatched vocals.

  1. Ngempela

This popular piece of music was released by Sjava together with DJ Maphorisa & Howard back in 2017. Presently, Ngempela has accumulated about 3.3 million views on YouTube. In addition, Shazam shows that Ngempela has been Shazamed more than any other of Sjava’s tracks with more than 60,000 searches. This high number can be attributed to the inclusion of Howard ad DJ Maphorisa who are both top artists, but definitely, the piece of music is one you should listen to.

  1. Impilo

Impilo Sjava 2017 seeks to address pertinent issues such as women and children violence and other challenges in South African society. Most of these themes are particularly evident in the video. The dark imagery in the video is bound to captivate, because it resonates with what we see in everyday life. Impilo official YouTube music video has attracted a viewership of more than 2.7M.

  1. Ek’seni

Ek’seni can be simply described as a true love story in the African context. This top piece of music was actually released in 2016 as a part of Jabulani Hardee’s album titled Isina Muva, but it is still trending as at 2019. The words were written by Mfanafuthi Ruff Nkosi, Sjava, and Mute. Presently, it has accumulated about 2.2 million views on YouTube.

  1. Before

Sjava Before has a strong performance that shows just how well his album Isina Muva did. Like most of his other jams, Jabulani Hardee decided to flow with his native language with the occasional “before” here and there. This piece of music, which has attracted over 2.1M views on YouTube, continues the theme of love as well as the conflicts in relationships.

  1. Intombi

This tune is also another one of Sjava’s love songs with his unique and captivating style. The emotional track has become a kind of an anthem to men in South Africa and indeed, the whole continent. In the song, the musician talks about the fear that comes with approaching a girl. Again, like most of his pieces of music, it is unclear whether the artist talks about his own struggle or just generally, but clearly, he connects with the actual relationship struggles of love.

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