#TBT: 37 of the best Brenda Fassie Songs

Written by on 27 July, 2023

Its Thursday, and we are crushing on the late Icon which is MaBrrr’s also known as Brenda Fassie. On this feature we look back at Brenda Fassie’s musical legacy with a countdown of her thirty seven best songs and contemplate the best of Brenda Fassie.

Iconic South African singer Brenda Fassie would have been 58 today. Whether you know her as “the Queen of Afropop” or “the Madonna of the Townships,” she was a larger-than-life influence on the music of the continent.

One cannot talk about influential musicians in South Africa without mentioning the Late Brenda Fassie. Notably, Brenda Fassie is a celebrated global celebrity mostly known for the strong messages she communicated through her anti-apartheid Afropop music. She was not only admired for her music but also loved for her bubbly and striking outrageous personality.

 

 

1 Vuli Ndlela

South African Rhythm Riot
Solo

2 Nomakanjani

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

3 Black President

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

4 Thola Amadlozi

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

5 Sum’ Bulala

South African Rhythm Riot
Solo

6 Vul’Indela

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

7 Sum’ Bulala

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

8 Ama-Gents

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

9 Too Late For Mama

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

10 Istraight Le Ndaba

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

11 Boipatong

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

12 Ngeke Umconfirm

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

13 Umuntu Umuntu Ngabantu

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

14 Kuyoze Kuyovalwa

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

15 Higher and Higher (’93 Dance)

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

16 Zola Budd

Greatest Hits: The Queen of African Pop 1964-2004
Solo

17 Ngiyakuthanda Papa Wemba

South African Rhythm Riot
Solo

18 Ag Shame Lovey

Ag Shame Lovey
Solo

19 Sum’bulala

Golden Afrique, Vol. 3: Highlights of African Pop Music (1939-1988)
Brenda Fassie & Studio ensemble

20 The Lord Is My Sheperd

Ag Shame Lovey
Solo

21 Vuli Ndlela

Kwaito – South African Hip Hop
Solo

22 Qula

Kwaito – South African Hip Hop
Solo

23 Party Time – Kuya Ngokuthi Ungubani

Ag Shame Lovey
Solo

24 Jiva

Kwaito – South African Hip Hop
Solo

25 I Can’t Stop Loving You

Ag Shame Lovey
Solo

26 Brenda Fassie

ORO Volume 5: Kéo Sapha & Chris De Cologne – Single
Kéo Sapha

27 Brenda Fassie (feat. Asaph)

Brenda Fassie (feat. Asaph) – Single
Yung Tyran

28 Brenda Fassie

Brenda Fassie-Single
Royal Suave

29 Brenda Fassie

Brenda Fassie – Single
Royal Suave

30 Brenda Fassie

Brenda Fassie – Single
Dynamicsoul

31 Brenda Fassie (Tribute)

Jaga Jaga
Eedris Abdulkareem

32 Brenda Fassie (Interlude)

Safari
Victoria Kimani

33 Mina Nginje (feat. Anc, Brenda Fassie, Winnie, Khumalo & Kalawajazzmee)

Bekunzima
SunCityRoots

34 Matilisso (feat. Brenda Fassie)

Cessa kié la vérité
Magic System

35 Where Will You Be (Brenda Fassie Trib.)

Brand New Day
Melvyn Matthews

36 Popo dipo (Kodjo Kodjo Tiré) [feat. Brenda Fassie]

Poisson d’Avril
Magic System

37 Matilisso (feat. Brenda Fassie)

Petit pompier
Magic System

 

 

 


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