Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Cape Town

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List of Cape Town bands, listed by their level of fame. This Cape Town musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Cape Town bands are included, as well as many Cape Town musicians of underground status. This list of Cape Town musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Cape Town bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This list below has a variety of bands, like Jean Grae and Die Antwoord, in it.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Cape Town?" or "What is a list of Cape Town bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (13 items)

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Jean Grae is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Hip hop music, Nerdcore Jean Grae, formerly known as What? What?, is an American hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York City. She rose to prominence in the underground hip hop scene in New York City and has ...more

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Die Antwoord is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rave music Die Antwoord is a South African rap-rave group formed in Cape Town in 2008. The group's members are rappers Ninja and Yolandi Visser and DJ Hi-Tek. Their image involves a counterculture movement ...more

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Louis Moholo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Jazz Louis Tebogo Moholo, is a South African jazz drummer.

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Kobus! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Black metal, Heavy metal, Extreme metal Kobus! is an Afrikaans extreme metal band formed in 2000 by ex-Springbok Nude Girls guitarist Theo Crous and ex-Voice of Destruction vocalist Francois Breytenbach Blom. They performed as a duo ...more

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Abdullah Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Folk music, Post-bop, Bebop Abdullah Ibrahim is a South African pianist and composer. His music reflects many of the musical influences of his childhood in the multicultural port areas of Cape Town, ranging from ...more

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Hotep Idris Galeta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Folk music, Post-bop, Bebop Hotep Idris Galeta was a South African jazz pianist and educator. His legal name at birth was Cecil Galeta, but according to local custom he was more commonly known as a child and young man as ...more

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Freshly Ground is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Folk music, Jazz, Indie rock Freshlyground is a South African Afro-fusion band that formed in Cape Town in 2002. The band members variously hail from South Africa, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. Freshlyground's musical style ...more

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Fox Comet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Fox Comet Funk rock Straight out of the southern suburbs of Cape Town come Fox Comet, a melodic funk-rock band with a new-wave urban edge that will rock your fox-socks off. Fox Comet was born in February 2009 out ...more

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Counterstrike is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Drum and bass Counterstrike is a drum and bass music producer duo from Cape Town consisting of Justin Scholtemeyer and Eaton Crous. They are considered to be one of the pioneers of the South African drum 'n ...more

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Voice of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Voice of Destruction Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Plush is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Plush Folk rock, Acoustic music, Alternative rock Plush is a South African alternative rock band formed in 1996 in the city of Cape Town.

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Tonightwedie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Rock music, Emo, Progressive rock

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Jesse Jordan Band is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Cape Town
Folk rock, Acoustic music, Alternative rock Jesse Jordan Band is a South African rock band. Part of a new South African wave of artists, their singles, “There Goes My Mind” and “Moneyline” charted on South Africa's national commercial ...more