A song can be a powerful tool. It can evoke emotions, bring us together, or even inspire change. A song with these qualities is called an anthem. In this article, we analyze and rank the top 10 South Sudanese songs of 2022 based on their artistic value, social impact and emotional impact on listeners.
Here’s a list of ten of the viral songs of 2022:
1. Action and Energy – John Frog
This song was released in 2022 by the superstar John Frog. The catchy song quickly became the club’s anthem after it was released seven months ago.
The song also took over clubs in neighbouring countries like Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia.
The song is viral in South Sudan because John Frog has mastered the art of making hit songs.
2. Rabuna by T Manager
Rabuna is a song by T Manager that talks about the daily happenings in Juba and South Sudan. The song was released in November 2021 but became a hit in 2022. It has since become one of the most popular songs in South Sudan. This can be attributed to its catchy tune and positive message of not giving up.
3. Haya Beledi by MT7
You’ll find yourself singing along to this song daily. The lyrics are simple and easy to understand, but the meaning behind them is just as powerful. This song is about the state of affairs across the country.
It quickly became a viral song on social media as soon as it was released.
The message of this song is clear: South Sudan still has a long way to go.
4. Te Ngong Yiir by Khim Swagg ft. Kusah
Khim Swag is a young talented singer and songwriter who made 2022, a year to shine.
His 2022 song, Te Nong Yiir featuring Kusah is our number four on our top 10 best South Sudanese songs of 2022.
This song is one of the best in 2022. It has helped to make Swag a super star in making. The way he writes his songs is so catchy and powerful, you will not be able to stop listening to them!
The song has a catchy beat and good lyrics. The video is also good. The music and vocals are also great, they make this an all-round good song by Khim Swag!
5. Disco Baby by Crazy Fox
Crazy Fox is a South Sudanese artist who has been making music for over six years. He is known for his hit songs such as Ana Gaid, Tebiu Chapati and many more.
Disco Baby was released in the year 2022, and it’s one of his most popular songs to date. With Crazy Fox’s course voice the track tells the story of a young man who loves likes parting and living an extravagant lifestyle.
6. Dergel by Khim Swaqq
Khim Swaqq is a South Sudanese singer and songwriter based in Kampala, Uganda.
Her debut song, Dergel, was released in 2021 but continued to make waves in 2022.
The song, produced and shot in Uganda, is currently an anthem across clubs in South Sudan.
7. My Ex by Young Boy ft Linus
This song is about a man still in love with his ex-girlfriend. It features Linus, and it’s a banger! The lyrics are catchy and the beat is addictive as well. The video was released in December 2022.
8. Jerebu Ana by Juna de Star
Juna de Star is among the most popular South Sudanese female singers, with considerable followers on social media. She has been active since 2016, and has released several songs including “Boy Lover,” which dominated the radio charts in Juba two years ago.
In this song, we see Juna de Star in full flow as she tells us about her love life: She sings about how she deserves a chance to be loved.
9. Cha Täw Noow? by Macco Boy
As 2022 was coming to an end, Macco Bwoy took the late Amos Ajak, song and did sweet justice by doing a cover song.
Cha Täw Noow quickly became a viral song on social media, with fans singing over it while using the tears filter on Tiktok and Facebook.
It’s undoubtedly one of the best songs of that year. The emotional lyrics became popular for it’s smooth harmonization and lyrical content, which makes it easy to connect with anyone who listens to it—even if you don’t speak any Dinka!
10. Baldu by Bob Dizzy SK
Baldu is a song by Bob Dizzy SK and it’s a popular dancehall song. It was released in November of 2022, and although it’s still relatively new, it has already become one of the most popular South Sudanese songs ever recorded. The lyrics tell the story of how haters will hate on people even if that is no apparent reason to hate or gossip. The music video is also off-the-hook.
We hope you have enjoyed our list of the top 10 South Sudanese songs of 2022. We know that not everyone will agree with all ten of these songs and that is fine. We encourage you to share your thoughts on this list in the comments below