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New South African Lyrics Website has launched!

A local lyrics site has just hit our shore!  Gone are the days when you  would spend endless hours looking for local lyrics to a vernacular song.  Over the years lyrics platforms have had a predominantly global focus with international artists as a core focus but not anymore.

Nine80 Digital Media which owns platforms like Youth Village amongst others  has recently launched a local lyrics platform which cover hip hop, Afro Pop, Motswako, Rock , Afrikaans music, R&B, Kwaito, House , Reggae etc.

The platform has a simple search functionality that allow users to search its massive database for any local song lyrics by artist or by song title and even by song lyrics that they could have heard whilst tuning into a station as the song was fading! 

The platform a music player that enables  users to play the song whilst read through the lyrics and a weekly chart of the trending songs. Kasi lyrics is also packed with good social media integration for easy content share for user at will to their friends and people in their networks.

Built on the notion of user generated content. The community enable user to write lyrics to their favourite songs and submit the lyrics to the site. Users also have the privileges to correct lyrics. The platform also has good social media integration for easy content share for user  at will to their friends and people in their networks.

"We are quite excited about the initiative as we believe that it will add value to music fans from a knowledge and entertainment perspective. In instances where music lover struggled to access lyrics now they will be an available pool of local lyrics content readily available. 

We also believe that artists will benefit immensely from the initiative as  this will give them more exposure from fans inside and outside South Africa . We would like to also believe that a more lyrically savvy audience would facilitate success to shows and concerts and we would like for artists to help them grow the platform by sending us their lyrics for publishing on the site" said founder Bruce Dube.

"I've checked out the site, indeed it has a huge potential to grow. I have never seen some so amazing like Kasi Lyrics. I am a digital fan and I know when something has something huge to offer! The feel, dignity and look of the site is so wonderful." Buchule Raba - GoXtra News Editor.

To visit the awesome site check it out at  or alternatively follow Kasi Lyrics on twitter @kasilyrics our like the Kasi Lyrics Facebook page.

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