Ameno Amapiano (Remix)’ Amasses 4.7m Video Creates, 9.5bn Views on TikTok

Ameno is TikTok’s most-talked-about song, it is a beautiful fusion of Nigerian Afrobeats and lyrics with South Africa’s musical export, Amapiano – two of the most successful genres to come out of the continent.

Art work by Goya Menor

TikTok continues to play a big role in spreading cross-cultural music content throughout Africa and the world. The latest track to receive extensive exposure and trend on the platform, is the Ameno Amapiano Remix by Ghanaian record producer, Nektunez, featuring artist Goya Menor.


Although released in June 2021, Ameno Amapiano Remix became popular on TikTok in December 2021 and has since accumulated over 4.7 million video creations, globally. The song has managed to climb major music charts in different parts of Africa and has become a popular global tune.

The track catalysed an #AmenoAmapianoRemix challenge on TikTok, which to date, has had over 9.5 billion views.

Goya Ameno

The ‘Ameno’ song has united the globe with its dance-inducing rhythmic flow, and TikTok content creators have taken the song to new creative heights by reimagining the sound clip and its popular lyrics: “Ha! You want to bam ba? You wanna chill with the big boys?… “

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