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December 2020

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DDF December takes you into the festive season, and allows you to enjoy mixes from across the country from the safety of your home. This month’s featured Diesel stores are; Gateway, Mall of Africa, Canal Walk and Rosebank. #DieselDenimFriday

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Meet your contestant DJs - All Cities
Cyburmusiq

Cyburmusiq is a 22 years old DJ & Producer born and raised in Durban. He started music at an early age and has been making waves in the House music scene in South Africa and the world. The young producer worked on the debut album of Polokwane producer, House Victimz, and was also featured on House Afrika Records compilation "Amapiano Is A Lifestyle Vol. 1". Beyond this he is featured on Kingsfiso EP titled "Not In My Name", he's already achieved a lot and this is just the beginning.

Deejay Thembi

DeejayThembi fell in love with music from an early age being raised in a musical family where her talent was identified & fostered by her brothers. She co-founded Amadumako Music specializing in events management, DJ training & mentorship. For many years she has had residency at various venues and contributed on Metro FM with DJ Mlu. She has hosted and played alongside top DJs both locally and internationally and is currently focused on grooming the up and coming DJs, especially females.

DJ Lady Bonga

DJ Lady Bonga is a female DJ & community developer best known for her beautiful mixing and amazing track selection. In 2011 she had her first turn on CDJs, at the time she was the only female DJ to be seen at events locally and that is when Univen FM recognised her and she joined Friday breakfast drive show. In 2013 she became resident DJ at Migeroni Cafe and Mms where her fan base grew. 2014 was a big year in her career as she shared the stage with the likes of Oskido, Vinny da Vinci, Ralf gum, Buhle, Van Luco and Black Motion. In 2015 she released her debut album Euphoric Sounds under Infant Soul Productions.

DJ Luu

Daluxolo DJ Luu hails from Witbank, he’s a down to earth person who let’s his music speak for him. He is a Travel & Tourism Graduate from Tshwane University of Technology and is also an ambassador of The Ashmed Hour Podcasts where he releases on the show with different mixtapes under each category. He specialises in sub-genres of House Music, Nu-Jazz, Acid, Neo-Soul, Broken Beats, Lounge, Chill Out & Soulful Music.

Eugenics

Siya Sibaca has established his brand in the South African House scene by playing at some major festivals around the country and gaining international status at ADE Festival. His European tour included The Netherlands, Belgium & France. A young, talented & energetic Siya Sibaca has exchanged warm energies at festivals such as UltraSA, Bazique festival, Africa Burn, House Of Africa (Dubai) to name a few. To enable screen reader support, press ⌘+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ⌘slash

Drega

Drega, real name Yanga Mzimkhulu was born and raised in a small town called Dutywa in the Eastern Cape. The young producer went on to Lovedale Art, Agriculture & Accounting College to further his interest in Art and Design. It's this love for all things creative that has given Drega the flair that he is so well known for. He loves producing Afro House and Gqom and his sound is influenced by the likes of Culoe De Song, Black Coffee, Da Capo, Diplo and Tefo Foxx.

Ezra

Born in Witbank, Ezra Mlotshwa is a music producer, DJ & Events coordinator. Within 6 months of mastering the decks Ezra co-founded his first company Golden Boys Entertainment which produced events such as Golden Boys Easter Hangout. He also joined The Ashmed Hour Podcast as one of the hosts, and made his television debut on Hit Refresh on Vuzu as well as on the Lockdown House Party on Channel O after being selected by Shimza. He's recently released his debut single Solala.

Lee Da Cocktail

Lee Da Cocktail was born and bred in Limpopo. She is the founder of both Deep House Festival and #RememberSHE, an organisation focused on empowering female DJs and artists, the kind of mentorship this country really needs. Her styles include deep house, soulful and dub tech but she is an absolute all rounder and definitely someone to keep your eye on who focuses on more than just the music.

Seavhe DeejaY

Sive Ngadlela also know as Seavhe DeejaY is a Cape Town based DJ that was born in Khayelitsha Seavhe boasts a number of skills that have seen him making a huge impact in the Cape Town entertainment industry. His ability to effortlessly mix genres got him an opportunity to become a resident DJ at @Rands which is one of the biggest lifestyle spaces in Cape Town. In 2017 Seavhe won the the Viceroy Makoya mix competition which gained him more attention as the most versatile DJ in Cape Town.

Mzala WaAfrika

Mzala Wa Afrika is a House Music Producer & DJ from Pietermaritzburg who started out in the House scene in 2010 and ventured into production in 2012. Mzala Wa Afrika has performed both nationally and internationally and has shared stages with the likes of Black Coffee, Culoe De Song and Kingsfiso just to name a few. He recently released an album under the ever famous House Afrika, one of the biggest record labels in Africa, and was featured on Mzansi House Volume 11.

Siphiwe & Lebstar

Siphiwe & Lebstar are versatile DJs hailing from Soshanguve. The duo of TJK Entertainment has been rocking the Pretoria club scene for a while now and with a couple of years under their belt they now looks to break into the national and inernational scene with their flair and new perspectives. Given the chance, these two will surely take over the Dance music scene the world over.

Siphe Tebeka

Siphe Tebeka is fast becoming one of the South African electronic music scene’s most valuable assets. Inspired to start producing at 17, the groundbreaking artist from Gugulethu has dissected and explored almost every genre in his years in the music industry. Now renowned for his distinct sound, a kaleidoscopic and powerful fusion of African and European influences, Siphe is well on his way to global acclaim. Tebeka has already featured on some of the biggest local and international stages, notably Rocking The Daisies, Sonar Festival Cape Town and Tomorrowland in Belgium. He is also a part of Techno Duo STAB Virus with Makonwabe Bekwa (Audiojerk).

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DJ Loyd

Loyiso Mdebuka, affectionately known as DJ Loyd, is a South African-born DJ, TV & radio broadcaster, voiceover artist, MC and self-starting entrepreneur possessing skills and expertise spanning nearly 20 years. His trajectory started in 2006 after a competition win and continued for many more years until he was awarded the Turntablist of the Year in 2010. The award earned him the opportunity to further expand his brand and travel to the Winter Music Conference in Miami.

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King Sfiso

King Sfiso's name has become synonymous with Afro House in most parts of Africa. Over the past few years, he's had successful releases after collaborating with artists like Shota and Mbuso Khoza. He also collaborated with Culoe De Song and Mondli Ngcobo to produce his smash hit ILANGA which was later remixed by Blackcoffee, Manoo and Enoo Napa. He had a radio show on Gagasi FM which is specifically designed to assist aspiring house DJs and producers, and is now on Ukhozi FM.

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Lamiez Holworthy

A South African DJ and television personality born in Pretoria, Lamiez is best known for hosting the SABC 1 music show, Live Amp. After years of being a DJ in the underground, she joined showbiz in 2013 and has not looked back since. Despite the struggles that her family went through, her mother made sure that Lamiez had all the necessary equipment to be a DJ.

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Oscar Mbo

Oscar is a DJ that specialises in the sub-genres of Deep House, Soulful House, Deep Tech, Nu-Jazz, Broken Beats, Lounge & Chill Out Music. He has played alongside Kuniyuki Takahashi, Lars Behrenroth, Rocco, Jullian Gomes, DJ Christos, Black Coffee, Trev The Japanese, Vinni Da Vinci, Kat La Kat & DJ Nana to name a few. Oscar Mbo is also the host of the monthly show, The Ashmed Hour.

Meet your contestant DJs - Johannesburg
Cyburmusiq

Cyburmusiq is a 22 years old DJ & Producer born and raised in Durban. He started music at an early age and has been making waves in the House music scene in South Africa and the world. The young producer worked on the debut album of Polokwane producer, House Victimz, and was also featured on House Afrika Records compilation "Amapiano Is A Lifestyle Vol. 1". Beyond this he is featured on Kingsfiso EP titled "Not In My Name", he's already achieved a lot and this is just the beginning.

Deejay Thembi

DeejayThembi fell in love with music from an early age being raised in a musical family where her talent was identified & fostered by her brothers. She co-founded Amadumako Music specializing in events management, DJ training & mentorship. For many years she has had residency at various venues and contributed on Metro FM with DJ Mlu. She has hosted and played alongside top DJs both locally and internationally and is currently focused on grooming the up and coming DJs, especially females.

DJ Lady Bonga

DJ Lady Bonga is a female DJ & community developer best known for her beautiful mixing and amazing track selection. In 2011 she had her first turn on CDJs, at the time she was the only female DJ to be seen at events locally and that is when Univen FM recognised her and she joined Friday breakfast drive show. In 2013 she became resident DJ at Migeroni Cafe and Mms where her fan base grew. 2014 was a big year in her career as she shared the stage with the likes of Oskido, Vinny da Vinci, Ralf gum, Buhle, Van Luco and Black Motion. In 2015 she released her debut album Euphoric Sounds under Infant Soul Productions.

DJ Luu

Daluxolo DJ Luu hails from Witbank, he’s a down to earth person who let’s his music speak for him. He is a Travel & Tourism Graduate from Tshwane University of Technology and is also an ambassador of The Ashmed Hour Podcasts where he releases on the show with different mixtapes under each category. He specialises in sub-genres of House Music, Nu-Jazz, Acid, Neo-Soul, Broken Beats, Lounge, Chill Out & Soulful Music.

Eugenics

Siya Sibaca has established his brand in the South African House scene by playing at some major festivals around the country and gaining international status at ADE Festival. His European tour included The Netherlands, Belgium & France. A young, talented & energetic Siya Sibaca has exchanged warm energies at festivals such as UltraSA, Bazique festival, Africa Burn, House Of Africa (Dubai) to name a few. To enable screen reader support, press ⌘+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ⌘slash

Drega

Drega, real name Yanga Mzimkhulu was born and raised in a small town called Dutywa in the Eastern Cape. The young producer went on to Lovedale Art, Agriculture & Accounting College to further his interest in Art and Design. It's this love for all things creative that has given Drega the flair that he is so well known for. He loves producing Afro House and Gqom and his sound is influenced by the likes of Culoe De Song, Black Coffee, Da Capo, Diplo and Tefo Foxx.

Ezra

Born in Witbank, Ezra Mlotshwa is a music producer, DJ & Events coordinator. Within 6 months of mastering the decks Ezra co-founded his first company Golden Boys Entertainment which produced events such as Golden Boys Easter Hangout. He also joined The Ashmed Hour Podcast as one of the hosts, and made his television debut on Hit Refresh on Vuzu as well as on the Lockdown House Party on Channel O after being selected by Shimza. He's recently released his debut single Solala.

Lee Da Cocktail

Lee Da Cocktail was born and bred in Limpopo. She is the founder of both Deep House Festival and #RememberSHE, an organisation focused on empowering female DJs and artists, the kind of mentorship this country really needs. Her styles include deep house, soulful and dub tech but she is an absolute all rounder and definitely someone to keep your eye on who focuses on more than just the music.

Seavhe DeejaY

Sive Ngadlela also know as Seavhe DeejaY is a Cape Town based DJ that was born in Khayelitsha Seavhe boasts a number of skills that have seen him making a huge impact in the Cape Town entertainment industry. His ability to effortlessly mix genres got him an opportunity to become a resident DJ at @Rands which is one of the biggest lifestyle spaces in Cape Town. In 2017 Seavhe won the the Viceroy Makoya mix competition which gained him more attention as the most versatile DJ in Cape Town.

Mzala WaAfrika

Mzala Wa Afrika is a House Music Producer & DJ from Pietermaritzburg who started out in the House scene in 2010 and ventured into production in 2012. Mzala Wa Afrika has performed both nationally and internationally and has shared stages with the likes of Black Coffee, Culoe De Song and Kingsfiso just to name a few. He recently released an album under the ever famous House Afrika, one of the biggest record labels in Africa, and was featured on Mzansi House Volume 11.

Siphiwe & Lebstar

Siphiwe & Lebstar are versatile DJs hailing from Soshanguve. The duo of TJK Entertainment has been rocking the Pretoria club scene for a while now and with a couple of years under their belt they now looks to break into the national and inernational scene with their flair and new perspectives. Given the chance, these two will surely take over the Dance music scene the world over.

Siphe Tebeka

Siphe Tebeka is fast becoming one of the South African electronic music scene’s most valuable assets. Inspired to start producing at 17, the groundbreaking artist from Gugulethu has dissected and explored almost every genre in his years in the music industry. Now renowned for his distinct sound, a kaleidoscopic and powerful fusion of African and European influences, Siphe is well on his way to global acclaim. Tebeka has already featured on some of the biggest local and international stages, notably Rocking The Daisies, Sonar Festival Cape Town and Tomorrowland in Belgium. He is also a part of Techno Duo STAB Virus with Makonwabe Bekwa (Audiojerk).

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DJ Loyd

Loyiso Mdebuka, affectionately known as DJ Loyd, is a South African-born DJ, TV & radio broadcaster, voiceover artist, MC and self-starting entrepreneur possessing skills and expertise spanning nearly 20 years. His trajectory started in 2006 after a competition win and continued for many more years until he was awarded the Turntablist of the Year in 2010. The award earned him the opportunity to further expand his brand and travel to the Winter Music Conference in Miami.

Hero
King Sfiso

King Sfiso's name has become synonymous with Afro House in most parts of Africa. Over the past few years, he's had successful releases after collaborating with artists like Shota and Mbuso Khoza. He also collaborated with Culoe De Song and Mondli Ngcobo to produce his smash hit ILANGA which was later remixed by Blackcoffee, Manoo and Enoo Napa. He had a radio show on Gagasi FM which is specifically designed to assist aspiring house DJs and producers, and is now on Ukhozi FM.

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Lamiez Holworthy

A South African DJ and television personality born in Pretoria, Lamiez is best known for hosting the SABC 1 music show, Live Amp. After years of being a DJ in the underground, she joined showbiz in 2013 and has not looked back since. Despite the struggles that her family went through, her mother made sure that Lamiez had all the necessary equipment to be a DJ.

Hero
Oscar Mbo

Oscar is a DJ that specialises in the sub-genres of Deep House, Soulful House, Deep Tech, Nu-Jazz, Broken Beats, Lounge & Chill Out Music. He has played alongside Kuniyuki Takahashi, Lars Behrenroth, Rocco, Jullian Gomes, DJ Christos, Black Coffee, Trev The Japanese, Vinni Da Vinci, Kat La Kat & DJ Nana to name a few. Oscar Mbo is also the host of the monthly show, The Ashmed Hour.

Meet your contestant DJs - Cape Town
Cyburmusiq

Cyburmusiq is a 22 years old DJ & Producer born and raised in Durban. He started music at an early age and has been making waves in the House music scene in South Africa and the world. The young producer worked on the debut album of Polokwane producer, House Victimz, and was also featured on House Afrika Records compilation "Amapiano Is A Lifestyle Vol. 1". Beyond this he is featured on Kingsfiso EP titled "Not In My Name", he's already achieved a lot and this is just the beginning.

Deejay Thembi

DeejayThembi fell in love with music from an early age being raised in a musical family where her talent was identified & fostered by her brothers. She co-founded Amadumako Music specializing in events management, DJ training & mentorship. For many years she has had residency at various venues and contributed on Metro FM with DJ Mlu. She has hosted and played alongside top DJs both locally and internationally and is currently focused on grooming the up and coming DJs, especially females.

DJ Lady Bonga

DJ Lady Bonga is a female DJ & community developer best known for her beautiful mixing and amazing track selection. In 2011 she had her first turn on CDJs, at the time she was the only female DJ to be seen at events locally and that is when Univen FM recognised her and she joined Friday breakfast drive show. In 2013 she became resident DJ at Migeroni Cafe and Mms where her fan base grew. 2014 was a big year in her career as she shared the stage with the likes of Oskido, Vinny da Vinci, Ralf gum, Buhle, Van Luco and Black Motion. In 2015 she released her debut album Euphoric Sounds under Infant Soul Productions.

DJ Luu

Daluxolo DJ Luu hails from Witbank, he’s a down to earth person who let’s his music speak for him. He is a Travel & Tourism Graduate from Tshwane University of Technology and is also an ambassador of The Ashmed Hour Podcasts where he releases on the show with different mixtapes under each category. He specialises in sub-genres of House Music, Nu-Jazz, Acid, Neo-Soul, Broken Beats, Lounge, Chill Out & Soulful Music.

Eugenics

Siya Sibaca has established his brand in the South African House scene by playing at some major festivals around the country and gaining international status at ADE Festival. His European tour included The Netherlands, Belgium & France. A young, talented & energetic Siya Sibaca has exchanged warm energies at festivals such as UltraSA, Bazique festival, Africa Burn, House Of Africa (Dubai) to name a few. To enable screen reader support, press ⌘+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ⌘slash

Drega

Drega, real name Yanga Mzimkhulu was born and raised in a small town called Dutywa in the Eastern Cape. The young producer went on to Lovedale Art, Agriculture & Accounting College to further his interest in Art and Design. It's this love for all things creative that has given Drega the flair that he is so well known for. He loves producing Afro House and Gqom and his sound is influenced by the likes of Culoe De Song, Black Coffee, Da Capo, Diplo and Tefo Foxx.

Ezra

Born in Witbank, Ezra Mlotshwa is a music producer, DJ & Events coordinator. Within 6 months of mastering the decks Ezra co-founded his first company Golden Boys Entertainment which produced events such as Golden Boys Easter Hangout. He also joined The Ashmed Hour Podcast as one of the hosts, and made his television debut on Hit Refresh on Vuzu as well as on the Lockdown House Party on Channel O after being selected by Shimza. He's recently released his debut single Solala.

Lee Da Cocktail

Lee Da Cocktail was born and bred in Limpopo. She is the founder of both Deep House Festival and #RememberSHE, an organisation focused on empowering female DJs and artists, the kind of mentorship this country really needs. Her styles include deep house, soulful and dub tech but she is an absolute all rounder and definitely someone to keep your eye on who focuses on more than just the music.

Seavhe DeejaY

Sive Ngadlela also know as Seavhe DeejaY is a Cape Town based DJ that was born in Khayelitsha Seavhe boasts a number of skills that have seen him making a huge impact in the Cape Town entertainment industry. His ability to effortlessly mix genres got him an opportunity to become a resident DJ at @Rands which is one of the biggest lifestyle spaces in Cape Town. In 2017 Seavhe won the the Viceroy Makoya mix competition which gained him more attention as the most versatile DJ in Cape Town.

Mzala WaAfrika

Mzala Wa Afrika is a House Music Producer & DJ from Pietermaritzburg who started out in the House scene in 2010 and ventured into production in 2012. Mzala Wa Afrika has performed both nationally and internationally and has shared stages with the likes of Black Coffee, Culoe De Song and Kingsfiso just to name a few. He recently released an album under the ever famous House Afrika, one of the biggest record labels in Africa, and was featured on Mzansi House Volume 11.

Siphiwe & Lebstar

Siphiwe & Lebstar are versatile DJs hailing from Soshanguve. The duo of TJK Entertainment has been rocking the Pretoria club scene for a while now and with a couple of years under their belt they now looks to break into the national and inernational scene with their flair and new perspectives. Given the chance, these two will surely take over the Dance music scene the world over.

Siphe Tebeka

Siphe Tebeka is fast becoming one of the South African electronic music scene’s most valuable assets. Inspired to start producing at 17, the groundbreaking artist from Gugulethu has dissected and explored almost every genre in his years in the music industry. Now renowned for his distinct sound, a kaleidoscopic and powerful fusion of African and European influences, Siphe is well on his way to global acclaim. Tebeka has already featured on some of the biggest local and international stages, notably Rocking The Daisies, Sonar Festival Cape Town and Tomorrowland in Belgium. He is also a part of Techno Duo STAB Virus with Makonwabe Bekwa (Audiojerk).

Hero
DJ Loyd

Loyiso Mdebuka, affectionately known as DJ Loyd, is a South African-born DJ, TV & radio broadcaster, voiceover artist, MC and self-starting entrepreneur possessing skills and expertise spanning nearly 20 years. His trajectory started in 2006 after a competition win and continued for many more years until he was awarded the Turntablist of the Year in 2010. The award earned him the opportunity to further expand his brand and travel to the Winter Music Conference in Miami.

Hero
King Sfiso

King Sfiso's name has become synonymous with Afro House in most parts of Africa. Over the past few years, he's had successful releases after collaborating with artists like Shota and Mbuso Khoza. He also collaborated with Culoe De Song and Mondli Ngcobo to produce his smash hit ILANGA which was later remixed by Blackcoffee, Manoo and Enoo Napa. He had a radio show on Gagasi FM which is specifically designed to assist aspiring house DJs and producers, and is now on Ukhozi FM.

Hero
Lamiez Holworthy

A South African DJ and television personality born in Pretoria, Lamiez is best known for hosting the SABC 1 music show, Live Amp. After years of being a DJ in the underground, she joined showbiz in 2013 and has not looked back since. Despite the struggles that her family went through, her mother made sure that Lamiez had all the necessary equipment to be a DJ.

Hero
Oscar Mbo

Oscar is a DJ that specialises in the sub-genres of Deep House, Soulful House, Deep Tech, Nu-Jazz, Broken Beats, Lounge & Chill Out Music. He has played alongside Kuniyuki Takahashi, Lars Behrenroth, Rocco, Jullian Gomes, DJ Christos, Black Coffee, Trev The Japanese, Vinni Da Vinci, Kat La Kat & DJ Nana to name a few. Oscar Mbo is also the host of the monthly show, The Ashmed Hour.

Meet your contestant DJs - Durban
Cyburmusiq

Cyburmusiq is a 22 years old DJ & Producer born and raised in Durban. He started music at an early age and has been making waves in the House music scene in South Africa and the world. The young producer worked on the debut album of Polokwane producer, House Victimz, and was also featured on House Afrika Records compilation "Amapiano Is A Lifestyle Vol. 1". Beyond this he is featured on Kingsfiso EP titled "Not In My Name", he's already achieved a lot and this is just the beginning.

Deejay Thembi

DeejayThembi fell in love with music from an early age being raised in a musical family where her talent was identified & fostered by her brothers. She co-founded Amadumako Music specializing in events management, DJ training & mentorship. For many years she has had residency at various venues and contributed on Metro FM with DJ Mlu. She has hosted and played alongside top DJs both locally and internationally and is currently focused on grooming the up and coming DJs, especially females.

DJ Lady Bonga

DJ Lady Bonga is a female DJ & community developer best known for her beautiful mixing and amazing track selection. In 2011 she had her first turn on CDJs, at the time she was the only female DJ to be seen at events locally and that is when Univen FM recognised her and she joined Friday breakfast drive show. In 2013 she became resident DJ at Migeroni Cafe and Mms where her fan base grew. 2014 was a big year in her career as she shared the stage with the likes of Oskido, Vinny da Vinci, Ralf gum, Buhle, Van Luco and Black Motion. In 2015 she released her debut album Euphoric Sounds under Infant Soul Productions.

DJ Luu

Daluxolo DJ Luu hails from Witbank, he’s a down to earth person who let’s his music speak for him. He is a Travel & Tourism Graduate from Tshwane University of Technology and is also an ambassador of The Ashmed Hour Podcasts where he releases on the show with different mixtapes under each category. He specialises in sub-genres of House Music, Nu-Jazz, Acid, Neo-Soul, Broken Beats, Lounge, Chill Out & Soulful Music.

Eugenics

Siya Sibaca has established his brand in the South African House scene by playing at some major festivals around the country and gaining international status at ADE Festival. His European tour included The Netherlands, Belgium & France. A young, talented & energetic Siya Sibaca has exchanged warm energies at festivals such as UltraSA, Bazique festival, Africa Burn, House Of Africa (Dubai) to name a few. To enable screen reader support, press ⌘+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ⌘slash

Drega

Drega, real name Yanga Mzimkhulu was born and raised in a small town called Dutywa in the Eastern Cape. The young producer went on to Lovedale Art, Agriculture & Accounting College to further his interest in Art and Design. It's this love for all things creative that has given Drega the flair that he is so well known for. He loves producing Afro House and Gqom and his sound is influenced by the likes of Culoe De Song, Black Coffee, Da Capo, Diplo and Tefo Foxx.

Ezra

Born in Witbank, Ezra Mlotshwa is a music producer, DJ & Events coordinator. Within 6 months of mastering the decks Ezra co-founded his first company Golden Boys Entertainment which produced events such as Golden Boys Easter Hangout. He also joined The Ashmed Hour Podcast as one of the hosts, and made his television debut on Hit Refresh on Vuzu as well as on the Lockdown House Party on Channel O after being selected by Shimza. He's recently released his debut single Solala.

Lee Da Cocktail

Lee Da Cocktail was born and bred in Limpopo. She is the founder of both Deep House Festival and #RememberSHE, an organisation focused on empowering female DJs and artists, the kind of mentorship this country really needs. Her styles include deep house, soulful and dub tech but she is an absolute all rounder and definitely someone to keep your eye on who focuses on more than just the music.

Seavhe DeejaY

Sive Ngadlela also know as Seavhe DeejaY is a Cape Town based DJ that was born in Khayelitsha Seavhe boasts a number of skills that have seen him making a huge impact in the Cape Town entertainment industry. His ability to effortlessly mix genres got him an opportunity to become a resident DJ at @Rands which is one of the biggest lifestyle spaces in Cape Town. In 2017 Seavhe won the the Viceroy Makoya mix competition which gained him more attention as the most versatile DJ in Cape Town.

Mzala WaAfrika

Mzala Wa Afrika is a House Music Producer & DJ from Pietermaritzburg who started out in the House scene in 2010 and ventured into production in 2012. Mzala Wa Afrika has performed both nationally and internationally and has shared stages with the likes of Black Coffee, Culoe De Song and Kingsfiso just to name a few. He recently released an album under the ever famous House Afrika, one of the biggest record labels in Africa, and was featured on Mzansi House Volume 11.

Siphiwe & Lebstar

Siphiwe & Lebstar are versatile DJs hailing from Soshanguve. The duo of TJK Entertainment has been rocking the Pretoria club scene for a while now and with a couple of years under their belt they now looks to break into the national and inernational scene with their flair and new perspectives. Given the chance, these two will surely take over the Dance music scene the world over.

Siphe Tebeka

Siphe Tebeka is fast becoming one of the South African electronic music scene’s most valuable assets. Inspired to start producing at 17, the groundbreaking artist from Gugulethu has dissected and explored almost every genre in his years in the music industry. Now renowned for his distinct sound, a kaleidoscopic and powerful fusion of African and European influences, Siphe is well on his way to global acclaim. Tebeka has already featured on some of the biggest local and international stages, notably Rocking The Daisies, Sonar Festival Cape Town and Tomorrowland in Belgium. He is also a part of Techno Duo STAB Virus with Makonwabe Bekwa (Audiojerk).

Hero
DJ Loyd

Loyiso Mdebuka, affectionately known as DJ Loyd, is a South African-born DJ, TV & radio broadcaster, voiceover artist, MC and self-starting entrepreneur possessing skills and expertise spanning nearly 20 years. His trajectory started in 2006 after a competition win and continued for many more years until he was awarded the Turntablist of the Year in 2010. The award earned him the opportunity to further expand his brand and travel to the Winter Music Conference in Miami.

Hero
King Sfiso

King Sfiso's name has become synonymous with Afro House in most parts of Africa. Over the past few years, he's had successful releases after collaborating with artists like Shota and Mbuso Khoza. He also collaborated with Culoe De Song and Mondli Ngcobo to produce his smash hit ILANGA which was later remixed by Blackcoffee, Manoo and Enoo Napa. He had a radio show on Gagasi FM which is specifically designed to assist aspiring house DJs and producers, and is now on Ukhozi FM.

Hero
Lamiez Holworthy

A South African DJ and television personality born in Pretoria, Lamiez is best known for hosting the SABC 1 music show, Live Amp. After years of being a DJ in the underground, she joined showbiz in 2013 and has not looked back since. Despite the struggles that her family went through, her mother made sure that Lamiez had all the necessary equipment to be a DJ.

Hero
Oscar Mbo

Oscar is a DJ that specialises in the sub-genres of Deep House, Soulful House, Deep Tech, Nu-Jazz, Broken Beats, Lounge & Chill Out Music. He has played alongside Kuniyuki Takahashi, Lars Behrenroth, Rocco, Jullian Gomes, DJ Christos, Black Coffee, Trev The Japanese, Vinni Da Vinci, Kat La Kat & DJ Nana to name a few. Oscar Mbo is also the host of the monthly show, The Ashmed Hour.

Meet your contestant DJs - Pretoria
Cyburmusiq

Cyburmusiq is a 22 years old DJ & Producer born and raised in Durban. He started music at an early age and has been making waves in the House music scene in South Africa and the world. The young producer worked on the debut album of Polokwane producer, House Victimz, and was also featured on House Afrika Records compilation "Amapiano Is A Lifestyle Vol. 1". Beyond this he is featured on Kingsfiso EP titled "Not In My Name", he's already achieved a lot and this is just the beginning.

Deejay Thembi

DeejayThembi fell in love with music from an early age being raised in a musical family where her talent was identified & fostered by her brothers. She co-founded Amadumako Music specializing in events management, DJ training & mentorship. For many years she has had residency at various venues and contributed on Metro FM with DJ Mlu. She has hosted and played alongside top DJs both locally and internationally and is currently focused on grooming the up and coming DJs, especially females.

DJ Lady Bonga

DJ Lady Bonga is a female DJ & community developer best known for her beautiful mixing and amazing track selection. In 2011 she had her first turn on CDJs, at the time she was the only female DJ to be seen at events locally and that is when Univen FM recognised her and she joined Friday breakfast drive show. In 2013 she became resident DJ at Migeroni Cafe and Mms where her fan base grew. 2014 was a big year in her career as she shared the stage with the likes of Oskido, Vinny da Vinci, Ralf gum, Buhle, Van Luco and Black Motion. In 2015 she released her debut album Euphoric Sounds under Infant Soul Productions.

DJ Luu

Daluxolo DJ Luu hails from Witbank, he’s a down to earth person who let’s his music speak for him. He is a Travel & Tourism Graduate from Tshwane University of Technology and is also an ambassador of The Ashmed Hour Podcasts where he releases on the show with different mixtapes under each category. He specialises in sub-genres of House Music, Nu-Jazz, Acid, Neo-Soul, Broken Beats, Lounge, Chill Out & Soulful Music.

Eugenics

Siya Sibaca has established his brand in the South African House scene by playing at some major festivals around the country and gaining international status at ADE Festival. His European tour included The Netherlands, Belgium & France. A young, talented & energetic Siya Sibaca has exchanged warm energies at festivals such as UltraSA, Bazique festival, Africa Burn, House Of Africa (Dubai) to name a few. To enable screen reader support, press ⌘+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ⌘slash

Drega

Drega, real name Yanga Mzimkhulu was born and raised in a small town called Dutywa in the Eastern Cape. The young producer went on to Lovedale Art, Agriculture & Accounting College to further his interest in Art and Design. It's this love for all things creative that has given Drega the flair that he is so well known for. He loves producing Afro House and Gqom and his sound is influenced by the likes of Culoe De Song, Black Coffee, Da Capo, Diplo and Tefo Foxx.

Ezra

Born in Witbank, Ezra Mlotshwa is a music producer, DJ & Events coordinator. Within 6 months of mastering the decks Ezra co-founded his first company Golden Boys Entertainment which produced events such as Golden Boys Easter Hangout. He also joined The Ashmed Hour Podcast as one of the hosts, and made his television debut on Hit Refresh on Vuzu as well as on the Lockdown House Party on Channel O after being selected by Shimza. He's recently released his debut single Solala.

Lee Da Cocktail

Lee Da Cocktail was born and bred in Limpopo. She is the founder of both Deep House Festival and #RememberSHE, an organisation focused on empowering female DJs and artists, the kind of mentorship this country really needs. Her styles include deep house, soulful and dub tech but she is an absolute all rounder and definitely someone to keep your eye on who focuses on more than just the music.

Seavhe DeejaY

Sive Ngadlela also know as Seavhe DeejaY is a Cape Town based DJ that was born in Khayelitsha Seavhe boasts a number of skills that have seen him making a huge impact in the Cape Town entertainment industry. His ability to effortlessly mix genres got him an opportunity to become a resident DJ at @Rands which is one of the biggest lifestyle spaces in Cape Town. In 2017 Seavhe won the the Viceroy Makoya mix competition which gained him more attention as the most versatile DJ in Cape Town.

Mzala WaAfrika

Mzala Wa Afrika is a House Music Producer & DJ from Pietermaritzburg who started out in the House scene in 2010 and ventured into production in 2012. Mzala Wa Afrika has performed both nationally and internationally and has shared stages with the likes of Black Coffee, Culoe De Song and Kingsfiso just to name a few. He recently released an album under the ever famous House Afrika, one of the biggest record labels in Africa, and was featured on Mzansi House Volume 11.

Siphiwe & Lebstar

Siphiwe & Lebstar are versatile DJs hailing from Soshanguve. The duo of TJK Entertainment has been rocking the Pretoria club scene for a while now and with a couple of years under their belt they now looks to break into the national and inernational scene with their flair and new perspectives. Given the chance, these two will surely take over the Dance music scene the world over.

Siphe Tebeka

Siphe Tebeka is fast becoming one of the South African electronic music scene’s most valuable assets. Inspired to start producing at 17, the groundbreaking artist from Gugulethu has dissected and explored almost every genre in his years in the music industry. Now renowned for his distinct sound, a kaleidoscopic and powerful fusion of African and European influences, Siphe is well on his way to global acclaim. Tebeka has already featured on some of the biggest local and international stages, notably Rocking The Daisies, Sonar Festival Cape Town and Tomorrowland in Belgium. He is also a part of Techno Duo STAB Virus with Makonwabe Bekwa (Audiojerk).