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The DJ Series: 5 Minutes with Champuru Makhenzo

Introducing Champuru Makhenzo. As Costa Titch’s official DJ, you’ll usually find him behind the decks mixing with no headphones. He is the self-proclaimed “TRAPIANODJ PIONEER”, that has a few singles out you can listen to on all streaming platforms. To kick things off tell us who you are and where you are from? I AM NKANYISO MTHOKOZISI KHUMALO I WAS BORN IN KWAZULU NATAL NEW CASTLE AND RAISED IN SOUTH OF JOHANNESBURG ORANGE FARM So, how did you get into your industry? I GOT INTO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY WHEN I…

5 Minutes with Judy Jay

JUDY JAY is a Deep House DJ that has recently dropped an amazing body of work titled After the Storm, and she is from a small village called Tjetane, in Limpopo. Her passion and love for music have opened doors for her making her a resident DJ at a few event places and radio stations. Let us start this off by asking: Who is Judy Jay and what does she dream about? Judy Jay is a girl that hails from a very humble beginning. Raised by my grandmother who did…

5 Minutes with Kay Invictus

Kabelo Pooe (aka Kay Invictus) has been in the music industry since 2015 and the DJ used to produce Afro Deep then later transitioned to producing ‘Amapiano’. What was your first production set-up? My first production setup was to give out something that is very unique, something that was going to be story telling. What type of music were you listening to when you were growing up? I started to fall in love with Kwaito, later on got into house and hip hop. When did you start taking DJing seriously…

5 Minutes with Slice Frederico

Freddy Mkhize (aka Slice Frederico) is a hip-hop DJ that aims to educate the crowd with new music whilst fusing it with some trending jams and a few unexpected surprises. Slice Frederico also has a few singles under his belt with the likes of Espiquet, Lucid Prinxe and Rams. What’s Slice Frederico’s story? Can you summarise how you got into doing what you do, and can you tell us which chapter in your story we are currently witnessing? Slice Frederico is Durban born DJ/Producer who’s residing in Johannesburg. I got…

Studio Sessions ft Big Les For Real (BLFR) & Blxckie

In this episode of Studio Sessions, we’re back with another hot collab. We met up with producer Big Les For Real (BLFR) and artist Blxckie in the Sportscene Studio and challenged them to create an original track. Of course, they knocked our socks off as we saw their talents collide in the making of a brand new track titled ‘One’. Describing himself as both a rapper and producer, Rustenberg-born BLFR reveals that he was introduced to music by his older brother, and soon discovered his passion for producing. Having produced…

The DJ Series: 5 Minutes With Shera The DJ

Introduction of DJ: Shera The DJ
Shera The DJ is a house and amapiano DJ that has a selection of bassy amapiano and house cuts that are bound to get you moving. Last year she released her debut single ‘Ngiyak’saba’ featuring Soa Mattrix & Dj Rico, read the interview below to find out more about Shera and her musical journey.

The DJ Series: 5 Minutes With Courtnaé Paul

Introduction of DJ: Courtnaé Paul
Courtnaé Paul (aka African B-Girl) from Durban is a creative director, B-Girl, choreographer, and DJ. She is a powerhouse who has grown to be a respected force in the industry and has created opportunities for herself opening for the likes of Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Fatman Scoop, Rae Sremmurd, Burna Boy and Omarion.