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DJ Maphorisa recently left fans speechless sitting next to Big Zulu rocking expensive kicks.

Born on the 15th of November 1987, Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe additionally recognized extensively by means of his stage call, DJ Maphorisa is a prolific Disc jockey, file manufacturer and producing artiste in South Africa. His genre of tune is Amapiano, even though he first ventured into Gqom, however due to the Durban producer’s calling him out for doing a genre that wasn’t from his metropolis, he determined to predominant in Amapiano.

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He performs his track each in English and his neighborhood dialect. He is popularly recognized for generating beats for top artistes locally and the world over. Among his excellent works is “Soweto Baby” which he featured Nigerian singer Wizkid in. Other artistes he has labored with are Kwesta, Uhuru, Drake, Black Coffee, Major Lazer, Runtown, among others.


He changed into formerly signed to Kalawa Jazmee Records but left the label, now he's signed to Blaqboy Music. DJ Maphorisa is called one of the pinnacle beat manufacturers in South Africa.


DJ Maphorisa is from Soshanguve, Pretoria, South Africa. He turned into born right into a own family of tune, as his mother turned into a gospel artiste. This helped his song profession as he grew up listening to gospel music and absolutely fell in love with the art. He has always owed his success in music to being in a own family that loves tune, he once stated his music career was significantly prompted through his uncle who got him is first recording set and due to the fact then he had fallen in love with track. He started experimenting with song at a completely younger age, whilst he could pick out up his mum’s information and pay attention to them and then his love for poetry additionally encouraged him to begin writing track.


Dj Maphorisa has a daughter and her name is Lesedi, She became 12 on Feb three, 2021. The music manufacturer published a video of himself and daughter have a very good time collectively on his daughter’s birthday

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DJ Maphorisa attended excessive college inside the city which he is from, but like each different music lover, he become a median scholar and focused mainly on his craft.


The DJ of recent decided he become going again to university, however didn’t screen the route he changed into going to take, he may turn out to be a university graduate quickly, as he has started out his research already.


DJ Maphorisa’s foremost smash inside the track scene came when he commenced participating with Top artistes in South Africa, in terms in their music productions and beat formulation. He started operating with Top Dj’s like Buckz and Kalawa jazmee’s Oskido. He has additionally efficaciously labored along side Top Nigeria artists like Wizkid, Runtown and Davido.

Although tune for him commenced as a family way of life, he commenced paying attention to his mother’s gospel tracks and will attempt to form beats from them and over the time, he became conversant in it and determined to pursue his ardour completely. Since his debut into the track scene he has launched hit songs. He turned into first observed by means of Oskido of Kalawa Jazmee facts and turned into signed underneath the label for a while before he decided to leave and joined Blaqboy information.


Blaqboy Music Presents Gqom Wave Vol. 1 (2017)

On 17th of November, 2017 under his document label Blaqboy Music, the DJ launched a complete Gqom album (Dance/Electronic) titled “Blaqboy Music Presents Gqom Wave Vol. 1” which featured diverse artists from South Africa, artists featured have been blend of all genres. Artists featured blanketed Vanessa Mdee, Zoocci Coke Dope, Stogie T, KiD X, Da L.E.S, Thee Legacy, ChianoSky and Demi Ma.


Blaqboy Music Presents Gqom Wave Vol. 2 (2018)

December 14, 2018 below his report label Blaqboy Music, the DJ observed up “Blaqboy Music Presents Gqom Wave Vol. 1” and launched the Vol. 2, also a complete Gqom album (Dance/Electronic) which featured various artists from South Africa, artists featured were blend of all genres also. Artists featured covered DJ Raybel, King Lee, Material Culture, Moonchild Sanelly, Dlala Lazz, Busiswa, DJ Ngamla no Tarenzo and extra.

Scorpion King EP With Kabza De Small (2019)

On 17th of November, 2017 below his file label Blaqboy Music, the DJ released a full Gqom album (Dance/Electronic) which featured numerous artists from South Africa, artists featured have been mix of all genres. Artists featured protected Vanessa Mdee, Zoocci Coke Dope, Stogie T, KiD X, Da L.E.S, Thee Legacy, ChianoSky and Demi Ma

This turned into his first primary album released in 2019. With collaborative efforts with Kabza De Small. A week upon the release of the album it have become an all time fan favourite. The album/EP housed 5 songs particularly Scorpion Kings, Lerato, Amatombazane,Meropa and Vula Vala. The tune featured pinnacle South African artistes.

The Return of Scorpion Kings With Kabza De Small (2019)

This was his second studio collaborative effort also with Kabza De Small, launched in 2019. The mission consisted of 15 tracks and featured top South African artiste. The album housed hit songs like Abuyile Amakhosi,Indaba Ka Bani and Lorch.

Scorpion King Live At Sun Arena With Kabza De Small (2020)

This is his 1/3 studio album launched in 2020 and featured pinnacle South African artistes.


DJ Maphorisa has released greater than 50 songs and has three studio albums and collaborative efforts with foremost artists. Here are the first-class songs by means of DJ Maphoorisa in keeping with their ratings, streams and Downloads.

1. DJ Maphorisa – Gibela Featuring Kabza De Small and Tallarsetee


2. DJ Maphorisa – Qoqoqo Featuring Kabza De Small and Mlindo the Vocalist

three. DJ Maphorisa – Makhe Featuring Busiswa and Moonchild Sanelly

4. DJ Maphorisa – Umsholozi

5. DJ Maphorisa – Asambeni

6. DJ Maphorisa – Thando

7. DJ Maphorisa – Moya Wami


eight. DJ Maphorisa – Soweto Baby

9. DJ Maphorisa – Sandton

10. DJ Maphorisa – Korobela



DJ Maphorisa has accomplished and headlined at principal activities both regionally and the world over. He had a grand overall performance at Afrima , also at the South African Music Awards (SAMA). He has additionally had look on TV shows on SABC , Channel O and Mzansi magic. He has also performed at major golf equipment and gala's in South Africa.

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DJ Maphorisa is single as on the time of this writing, like every other artists he'll manifestly have admirers and groupies. But he hasn’t pop out to say the if he is in a relationship or not.


DJ Maphorisa considering his debut has gotten numerous popularity and nominations for his tune. He was nominated and gained Music manufacturer of the yr at the Hapa awards. His collaborative attempt for “Soweto Baby” additionally received him an award on the MTV track awards. He additionally were given an awards at the dance track awards in 2019 and also were given diagnosed at Afrima.


DJ Maphorisa’s Networth is envisioned to be 96 million bucks. This is calculated from payments for show performances, album income, Money made from his Youtube perspectives, endorsement deals, Properties and investments owned via him, the artiste is doing well for himself financially and is one of the top artistes in South Africa to reckon with.

His man who has inspired so many young people. You can also find him on your social media platforms such as Instagram.

on his latest post he shared a picture of him sitting next to big Zulu which left many speechless in Mzansi. 

We can all learn something from him and I believe you enjoyed reading about him please like share and kindly leave comments.

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