Beats and bucks: The top 5 highest-earning South African DJs

Beats and bucks: The top 5 highest-earning South African DJs

You know you’re from Mzansi when you can’t resist a killer beat. We’re blessed with a host of super talented DJ’s in SA and some of these artists have been smashing it recently, with their skills AND when it comes to bringing in the dosh.

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We’ve decided to share the top 5 highest-earning DJ’s with you to prove that Mzansi is leading the way when it comes to electronic music.

1. Black Coffee

Beats and bucks: The top 5 highest-earning South African DJs

Everyone knows Black Coffee is Mzansi’s king of house and he has definitely earned his crown when it comes to this title. This talented star’s influence reaches far across the globe and his skill on the decks has nabbed him more awards and nominations than we can count. To his fans’ excitement, Black Coffee recently announced that he was in studio with R&B queen Kelly Rowland.

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2. DJ Tira

Beats and bucks: The top 5 highest-earning South African DJs

DJ Tira has been around the block on the music scene and the result is a highly-polished sound and an ever-professional disposition. Briefly.co.za gathered from the star’s social media that he is also one of the busiest DJ’s in SA, with most of his weekends booked back-to-back with high profile shows.

3. DJ Shimza

Beats and bucks: The top 5 highest-earning South African DJs

DJ Shimza has been slaying the decks since as young as 15 and has subsequently grown into one of Mzansi’s most loved and respected artists. On top of his talent, DJ Shimza is known for his dedication to giving back to SA communities. His popular One Man Show event takes place every year and aims to raise money for under-privileged children.

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4. DJ Euphonik

Beats and bucks: The top 5 highest-earning South African DJs

Johannesburg-based DJ, Euphonik, has become a household name over the years with his signature house music sounds. Fans across the country love listening to Euphonik’s legendary mixes and selections on his 5fm show My House, which you can listen to on Sunday evenings.

5. DJ Oskido

Beats and bucks: The top 5 highest-earning South African DJs

According to Zalebs, DJ Oskido is one of the musicians that helped bring the unique SA genre, Kwaito, to the foreground of music in Mzansi. Oskido’s Kalawa Jazzmee Records has been indispensible when it comes to the history of contemporary music in SA and has produced artists such as Bongo Maffin, Mafikizolo, Thebe, Alaska, Professor, Character, Black Motion, Boom Shaka, Zonke, Winnie Khumalo and DJ Zinhle, to name a few.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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