- DJ Fresh used the first few weeks of lockdown to reboot, rest and focus on his mental health
- The 947 Drive Time host said he didn't realise that he needed to take a break until government imposed the current lockdown
- The star said he misses physically seeing his fans get lost in the music while playing at a gig
DJ Fresh used the first few weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown to reboot, rest and to focus on his mental health.
The 947 Drive Time host has revealed that he didn't realise that he needed to take a break until Mzansi government imposed the current lockdown.
Fresh, who is also a club DJ, told The Citizen that the withdrawals have kicked in hard now.
"Playing a set-in front of a live audience is something I have never taken for granted and times like these make you appreciate every single person that has been to an event you were deejaying at. I miss physically seeing people get lost in the music…"
The star said it was hard to adjust in Level 5 of the lockdown because all of Mzansi was adjusting and learning about the virus.
"I was home with my family but still separated for their safety but have eased down as I don’t interact with people and monitor my health. I have always been a fist bumper and hugger and having a sanitiser and wet wipes have always been a part of my life. It’s just the mask that’s a major adjustment for me now."
Fresh told the publication that gratitude, financial savings and prioritising mental health are important during this time.
Fresh said it is not easy being a parent during lockdown but said he loves spending extra time with his kids.
"I think teachers should have given us a crash course on how to be teachers at home. It was wobbly in the beginning, but I think we are much better now. I love having extra time to spend with my kids."
Briefly.co.za reported when Fresh reflected on quitting his law degree for a radio career.
The DJ, who recently won the Best Afternoon Prive presenter award, said he has now won more than 10 awards in his career.
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