DJ Maphorisa is 33 years old today and while people have mixed feelings about him, there is no denying he has made moves in the Mzansi entertainment game.
Birthdays are the best reason to celebrate and we are sure Maphorisa did, is doing and will do just that.
Maphorisa is both a producer and a DJ. He is an African bigshot and one of the most sought-after DJs in the industry since he has worked with big artists such as Black Coffee, WizKid and C4 Pedro, to mention a few. Even with this, it is the One Dance production with Drake that made him gain a different level of international fame.
One of his besties and fellow artists, DJ Shimza, took to social media to wish Maphorisa a happy birthday.
“Happy birthday @DjMaphorisa, keep going bro!”
In celebration of Maphorisa’s 33 years on this earth, Briefly.co.za brings you six awesome facts about the talented Mzansi DJ and producer:
1. Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe is Maphorisa’s real name.
2. Maphorisa is an outspoken artist who is not swayed by public opinion.
3. He is the former leader of the group Uhuru and HOUSE music producer.
4.Maphorisa came into the limelight when he co-produced Drake's hit single One Dance.
5. DJ Maphorisa started his career at an early age.
He comes from a musical family. His mother was involved in the ministry and the DJ grew up listening to gospel music.
6. He got his first big hit when he was a member of Uhuru
The group featured on Mafikizolo’s 2013 smash hit, Khona.
Happy "born day" big guy!
Briefly.co.za previously reported that DJ Maphorisa took to social media to announce that Mas Musiq has released a new project titled Mambisa II. The album features bangers such as Joni, Emakasana and Skelem.
Mas Musiq, who is signed to Phori's stable, BlaqBoy Music, features artists such as Focalistic, Daliwonga, Kabza De Small and Phori in the 15-track album. Mas Musiq's first project titled Mambisa was one of the most-played Amapiano albums in 2019.
Mas Musiq, whose real name is Thabo Ngubane, is back again this year to prove that he is not a one-hit wonder.
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