Oscar Mbo Speaks on Biggest Tip He’s Received From Fan: “We Get That a Lot When the Crowd Is Happy”

Oscar Mbo Speaks on Biggest Tip He’s Received From Fan: “We Get That a Lot When the Crowd Is Happy”

  • Oscar recently opened up about the biggest tip he has ever received from a fan
  • The DJ/ producer said someone handed him a handsome tip because he was doing a great job at a gig
  • While fans discussed the exorbitant amount, others threw shade at Oscar's seemingly slurred speech, saying he sounded intoxicated

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Oscar Mbo opened up about receiving a huge tip from a fan
Oscar Mbo said a fan once handed him a large sum of money at a show. Images: oscar_mbo
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Oscar Mbo got real about the softer side of being a renowned DJ: receiving huge tips from fans just for doing your job!

Oscar Mbo opens up about receiving tips from fans

The culture of tipping disc jockeys is growing in popularity in South Africa.

We first saw this when DJ Maphorisa was showered with large sums of money during a performance by an unknown woman Briefly News reported on as "The Gucci Lady."

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Today, Oscar Mbo shared his recent experience of being blessed by supporters during a show, saying it was the biggest tip he had ever received.

Speaking to Kreative Korner, the Yes God hitmaker said during a performance in Maboneng's Cosmopolitan Lounge, a supporter handed him rands and dollars totalling R20K:

"We get that a lot when the crowd is happy, and they show their gratitude. Round about R20K, I remember very well."

Mzansi reacts to Oscar Mbo's story

Netizens were stunned by how much Oscar was tipped, with some saying the amount was suspicious:

yolie6069 claimed:

"Yhoo, that money is not clean!"

Kanan_Mfundo said:

"Cosmopolitan Lounge, Maboneng, that's where you'll get Jollofs and some foreign guys. Money is spent there."

plejadavums joked:

"SARS is listening; they want a 15% tip from that R20k."

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Meanwhile, others questioned the DJ/ producer's slurred speech:

Melusi_Mokone suggested:

"Speak the language you're comfortable with once."


"His voice is such a turn-off."

Sbuda_k1 wrote:

"I think he was too drunk."

Oscar Mbo gifts Kabza De Small

In an earlier report, Briefly News shared online reactions to Oscar Mbo showing off the gift he brought Kabza De Small.

This was after the success of Kabza's Symphonic Orchestra, and Mzansi praised Oscar for being a solid friend.

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Moroba Moroeng (Entertainment editor) Moroba Moroeng is an entertainment writer at Briefly News and a University of Johannesburg alumni (Public Relations and Communications, 2018). She was the content manager and, later, editor for HipHop Africa, where she honed her proofreading, leadership, and content management skills. Having begun her career as a content writer for Slikour OnLife, Moroba has over four years of experience as a writer specialising in music journalism and entertainment. She joined Briefly News in 2023 and passed a set of training courses by the Google News Initiative. Email: moroba.moroeng@briefly.co.za