It’s pay day week! And, of course we’re still carrying through with the SA Hip Hop Awards themed playlist of the week. This time we’re looking at the category for ‘DJ of The Year’ – the chosen ones, responsible for making us loose our morals on the dance floors with their wicked mixes and tunes. Here they are, the SA Hip Hop Awards 2016 nominees for DJ of The Year:
1. DJ Switch
Born in Atlantis, Cape Town, DJ Switch is a force to be reckoned with especially within the Hip Hop scene. Coming from a b-boy background; from his original crew STATIC b-boy to sharing the stage with world class DJ’s such as DJ Ready D, Fresh, DJ Sbu, Dimplez & Milkshake to name a few.
2. Major League DJz
Major League DJz are one of the youngest and biggest Hip Hop DJs in the country. The tweelingz, Bandile and Banele Mbere form this entity and these guys are all about that New Age Kwaito movement which comes across in most of their songs as well the infamous parties that they host.
3. Ms Cosmo
5FM Radio Host and Club DJ, Ms Cosmo is the brains behind the most talked about Hip Hop radio show, The Stir Up. expands her 5FM radio footprint by joining the Roger Goode Show and a new time slot for her hip hop specialty show, The Stir Up.
4. DJ Speedsta
Born Lesego Nkaiseng known as “Speedy” where the stage name “Dj Speedsta” came from. ‘The guy’ is a wearer of many hats including; club DJ, radio and TV presenter on Vuzu’s VEntertainment.
5. DJ Dimplez
The guy behind the Pop Bottles movement, also on of the ambassadors for Ciroc vodka in South Africa – DJ Dimplez is surely a force to be reckoned with.