DJ Maphorisa

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DJ Maphorisa
Background information
Birth name Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe
Also known as Lawd BlaQboy Porry
Born (1987-11-15) November 15, 1987 (age 31)
Pretoria, Gauteng
South Africa
Genres House
  • DJ
  • Record Producer
  • Recording artist
Instruments Sampler
Years active 2008 - to date
Labels Kalawa Jazmee (former)
New Money Gang
Associated acts

DJ Maphorisa (born Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe on 15 November 1987) is a South African DJ, recording artist, and producer. He gained popularity in 2013 after the release of the chart-topping single titled Y-tjukutja, when he was still with his band Uhuru. As a record producer, he has worked with several local and international notable artists including Wizkid, Kwesta, Cassper Nyovest, Mafikizolo, Drake, Black Coffee, Major Lazer, Runtown, C4 Pedro Era Istrefi and Professor.


  1. dailysun, DJ Maphorisa to go at it alone! , 26 February 2019
  2. channel24, Maphorisa celebrates 20 million views for Particula video, 26 February 2019
  3. instagram, djmaphorisa, 26 February 2019