Ms Cosmo

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Ms Cosmo
Ms Cosmo 5FM.jpg
Born Nonqaba Nozuko Rwaxa
(1988-04-20) April 20, 1988 (age 31)
Diepkloof, Soweto
Gauteng, South Africa
Education University of Johannesburg
  • Radio DJ
  • DJ
  • VJ
Years active 2012 - to date

Ms Cosmo (born 20 April 1988) is a South African radio DJ, MC, hip hop DJ and VJ best know as the presenter of popular hip hop show The Stir Up on 5FM on Sundays. In 2012 Ms Cosmo became the first and only female DJ to join Channel O’s DJ music show the Bassment. The DJ who holds a BCom in finance and investment management from the University of Johannesburg is one of the female DJs that studied DJing through DJ Zinhle‘s Fuse Academy.

Ms Cosmo opened up for Kanye West during his February 2013 South Africa tour, and has played alongside the likes as DJ Fresh, Euphonik, Black Coffee, DJ Kent, DJ Mzi, DJ Dimplez, DJ VigiLante, DJ Naves, DJ SPHEctacula, DJ Franky, Naked DJ, Lulo Café, DJ Voodoo, DJ Choice, DJ Switch, DJFanatic, Dope Jocks, DJ Capital, DJ Speedsta, DJ Shimza, JosiChave, DJ ZanD and Just Mo.

Early Life

Ms Cosmo was born Nonqaba Nozuko Rwaxa on 20 April 1988 in Diepkloof, Soweto in the Gauteng province of South Africa. She lived the first six years of her life in Soweto, before her family moved to the northern suburbs of Johannesburg. As a young girl, Ms Cosmo wanted to be a singer, but she diligently went through the schooling system and later graduated with a BCom Finance and Investment Management degree from the University of Johannesburg. Ms Cosmo went on to work for one of the big 4 banks as a Commercial Property Finance consultant.


  1. loudestgist, Ms Cosmo, 13 December 2018
  2. 5fm, Ms Cosmo, 13 December 2018
  3. GQ, Let’s connect with Ms Cosmo, 13 December 2018
  4. mybiohub, Ms Cosmo, 13 December 2018
  5. citizen, Ms Cosmo celebrates her independence, 9 December 2018
  6. sowetanlive, Cosmo turns tables on doubters, 13 December 2018
  7. People, Happy Birthday Ms Cosmo, 13 December 2018
  8. zkhiphani, MsCosmo celebrates the year of 88 with a new single, 13 December 2018