DJ Maphorisa, whose real name is Themba Sekowe, was born on November 15, 1987, in Pretoria, South Africa. He is a renowned South African DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter known for his work in house music, amapiano, and afropop genres. He grew up in a music-loving family, with his mother being a member of a musical congregation, which fueled his enthusiasm for music.
DJ Maphorisa started his professional music career in 2008 and later joined DJ Oskido’s Kalawa Jazmee Records. He gained fame after co-producing Drake’s hit single “One Dance” and subsequently started his record label, New Money Gang Records. Over the years, he has worked with and received production credits from several notable artists, including Wizkid, Kwesta, Uhuru, Drake, Black Coffee, Major Lazer, Runtown, C4 Pedro, TRESOR, Kabza De Small, and many more.
DJ Maphorisa has produced numerous hit songs and albums throughout his career. Some of his most popular works include his collaboration with Kabza De Small on the “Scorpion Kings” album series, as well as songs like “Soweto Baby,” “Midnight Starring,” and “Particula.” He is often hailed as one of the best DJs and producers from South Africa and Africa at large.
In terms of net worth, DJ Maphorisa is estimated to have a net worth of around $2.2 million, according to BuzzSouthAfrica. He has received multiple awards and accolades for his work, including the African DJ of the Year award.
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