20 Things You Should Know About Lady Du
20 Things You Should Know About Lady Du. DJ Lady Du is one of the leading figures in South Africa’s amapiano orbit with a couple of hits to her name, songs entirely her own or those on which she was featured. Theses songs include “CAtalia,” “Dakiwe,” and “Umsebenzi Wethu,” a collaborative work with Mr JazziQ, Reece Madlisa, Mpura, and Busta 929.
Here are 20 things you should know about Lady Du:
1 Lady Du’s real name is Duduzile Ngwenya.
2 She started her career between the age of 9 and 11.
3 DJ Lady Du is said to be 30 years old this year.
4 She was born and raised in Vosloorus, Gauteng.
5 She gained national attention in 2020, as she said she was ready to give up at the time, but fame found her.
6 Today her fame has gone global, with her picture appearing on a billboard on Times Square in New York, United States.
7 DJ Lady Du comes from a musical family, so creating music is no foreign subject to her.
8 Her father is a veteran RnB singer DJ Choc, and her uncle is no other than DJ Zan D.
9 Lady is engaged to Andile Mxakaza, one of the actors on ‘Isibaya’. Apparently they had met about 12 years ago but were only able to date for four months. They rekindled their relationship in 2020.
10 She has played alongside heavyweights such as DJ Fresh and DJ Cleo.
11 She began singing later after living in America for 3 years.
12 Outside of music, she also has Business Management, Anatomy & Physiology and Skin Therapy qualifications
13 After highschool, she received a bursary from Carniva City to study somatology in London.
14 She spent a year travelling 108 countries as a somatologist and skin therapist on a cruise ship.
15 Lady Du struggled with getting her big break for more than 20 years.
16 In 2016, Lady Du worked as a logistics manager, working 9-5 but still pursuing music on the side.
17 She has a daughter by the name of Mia, and she is four years old.
18 Her finances became tight a some point and had to sell her house, and then had her car written off after an accident.
19 When she was ready to give again, she got a call from Mr JazziQ, who then introduced her to amapiano.
20 She has now worked with the likes of Cassper Nyovest, Foalistic and just to name a few big artists.