Pics! Amapiano Artists Wish DJ Maphorisa A Happy Birthday
Pics! Amapiano Artists Wish DJ Maphorisa A Happy Birthday. South African record producer, DJ and vocalist, Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe, better known as DJ Maphorisa, turns 34 today. He is an African big-shot and one of the most sought after DJs in the industry since he has worked with big artists such as Black Coffee, WizKid, and C4 Pedro, to mention a few. Even with this, it is the One Dance production with Drake that made him gain a different level of international fame.
Born on the 15th of November 1987, the versatile star didn’t announce his birthday, but friends and juniors in the music industry took him to various social media platforms to celebrate veteran musicians. Phori’s partner Kabza De Small wished him on Instagram, saying, “My ninja, happy birthday, God’s blessing.” Focalisitc also wished Themba for a happy birthday.“Happy Birthday OG! Lars Nomoro 4L. Thank you,” Ke Star The hit maker said.
Felo Le Tee also wished Maphorisa a happy birthday, while thanking him for all he’s taught him. Amapiano mainstay Tyler ICU is among those who thanked Maphorisa for what he’s done for him, while wishing him a happy birthday. Check these out:
Maphorisa or rather Madumane performs his music both in English and his local dialect. He is popularly known for producing beats for top artistes locally and internationally. Among his best works is “Soweto Baby” which he featured Nigerian singer Wizkid in. Other artistes he has worked with are Kwesta, Uhuru, Drake, Black Coffee, Major Lazer, Runtown, among others.
Along the line, the DJ, who was mostly known as a maker of gqom hits, leaped into the world of amapiano, joining Kabza De Small and charming the Rainbow Nation with hit after hit. Today, because of their contributions to the piano genre, they are collectively called the Piano Kings. They are also called the Scorpion Kings because of their project of the same title.