DJ Maphorisa Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Songs, Booking Fee, Girlfriend, Cars, House And Net Worth

DJ Maphorisa Biography, Age, Family, Education, Career, Songs, Booking Fee, Girlfriend, Cars, House And Net Worth

DJ Maphorisa is both a producer and a DJ. He is an African big-shot and one of the most hunted 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

Maphorisa is rated as one of the platinum-selling DJs. He has always had a musical background since his mother was involved in the ministry. This means that the young boy grew up listening to music, so he picked the interest quite early. In an interview with the Daily Sun, he said that music has always been his life

DJ Maphorisa Age

DJ Maphorisa was born on November 15, 1987. This makes him 34 years old as of 2021. Real name The DJ goes by so many nicknames that it is at times very difficult to settle on one. His birth name is Themba Sekowe. However, because of what he does, he has since adopted several other names. A lot of fans refer to him differently based on what they love about him.

DJ Maphorisa Family

While details of his family are not known, one thing is clear and that is the fact that he got his musical influence from his mother, who was a music minister, which made it easy for him to fall in love with the craft.

DJ Maphorisa Education

DJ Maphorisa attended high school in the town which he is from, but like every other music lover, he was an average student and focused mainly on his craft. The DJ of recent decided he was going back to college, but didn’t reveal the course he was going to take, he might  become a college graduate soon, as he has started his studies already.

DJ Maphorisa Career

DJ Maphorisa owns a double-storey house in Midrand, Johannesburg. He has shared several pictures of his mansion on social media.

He started his career in 2008. He has since risen through the levels to become one of the most wanted after Djs in Africa. As a record producer with a blend of house music and afropop, he has worked with and has received production credits from several notable artists, including Wizkid, Kwesta, Uhuru, Drake, Black Coffee, Major Lazer, Runtown, C4 Pedro, and Era Istrefi, among others.

Dj Maphorisa’s song “phoyisa” with Kabza De small was an instant success. The song was played through Mzanzi.

DJ Maphorisa Songs

DJ Maphorisa has many hit songs under his belt.  He got his first big hit when he was a member of  Uhuru. The group featured on Mafikizolo’s 2013 smash hit, Khona. DJ Maphorisa was a co-producer on the track.

Some of Uhuru’s other chart-topping songs include Y-Tjukutja and The Sound with Nigerian superstar Davido. The group has worked with Oskido, Professor, Kwesta and DJ Buckz. DJ Maphorisa made headlines in 2016 thanks to his contribution on Canadian rapper Drake’s hit single, One Dance ft. Wizkid and Kayla.

Here’s a look at some of the hit songs DJ Maphorisa has produced:

  1.   Shekhinah – Suited
  2.   Sjava & Dj Maphorisa ft. Howard – Ngempela
  3.   Kwesta ft. Cassper Nyovest – Ngud
  4.   Wizkid – In My bed
  5.   DJ Maphorisa ft. DJ Tira, Busiswa, Moonchild Sanelly – Midnight Starring
  6.   Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna –  Particula 


Beyoncé has also given DJ Maphorisa some recognition. Several days after her appearance at the Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg in December 2018, the singer took to Instagram to share a video with highlights from her show. DJ Maphorisa’s iWalk ye Phara was the video’s backing track.

DJ Maphorisa Booking Fee 

DJ Maphorisa is one of the top DJs and producers in Africa. His booking fee reportedly starts at around R120 000.

DJ Maphorisa Girlfriend 

DJ Maphorisa is reportedly single. While many deejays are famous for their romances with their groupies, DJ Maphorisa likes to keep his personal life out of the spotlight.

DJ Maphorisa Cars 

DJ Maphorisa has owned several luxury cars, including a Mercedes Benz AMG C63 worth over R1 million. Despite his impressive car collection, the Ama Blesser hitmaker says owning a fancy ride isn’t everything.

“Being an artist is not about buying cars but about finding wisdom and using my purpose in life, which is music to influence others,” he told TshisaLIVE.

DJ Maphorisa House

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DJ Maphorisa Net Worth

The DJ net worth is unknown

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