DJ Mujava

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Elvis Maswanganyi, better known as DJ Mujava, is a South African DJ and electronic music producer. He has released music through Warp Records, This Is Music and Sheer House.

Life and work[edit]

Maswanganyi was raised in the Pretorian town of Atteridgeville.

His electronica track "Township Funk" was released on Warp Records in 2008. It was played by Gilles Peterson on BBC Radio 1.[1] He mixed a half hour session in 2008 on BBC Radio 6 for an episode of 6 Mix hosted by Iyare.[2] He has been featured by BBC Asian Network's DJ Kayper[3] and Sonny Ji,[4] and BBC Radio 1Xtra's DJ Edu and MistaJam.[5][6]

He is signed to This Is Music in the UK and Warp Records internationally.[7] He was voted number 34 on NME's Cool List in 2008,[8] and is a featured artist on the NME website.[9]

His last known collaboration was with the South African DJ and record producer DJ Qness, with whom he remixed the single" XXX0", originally by the UK based pop singer M.I.A.

Discography[edit]

  • Sgubhu Sa Pitori (album, Sheer House, 2006).
  • Sgubhu Sa Pitori 3 (album, Sheer House, 2008).
  • Township Funk (single, This Is Music and Warp Records, 2008).
  • Township Funk Remixes (single, This Is Music and Warp Records, 2009).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC - Radio 1 - Gilles Peterson - Tracklisting". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "BBC Radio 6 Music - 6 Mix, 20/09/2008". BBC. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "BBC - Asian Network". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "BBC Radio 1Xtra - DJ Edu - Destination Africa". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  6. ^ BBC. "BBC - 1Xtra - Mistajam". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  7. ^ [2][dead link]
  8. ^ "NME Music Blogs - NME.COM". NME.COM. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  9. ^ "DJ Mujava". NME.COM. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 

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