DJ Mujava

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Elvis Maswanganyi, better known as DJ Mujava, is a South African DJ.

Early life and background[edit]

He was raised in the Pretorian town of Atteridgeville, where local taxi drivers distributed CDs of his music to their fares.

Career[edit]

His electronica track "Township Funk" was released on Warp Records on 15 September 2008. It has been played on the BBC popular music station Radio 1 by DJs including Gilles Peterson. He also mixed a half hour session on 20 September 2008 on the internet radio station BBC Radio 6 for an episode of 6 Mix hosted by Iyare. He has been featured by other BBC DJs such as BBC Asian Network's DJ Kayper and Sonny Ji, and BBC Radio 1Xtra's DJ Edu and MistaJam.

He is signed to This Is Music Ltd (home of Simian Mobile Disco) in the UK and Warp Records internationally. He was voted number 34 on NME's Cool List in 2008, and is a featured artist on the NME website.

His last known collaboration was with South African DJ and renowned Musical Producer DJ Qness with whom he remixed the single XXX0 originally by UK based pop singer M.I.A, and the original version to the single also featured Jay-Z on the release package.

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