DJ Maphorisa

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DJ Maphorisa
Birth nameThemba Sonnyboy Sekowe Sanele Thusi
Also known asLawd BlaQboy Porry
Born (1987-11-15) 15 November 1987 (age 32)
Pretoria, South Africa
OriginSoshanguve, Pretoria, South Africa
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • DJ
  • record producer
  • recording artist
Instrumentsvocals, sampler
Years active2008–present
Labels
  • Blaqboy Music
Kalawa Jazmee(former)
Associated acts

Djmaphorisa Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe (born c. 15 November 1987) popularly known by his stage name DJ Maphorisa, is a South African record producer and DJ.[1][2] 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 Era Istrefi, among others.[3][4] DJ Maphorisa is presently signed to his record label BlaqBoy Music upon quitting Kalawa Jazmee Records.[5]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  1. The Banger[6]
  2. "Omalicha Nwa"
  1. Ngud'
  2. "Mayibabo"
  3. "Afro Trap"
  1. Khona
  2. Kucheza
  3. Love Portion

Singles produced[edit]

List of singles as either producer or co-producer, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
AUS
IRL
NZ
SA
UK
US
US
R&B
/HH

"Ngud'"
(Kwesta)
2016 1 DaKAR II
"One Dance"
(Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla)[8][9]
2016 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  • ARIA: Gold[10]
  • BPI: Platinum
  • RMNZ: Platinum
Views
"Suited"
(Shekhinah)
2017 1 Rose Gold
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sefiso Hlongwane (6 April 2016). "Mzansi celebrates DJ Maphorisa's collaboration with Drake". Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  2. ^ "DJ Maphorisa Set on Africa". Channel O. 8 April 2016. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  3. ^ Diep, Eric (12 April 2016). "MEET DJ MAPHORISA, THE SOUTH AFRICAN CO-PRODUCER OF DRAKE'S "ONE DANCE"". Genius. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  4. ^ Dayile, Qhama (13 May 2016). "Dj Maphorisa's chart topping production on Drake's album and his new house and car". DRUM. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  5. ^ Moganedi, Kgomotso (13 September 2013). "DJ MAPHORISA TO GO AT IT ALONE!". Daily Sun. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  6. ^ Tyler Batimoore (9 December 2014). "PREMIERE: Runtown – The Banger ft. Uhuru". tooXclusive. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  7. ^ http://sa-ema.com/local-chart/?week=2016-02-09. Retrieved 9 July 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ "One Dance – Drake – Credits – AllMusic".
  9. ^ "Meet DJ Maphorisa, the South African co-producer of Drake's "One Dance"".
  10. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. 22 August 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  11. ^ Dhlamini, Thobekani. "Shekhinah's Suited goes 10x platinum, diamond status". MSN. ZAlebs. Retrieved 11 September 2018.

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