DJ Maphorisa – Biography, Age, Wife, Songs, Social Media and Net Worth

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DJ Maphorisa (born 15 November 1987) is a South African Disc Jockey, record producer, and musician. He is one of the most popular figures in the African entertainment industry.

DJ Maphorisa
DJ Maphorisa

DJ Maphorisa Biography

Themba Sonnyboy Sekowe is the real name of Pretoria-based rapper, DJ Maphorisa who was born on November 15, 1987, in South Africa. The international celebrity disc jockey grew up and was raised in a music-loving family. His mother was a member of a musical congregation, which fueled his enthusiasm for the field. His father is a Nigerian, while his mother is a South African.

Many of his fans don’t know but Sepedi is his native tongue. Well, if you didn’t know prior to reading this, now you do all thanks to Nerdville.co.za

While he was still a rising star, he joined Uhuru, a musically interested group of like-minded individuals. He released his first official single, which was a well-received tune, while remaining a member of the group.

In 2013, he was featured in a song that became a smash. This was the Mafikizolo smash song Khona was co-produced by the Pretorian DJ.

The Mafikizolo group recorded a song called The Sound that featured international superstar Davido. Y-Tjukutja was another popular song they had.

After leaving Kalawa Jazmee Records, he created Blaqboy Music. Stars such as Sha Sha, Myztro Musiq, Lucas Raps, Ma Whoo, Tyler ICU, Mas Musiq, Zingah, Mlindo the Vocalist, Bontle Smith, Daliwonga, and other great artists are/were (depending on their contract terms as at the time you are reading this post) signed to DJ Maphorisa’s record company, Blaqboy Music.

Niniola, Oskido, Kwesta, Professor, Deejay Buckz, are amongst some of the acts to have collaborated with him.

It is important to also state that he played a role in the popular Wizkid’s One Dance, with Canadian star, Drake which featured Kayla. This earned him international recognition.

In recent times, the celebrity disc jockey has been working closely with Kabza De Small and together they took the Amapiano genre global.

How can I contact DJ Maphorisa?

In order to book the superstar DJ, you can send an email to [email protected] or call +27 813 401 356.

Where is DJ Maphorisa come from?

He is both of Nigerian and South African origin but identifies more with his South African background.

Who is Maphorisa on Instagram?

You can contact him @djmaphorisa.

Is DJ Maphorisa Nigerian?

Yes, he is.

DJ Maphorisa Age: How old is Maphorisa?

In 2022, he is 35 years of age.

DJ Maphorisa Wife/Girlfriend

He was rumored to be in a relationship with media personality, Cyan Boujee but seems they have both part ways.

Social Media

You can connect with him via the following social media platforms.


His official account has been suspended as at the time this post was last modified.


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DJ Maphorisa Net Worth

As of 2022, his net worth stands at $6 million which is R92 million.

Lethabo Ndlovu

Lethabo Ndlovu is a KwaZulu-Natal-born writer. He is the Editor-in-Chief at Nerdville. Ndlovu is happily married to Sarah Ndlovu with children and they both live in Johannesburg South Africa. His interests include football, writing, and trying to make himself better by reading.

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