DJ Coco Brown Speaks Out On The Lack Of Support For SA Hip-Hop DJs

“I completely blame promoters for not booking enough hip-hop DJs. You determine what genre moves at groove and you instead choose to book what people are already consuming so much of.”

DJ Coco Brown Speaks Out On The Lack Of Support For SA Hip-Hop DJs - TSZ Mzansi
DJ Coco Brown Speaks Out On The Lack Of Support For SA Hip-Hop DJs.

Renowned DJ Coco Brown has taken to social media to address the issue of the lack of support for local hip-hop DJs in South Africa.

With her significant presence in the country’s music scene, Coco Brown has shed light on the challenges faced by DJs in the industry and called for collective action to rectify the situation.

In a passionate thread on social media, Coco Brown highlighted the immense pressures that come with being a DJ in South Africa’s vibrant hip-hop culture. She expressed her disappointment over the lack of support from promoters in amplifying the cultural movement.

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It’s no secret that DJs play a pivotal role in shaping the music scene and creating a platform for emerging artists. However, Coco Brown’s concerns shed light on the struggles faced by hip-hop DJs in gaining recognition and support for their craft.

The South African hip-hop culture has seen tremendous growth and has garnered international acclaim, yet the DJs who contribute to its success often face obstacles in their career paths.

“The pressure that comes with being the only hip hop DJ at a venue is one that you can never comprehend until you’re in that position. You have to make everyone happy in that one hour and that can never be enough,” she said.

“I completely blame promoters for not booking enough hip-hop DJs. You determine what genre moves at groove and you instead choose to book what people are already consuming so much of,” Coco Brown added.


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