DJ Zinhle is celebrating a significant milestone in her illustrious career, which has spanned close to 19 years in the industry.
She has demonstrated unwavering dedication and skill in an industry that has often been challenging for women, solidifying her status as one of the premier female DJs in Africa.
The multi-award-winning DJ embarked on her career journey around 2004, securing her initial breakthrough as a resident DJ on the popular youth dance show, Jika Majika, broadcast on SABC 1.
Zinhle’s exceptional talent on the turntables swiftly garnered the attention of industry insiders, propelling her into the spotlight within Durban’s vibrant music scene.
Her distinctive style, magnetic charisma, and ability to connect with her audience set her apart from her peers.
It didn’t take long before she was headlining major events, firmly establishing herself as a dominant force in the music industry.
Zinhle’s impressive résumé includes collaborations with the renowned band Boom Shaka on their album “I Put It In,” featuring prominent artists such as Dr. Malinga, Khanyi Mbau, and Mphoza.
She also took center stage alongside Amanda Black at the Sisters with Soul concert. Moreover, she headlined the Zimfest 2019 live concert, a prominent Zimbabwean festival held in England, and was selected as the headline act for the inaugural Red Bull Music Experience in Cape Town.
Throughout her career, DJ Zinhle has earned numerous accolades, including Best House DJ and Best House Female Artist at the Mzansi Kwaito and House Music Awards.
Her hit single from 2019, “Umlilo,” achieved remarkable success with 5.1 million streams in just three months and earned a triple platinum certification from the Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA).
Additionally, it was voted as the Song of the Year in 2019. As she celebrates her 19th year in the music industry, DJ Zinhle expresses her deep gratitude for the journey she has undertaken.
Taking to her Instagram page, Zinhle excitedly shared 19 years in the game. Grateful.
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