South Africa is no doubt the Africa’s house music capital. South African DJs are usually the most sought after internationally and globally. In no specific order, below is a compilation of the Top 5 Richest South African DJs who are not only spinning records but spinning selling and top records without losing site of the money.
1. Black Coffee
Black Coffee is a South African record producer and DJ. He began his career around 1995 and has released five albums as well as a live DVD under his Johannesburg-based record label, Soulistic Music. Black Coffee generates good income from his Soulistic Music label which has some of the top house music acts signed to it. Black Coffee has collaborated with artists such as Usher, Alicia Keys and Drake. His music has repeatedly been on the best selling lists for many years. The celebrated artist currently has properties in the United States and other countries and hangs out with the likes of P Diddy! To top it off, he currently drives a Maserati!
Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa, popularly known by his stage name– Oskidois the boss at Kalawa Jazmee Records which is a record label that is and has been home to the likes of Thebe, Professor, DBN Nyts, Mafikizolo, Alask, Brothers of Peace, Boom Shaka, Bongo Maffin, Trompies and more! who all have has very successful music careers!
3. Dj Euphonik
Euphonik is known mostly for playing House music. Euphonik has travelled the world and has played in places such as New York, Miami, Ibiza, Dubai, UK, Spain and around Africa. He has shared stages with Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, Afrojack, Hardwell, Skrillex, Nicky Romero, Deadmau5, Louie Vega, and Richie Hawtin.Euphonik invests in properties and owns a total of fourteen properties in Johannesburg, South Africa. Euphonik and Superga (an Italian shoe company) collaborated in 2012 and brought out a limited edition black and gold Euphonik sneaker. In 2013 they worked together on a second pair of black and gold high-top Euphonik Superga sneaker and will be launching a new pair in 2015. The Dj current drives a Bently!
4. Dj Sbu
Sibusiso Leope, also known as DJ Sbu and believed to be Mzekezeke, is a successful South African DJ and Kwaito artist who is also the founder of TS Records. He is also the founder of MoFaya an energy drink which has been doing the rounds for the past 2 years. The popular DJ currently drives a Porsche and at some point stayed in a R50 000 per month townhouse.
5. Dj Fresh
DJ Fresh is a radio DJ, Music producer, entrepreneur and radio and television producer best known as a host on Metro FM. Sikwane was born and raised in Botswana.Fresh has released 32 albums to date and has worked on many tv shows and owns companies of his own.