SA Most Followed Musicians On Twitter In 2019 – What is a celebrity? This mean has been altered by our social media, it no longer connotates an opulent lifestyle, the glitz and glamour only, they now stand as some of the world’s largest advocates for our society today. Celebrities are a tool to promote companies products, set different trends, and voice opinions.
1. black coffee – 2.59M Followers
He travels the world, raising our flag on global stages with his sets, yet he will always be our number one South African DJ. He was born and bred in this country, his childhood days milking cows, going to school and daydreaming of becoming prominent one day. It’s also where his grandmother, Eveline Dangala, raised him. His fans love the quality of his work, consistency and the global distribution he keeps on doing, always winning it for home.
“I had a tough childhood and my grandmother was a disciplinarian of note. If one heard a clamour and ululating emanating from the eastern provinces of South Africa, KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape, announcing the recognition of a cultural phenomenon.. and their role in the development of this cultural phenomenon.. one could not argue were that clamour and ululating to be in respect of one.. that is the soul, spirit, talent and vision of Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo, one better known as “Black Coffee”
2. DJ Zinhle – 2.55 M Followers
Females who are DJs find it strenuous to get recognition because of the known patriarchy in the entertainment industry, but there’s no scarcity of women who can maintain their skills behind the turntables.
Commencing from icons as Zinhle Jiyane. DJ Zinhle has transformed into a lighthouse for female delegate with 15 years in the industry and 10 years of success with her through The Fuse Academy. Zinhle delicately built her house for her daughter Kairo Forbes and keeps on thriving, his relationship with AKA has another factor why fans love Kario’s mama. She is a multi-faceted creative, a businesswoman, DJ, a mother and a mentor. Its no wonder she is greatly followed
3. DJ Fresh – 1.77M Followers
– Fans love Big Dwag – DJ Fresh exudes a diversity of talents that have seen him transforming the perspective of fans in the South African entertainment industry, and this he built over 30years he has bee reigning as King. He is a charismatic television personality, favoured social media sensation, and prolific radio and international club DJ.
Most def, he is SA’S MOST RECOGNISED ENERGETIC & DYNAMIC VOICES OF RADIO..
4. Euphonik – 147 M Followers
Euphonik, real name Themba Mbongeni Nkosi is our own South African club and radio DJ, best known for producing Afro House, Commercial House, Deep House, House, Kwaito and R&B best known to radio listeners for his shows when he was on 5FM. Revealing great potential in the business sector, Euphonik also landed a highly coveted job doing A&R for SoulCandi. He keeps on producing spectacular music and expresses his mind, empowers the youth with property investment and he can be a controversial guy too, but fans still love him.
5. DJ Tira – 1.33M Followers
The boss of Afrotainment Project Management – that produced artists such as DJ C’ndo, Big Nuz and AfroSoul. The establishment and elevation of Gqom, gave life to house music and added his followers on social media. The local sound has transformed and fans are loving his club hit songs. Originating from the township Gqom has assisted in creating more young careers in the industry, such as Destruction Boyz, and Rude Boyz. Where there is Tira, there is a party sound, fans just love these guy, he is that Durban guy!
Written by: Aphiwe Theodorah Mvinjelwa