The rising star (born Nkanyezi Kubheka), now a Joburg-resident house DJ was anounced as the winner of King of Decks, SA’S biggest online DJ search on Saturday.
This follows a fierce battle in a show’s finale, along with two other finalists – DJs Candii and Zelco – on YFM’s “The Best Drive” show on Saturday (February 21) with a popular listeners’ vote deciding the winner.
As part of his prize, Nkanyezi will get to perform at Ultra SA’s main stage, in Johannesburg on Saturday, February 29, alongside some of the world’s finest DJs; Black Coffee (South Africa), DJ Snake (France), Steve Aoki (US) and Dutch mixer and producer, Afrojack.
“Winning the King of Decks is a real dream come true. To have the chance to show what I’m made of at the biggest music festival in Africa, on the same stage as so many DJ legends, is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” he said.
As company highly committed to identifying and nurturing high potential talent, Estee Burger, Budweiser marketing manager had this to say: “We are thrilled to be a part of identifying and supporting the Kings of Culture and to enable DJ Nkanyezi to showcase his amazing talent at Ultra alongside the very best in the industry.
“The prize also includes an abundance of other opportunities from Budweiser to further help develop his career. As we always say ‘Kings step up and seize their opportunity’.”
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