7 Talented Female DJs For your Detty December.
In addition to Uncle Waffles, and Cuppy, who else do you have on your radar?
This week’s edition celebrates outstanding female DJs from Nigeria to the Amapiaono scenes in South Africa and the electrifying Ghanian Nightlife. These women have mastered their craft, assuring you of the best event nights.
Dope Ceaser (NG)
In 2023, we witnessed some sensational moments, and I’d go to great lengths to relish the first moment I saw Dope Ceaser on my Instagram and watched her live set. Although she’s been a presence for some time, 2023 appears to have bestowed mainstream recognition upon her. With seamless transitions and time-traveling superpowers, she skillfully blends iconic throwback hits and trending sounds. She epitomizes the current cultural zeitgeist, and it’s heartening to see the global audience embrace and acknowledge her role in enhancing the world’s nightlife experience. Additionally, she unveiled her debut single, “Pop Sermon,” featuring Ajebo Hustler and Fave.
Dbn Gogo (SA)
Born in Durban and raised in Pretoria, Mandisa Radebe is one of the frontline faces in the Disc Jokey Nightlife scene in South Africa. In 2021, she was the first South African to join the Global Equal Programme by Spotify. In 2022 was featured on their Africa Radar Programme. In 2023, headlined the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Also co-wrote and co-produced a couple songs of the Black Panther, Wakanda Forever Soundtrack.
Simss the Dj (NG)
Mashups, transitions, anda night long lituation are Simi Pwols forte. Simi Pwols really knows how to spice things up with her awesome mashups and lit vibes! Head over to her Instagram to lock in your spot for any of her upcoming events, especially those epic girls’ nights. She kicked off the new year with a post saying, “If you missed Sims in December, my bad—you missed a lot!” You should make sure this doesn’t happen this December. Also, check out her viral “What Would It Sound Like” series? It’s a vibe!
Soul Yin (NG)
Meet the amazing DJ Meastro, a Guinness record holder who has firmly established herself as one of the greatest disc jockeys around. Get ready for an incredible time! She kicked off the MTV Base 31 Days of DJ Takeover.
Lock in with DJ Soul Yin this Decmber to experience her electrifying and infectious mashups, where the most unexpected songs converge, creating magic for your ears and you feel the uplifting vibe as your body and soul groove to the melodic concoction curated by Soul Yin. It’s a musical journey you won’t want to miss!
Baaba Baadu (GH)
For all you Ghanaian alte party lovers heading to Ghana for Detty December or those already enjoying their residence in the homeland, make sure to swing by Area Bar and soak in the incredible vibes. Experience the magic of bright smiles, loud laughs, and non-stop dancing at a Baaba Baadau set. It’s all about pure vibes with no dull moments – the ultimate recipe for a good time!
Monica Kemoli- Savanne (KY)
Wearing many hats, the versatile cat is involved in quite a couple of things, from management to DJing. Notably everything she touches turns to gold. Currently managing artists and serving as the record manager for East Africa at Spotify, she quite frequently leaves a lasting memory with her sets, making an impact on those in attendance.
Dj Zhinle (SA)
DJ Zhinle, a sensational hard worker and vibe machine who’s been rocking the scene for a while now. This female DJ is breaking through glass ceilings, doing everything perfectly without any reservations. Proudly known as the African No. 1 DJ, she effortlessly operates in that zone, taking South Africa’s amapiano vibes to the world and setting the stage on fire at all types of events, including corporate gatherings.