Mthokozi Khathi popularly known by his stage name, DJ Tira, is a prolific DJ, Record producer and Durban Kwaito Artist in South Africa. He is also the founder of a record label tagged Afrotainment which has done really well in discovering new music artiste in South Africa. He is one of the top DJ’s in South Africa as of today.
DJ Tira was born in Kwalabisa Village located in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa due to family migrations he moved to Durban and later studied in the University of Natal he major in Human resources till he discovered his passion for the turn table and decided to fall through with it.
DJ Tira is happily married to Gugu Khathi and they have two sons and one daughter. He like any other celebrity in SA has managed to keep their private life private
DJ Tira’s breakthrough came has a result of opening for top artists on stage, he once mentioned artists like Big Nuz, DJ C’ndo, DJ Fisherman and Dladla Mshunqisi. Although he initially started his journey to music in the University and started playing as a DJ in 2001 where he released is first record titled Real Makoya. He was later signed to Oskido’s Kalawa Jazzmee record label in 2005 DJ Tira is one of the artistes who discovered Gqom music genre which is a popular trend now in South Africa.
DJ Tira since his debut has released a lot of Topnotch songs featuring topnotch artists. Songs like, Thank you Mr DJ, No Rush, Happy Days, Malume just to mention a few. He has also released topnotch albums that have sold out over time. Albums like Ezase Afro vol 1 and 2, Real Makoya and Durban Finest Vol 1 and 2 that have gone on to win him various awards.
DJ Tira since his time of debut has won himself various award recognition both in South Africa and its environs. He has also gotten himself various endorsement deals from top brands in South Africa and Africa. This is one DJ in South Africa that has carve a niche for himself which other artistes follow.
DJ Tira’s Networth has not been formally calculated since he is one of those artist that likes to keep his private life private. But judging from his show performances, owning a record label, album sales, endorsement deals and properties/ investments owned we can say that DJ Tira is one of the richest DJ’s in South Africa and has really done well for himself in the industry. Here are the best songs by DJ Tira.
1.NO RUSH FEATURING PRINCE BULO
- HAPPY DAYS FEATURING ZANDA ZAKUZA
- THANK YOU MR DJ FEATURING JOOCY
- AMACHANKURA FEATURING TNS
- MALUME FEATURING TIPCEE AND JOEJO
- WOZA LA FEATURING BHEKZIN TERRIS AND THAKZIN
- MAKOYA VAN BEST FEATURING BEAST AND TIPCEE
- NO RUSH REMIX
- WOZA MSHANAMI FEATURING DLADLA MSHUNISI
- HAMBA FEATURING VIGGY AND VIRGINIA (QAMBE TWINS)
DJ Tira is one of those DJ’s in South Africa that has done very well for himself in the industry and is a name to reckon with in the industry. What do you make of our list? Share thought in the comment section below