Zinhle Jiyane popularly known by her stage name DJ Zinhle is a prolific Disc Jockey and producer in South Africa. She is was well known for being the former inside DJ of Jika Majika a musical show on SABC 1 in South Africa. DJ Zinhle has created a mark in the entertainment industry for herself not only being a DJ but also through acting and she is also a successful entrepreneur.
DJ Zinhle was born in a very small town called Kwazulu, where she grew up with her Brother and Mother. At first she wanted to be a TV presenter and will try to talk and walk like them but after realizing the route changed for her through her brother’s influence of working with a music equiptment company. Due to stress her brother started mixing with the equipments to while away time. After a while he noticed DJ Zinhle had developed interest and started practicing with her.
DJ Zinhle is currently in a serious relationship with South African Rapper AKA whom she has a daughter for. Although their relationship had been filled with off and on but the two are back for good at the moment.
DJ Zinhle’s breakthrough came when she dropped her “My Name is” track which saw her feature Busiswa although she had been DJing for event s and working for a TV station. But the popularity that came out of this actual song made her known in other African countries. After this she has been able to release topnotch songs and thrive in an industry that mostly favored men.
DJ Zinhle since her debut has released topnotch songs like Colors, Against the grain, Uzobuya, My Name is, Black motion ritual remix, Lonely, Umlilo just to mention a few. She has also released and has been featured on albums that have sold out. DJ Zinhle has done really well at carving a niche for herself in the music industry.
DJ Zinhle since her debut has won for herself various awards both in South Africa and environ. Dj Zinhle has also gotten major endorsement deals from top brands in South Africa. She is also an actress and has appeared on television series like Rhythm City and eKasi. She is also an Author has she has a book called “Returning Home to Yourself”.
DJ Zinhle’s Networth is estimated at R22 million, this is calculated from her show performances, album sales, endorsement deals and properties/investments owned by her. DJ Zinhle has done well for herself financially. With her Umlilo single tagged “Song of the Year”, here are the best songs by DJ Zinhle
1.UMLILO FEATURING MVZZLE, RETHABILE
2.MY NAME FEATURING BUSISWA
3. AGAINST THE GRAIN FEATURING BONJ
4. UZOBUYA FEATURING MISS MELODY AND PRESH BEAT MASTER
5. COLORS FEATURNG TAMARA DEY
6. PEPE ROOTS
7. WHEN IT RAINS IT POURS
8. HEAVY DUTY WITH DAMMY KRANE AND GABRIEL YOUNGSTAR
9. SYAPHAMBANA FEATURING BUSISIWE
DJ Zinhle is one of those Disc Jockeys in South Africa that has done well for herself and she is one of the Top artistes to reckon with. What do you make of our list? Share thoughts in the comment section below