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DJ Lag Represents Durban’s Gqom At Grammy Awards

DJ Lag feels honoured to be the first Gqom artist recognised for the Grammys.

South African musician and record producer, DJ Lag, has indeed put in a lot of work into his song, My Power. The hit song became famous in no time and even featured on Beyoncé’s album, which was inspired by The Lion King.

Beyoncé’s album bagged a nomination in this year’s Grammy Awards and DJ Lag got to make South Africa proud by attending the Grammy Awards, held in Los Angeles.

DJ Lag is definitely starting 2020 in a fabulous way. He got the opportunity to visit Los Angeles and attend the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. As a member of the Recording Academy, he was lucky to attend the glamorous events.

The talented musician is the producer of the track, ‘My Power,’ for Beyoncé’s album The Lion King: The Gift.

The album bagged a nominated at the Grammy Awards for Best Pop Vocal Album. DJ Lag represented South African and Gqom music in the United States of America.

Even though the album did not win the award, it portrayed to the world that South African music is incredible.

The producer was accompanied by Chris Kets and Black Major founder, Sevi Spanoudi.

DJ Lag has also announced the release date of a short film he produced. The fast-rising artist feels honoured to grace the Grammy Awards as he is the first Gqom recognised for the Grammys.

DJ Lag said:

It’s been such an honour to be at the biggest music awards event in the world.

Step by incredible step we are taking the sounds of Clermont to an even bigger global audience.

DJ Lag also attended an Adidas event that was also graced by Mad Decent’s representatives.

He felt very honoured to spend time with Walshy Fire of Major Lazer.

The musician said:

It was also fun seeing much-loved artists of ours and sharing such a close space with them- FKA Twigs, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Cardi B, Billie Ellish and of course our own, and my favourite, Trevor Noah.

Thato Siyabonga

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