RIP: DJ Maphorisa’s father has died

RIP: DJ Maphorisa’s father has died


DJ Maphorisa is mourning the death of his father, who is known to possess gave up the ghost on Sunday.

The popular amapiano musician, whose real name is Themba Sekowe, is from Soshanguve within the north of Tshwane.

Evidently, this may be a tragic festive for the talented DJ, who’s taken Mzansi music by storm and put the amapiano genre on another level.

The Daily Sun Team visited DJ Maphorisa’s home this morning, but the family weren’t able to mention their loss.

Maphorisa has worked with a number of the foremost sought-after DJs and artists like locals Black Coffee and Kabza De Small, also as Nigerian Wizkid and American Drake, among others.

He’s known for having great music talent, and he and record producer Kabza De Small make a formidable team.

DJ Maphorisa, who’s known for his songs Emcimbini, Phoyisa and Nana Thula, has inspired many artists who want to use music as a launchpad.