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Top local DJ’s to judge uShaka Amplified Vibez DJ Battle!


Get voting for the semi-finalists of the Amplified Vibez DJ Battle Competition which showcases Durban’s hottest DJ talent at Wahooz, uShaka Marine World. This DJ Battle is giving young, up and coming DJ’s a chance to win a working contract at uShaka Marine World.

The top contenders were announced on Saturday, July 29th and are as follows: Wandile Ndlela (aka DJ Smash); Jashen Govindsamy (aka DJ Jashmir); Ndumiso Gumede (aka DJ Best); Siyathokoza Zulu (aka Troy); Philani Ngcobo (aka Philafuze); Kwanda Gcaba (aka SKG); Siphesihle Hlela (aka DJ Stowuteri) and T skies Ndlovu (aka T Skies).

The final of this competition will take place on Saturday, September 9th at Wahooz from 2pm and the judges are sure to have the difficult task of selecting just one overall winner. Judges include DJ HappyGal who will also be performing on the night, Ayanda Sigwili – Producer and current uShaka Marine World in house DJ, DJ Vumar of Gagasi and Vusi Leeuw of Vuis Leeuw Consulting.

“Don’t miss this final as its going to be pumping and based on the high caliber of talent that has come through to the finals, the judges are going to have a hard time picking a winner. The competition received hundreds of entries and it has been difficult whittling it down to just eight finalists. At the final round, the semi-finalists will again be judged on their hosting abilities, mixing performance, music choices, crowd reaction and very importantly, technical ability as well as a percentage of online voting points which will be added to their final score,” said Mpume Mthembu (uShaka Marketing Executive)

The final will be taking place on Saturday, September 9th from 2pm until 8pm. Tickets to the public to enter the final event will be available for just R50 per person through Computicket or

uShaka ticketing.

Support your favourite finalist by voting on uShaka’s Instagram. To find out more and for the competition format and rules, visit the uShaka website, or alternatively, contact Malibongwe Mhlauli on 031 3288103 or email .

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