The official countdown has begun, Shimza is hosting his ninth annual One Man Show at Mehlareng stadium in Tembisa on the 25th December. With only six days left, the biggest Christmas celebration featuring supreme talent, the likes of Cassper Nyovest, AKA, Riky Rick, Black Motion, Sjava, Lady Zamar, Nadia Nakai, Moozlie, EMTee and with hosts Somizi and Skhumba.
This year’s show is bigger and better with a percentage of its proceeds assisting orphaned children from Tembisa with school uniform. Shimza’s heart for people and the underprivileged is commendable and he strives to make an impact not only in his community but in various parts of the country.
Having recently announced dropping the prefix to his name, formerly known as DJ Shimza, he now only goes by the name Shimza. He has also released a new EP titled Ascendent with Swedish label Cadenza Records, his second international release, following the success of Destino under Djoon – a French label. Destino was later remixed by the legendary Kytronic from New York. The EP has not features and showcases Shimza’s musical prowess and his limitless mixing abilities with slick production skills. The opening track Congo Congo is a dark ride over abysmal tom-tom drums, lively percussions and a gloomy bass lead. Other songs on the EP include Congo Congo Dub Mix, Secret Melodies and Selector.
Shimza is a METRO FM DJ and is one of the most sought-after DJs with flourishing international careers, with frequent shows in places such as Portugal, Spain, Greece, Angola and London among many parts of the world. A hit-maker, whose debut album Shimuzic did very well, featuring hits singles “African Woman” and Akulalwa”.
Tickets for the popular One Man Show are available at Computicket from R150. General access and R350 VIP.