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Welcome to Sweet Beats

If you are a proudly South African aspiring female DJ, you have come to the right place!

Meet our DJs and be inspired by their stories. Get advice from our featured DJ by submitting your questions online. Watch her answering some of your top questions on her Q&A video post. Visit our What’s Hot page for the latest on our DJs and industry news.

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Featured DJ

DJ Swanky

Tshepiso “Swanky” Manyaapelo is Cape Town based pro DJ who recently graduated from DJ Zintle’s Fuse Academy with a Gold certificate. Swanky is also a MC/Host with a voice full of energy and has a great passion for fashion, radio, television and all things media. With extensive experience in the corporate sector, her mind is a bank of knowledge which certify her as not just a pretty face, but also a formidable voice.
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DJ Swanky’s Top 10 Tips

  1. Rule number one to remember is that good DJs aren’t born, they are made, if you have a passion, go for it.
  2. Always remember that behind every great DJ, there is a wealth of clubbing, mix sharing and general music loving. So be ready to party up a storm.
  3. Be aware that there are so many DJs on the industry, so make sure to develop your unique taste/style as you develop your DJ skills.
  4. Focus hard on your music collection, and always update it, according to your style.
  5. ALWAYS!!! remember that nobody is indispensable.
  6. You should always be willing to work hard and go that extra mile.
  7. Always look and act the part and no I don’t mean carry headphones everywhere (hahahaha) but protect and represent yourself and what you are building for yourself.
  8. Find time to detox from gigging.
  9. Be inspiring, Be different but mostly importantly be you.
  10. and HAVE FUN…

Watch DJ Swanky’s Video



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DJ Swanky

Tshepiso “Swanky” Manyaapelo is Cape Town based pro DJ who recently graduated from DJ Zintle’s Fuse Academy with a Gold certificate. Swanky is also a MC/Host with a voice full of energy and has a great passion for fashion, radio, television and all things media. With extensive experience in the corporate sector, her mind is a bank of knowledge which certify her as not just a pretty face, but also a formidable voice.
View Full Profile

DJ Swanky’s Top 10 Tips

  1. Rule number one to remember is that good DJs aren’t born, they are made, if you have a passion, go for it.
  2. Always remember that behind every great DJ, there is a wealth of clubbing, mix sharing and general music loving. So be ready to party up a storm.
  3. Be aware that there are so many DJs on the industry, so make sure to develop your unique taste/style as you develop your DJ skills.
  4. Focus hard on your music collection, and always update it, according to your style.
  5. ALWAYS!!! remember that nobody is indispensable.
  6. You should always be willing to work hard and go that extra mile.
  7. Always look and act the part and no I don’t mean carry headphones everywhere (hahahaha) but protect and represent yourself and what you are building for yourself.
  8. Find time to detox from gigging.
  9. Be inspiring, Be different but mostly importantly be you.
  10. and HAVE FUN…

Watch DJ Swanky’s Video


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Our Djs



Our DJs




Lady Zeejay

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Born and raised in Soweto, Johannesburg is a Deep House DJ & Mixtape Queen. Since 2010 she has rapidly gained worldwide recognition for her blend of Deep House, unique lounge and ambiance style getting her inspiration from legends like Dj Mark Farina, Osunlade and Alton Miller.
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Milli Bala

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Milli Bala has been ‘holding her own’ in the music industry since 2010, packing dance floors and festivals with her progressive, deep house music across the country. Since her debut 10-track album, House Maepa, Milli Bala is quickly becoming a house-hold name in South Africa.
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Portia Luma

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Portia Luma is a Cape Town based female DJ, specialising in afro house and has a passion for performing live, designing clothes and hosting events. Portia also finds the time to attend class at Varsity college where she is currently completing a diploma in Business & Marketing Management.
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Ms Eve

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Ms Eve was born and bred in the small town of Paarl. Ms Eve has gained ‘real world’ experience in the field and can adapt to any working environment. She feels that she excels in both artistic and creative settings while having technical proficiency in the field.
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What’s Hot

 
 

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