KOTW Anthem scoops song of the year

By Drum Digital
06 January 2016

Back in the day scooping a Song of the Year title on Ukhozi FM used to be one of the biggest achievements for any musician. Fast forward to 2016, it seems not much has changed.

By Khosi Biyela

South Africa’s dynamic duo DJ SPHEctacula and DJ Naves latest hit Kings of the Weekend (KOTW) Anthem featuring Professor scooped the coveted title and took us into 2016 when the clock struck 12 on New Year’s Eve. The song is featured on their debut album of the same name. The duo showed their gratitude by thanking their fans for this milestone. “Thank you Ukhozi FM for the amazing platform,” says SPHEctacula. To add to his sentiments, Naves thanked all who gave their song a bit of attention and voted for them. “We are beyond humbled and appreciate this greatly. Definitely the best way to start the year for us.”

The duo gave props to Professor and DJ Micks for their instrumental role in the making of the song. The song became a hit soon after its release in August last year. It has been receiving massive airplay and almost topping charts on numerous radio stations. It was ‘number two’ on the Metro FM Top 30 Experience Chart. The song went viral numerous times on social media with campaigns such as the #KOTWAnthem SMS challenge as well as the #KOTWAnthem Instagram dance challenge.

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