DJ DBN Gogo on making hits and knowing her worth

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DJ DBN Gogo. (Photo: DBNGOGO Instagram)
DJ DBN Gogo. (Photo: DBNGOGO Instagram)


Since she was a little girl Mandisa Radebe (27) – better known as DBN Gogo – has loved music. She would belt out bangers at the top of her lungs while playing the piano at her parents’ home in Pretoria.

“It’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I’ve always just been very musical. I used to play the piano, sing and dance. Music sort of found me,” she says. Although somewhat new to the music scene she’s fast making a name for herself at major events like Ultra South Africa, Rosefest, the Vodacom Durban July and last month’s MTV Strongbow BIG Picnic.

She’s also performing at Afropunk in Jozi later this month. Her first single, LA (with Tumza D’kota and Tshiamo) dropped earlier this year. And she promises there’s more to come.

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