ITS ALL system go for the 2017 RedSquare DJ Knockout finals at the Dickinson Park, Vereeniging this Saturday December 16.
And the judgment day has arrived. No mangamanga business or stories, finish & klaar…
As for Moraswi Letsoalo a.k.a DJ Lestic SoulShaker, representing Vaal that has always played second fiddle to Pretorians or Southern Gauteng, says it’s now or never.
“The strategy is to simply do the best of me, to stick to my lane,” he says.
“Practice is an everyday thing for me and I also believe preparation will get me through the process. I am not scared of the Pretoria guys; in fact I am not scared of any of my competitors at the final. I am going to win the competition purely through my effort. ”
The young Soul Shaker for his efforts was given a job as a resident DJ at Backroom Lounge, after auditions that impressed the owner of the club.
The 24 year old SoulShaker is not new to the RedSquare DJ KnockOut Challenge. He made it to the final in 2009 when he entered for the first time and in the following year.
He studied Digital Music Composition and audio Engineering at Boston City Campus.
Second prize winner pockets R10 000 and R5 000 for a third place, respectively.
Two stages will be set-up at the RedSquare DJ KnockOut finale where headline performers will include Casper Nyovest, A.K.A, Amanda Black, Lady Zama, Sjava ka Jama, OkMaulkoolkat, 016 Banger Boys, Da Kruk, Dj Sabby, Lebza Da Villian and Ankletap, among many more.
The fundamental objective of the competition is to encourage young and emerging DJs from all over the country to display their talent against other. In the end create your own household brand in the industry worth millions.
Ask DJ Shimza, who is the product of this successful search talent programme. He will grace us with the performance as well.
Says RedSquare marketing manager Victor Selaelo: ‘We are really grateful of the wonderful audience that has attended the finals in previous years’ and look forward to seeing them bring more of their friends for a really memorable time.”
Well, be warned Soul Shaker might shake off his opponents and pocket the loot, don’t say we did not warn YOU though…
Tickets for the event are R150 with VIP’s going for R600 at Ticketpros, Jet, CNA, and Edgars.
Late buyers will have to fork-out R180 at the gates.