Women In House: Meet Sithelo The DJ

Cue in House music newest DJ, Sithelo who is popularly known as Sithelo the DJ. Hailing all the way from Umkomaas in KwaZulu Natal, Sithelo first fell in love with music in 2013 while pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. Also had been a social lite and a fashionista, Sithelo entry to the industry was abrupt and instant.

The House Music scene is mostly dominated by male figures, particularly in the DJ aspect of the industry. Few female acts are paving the way, despite the stereotypes that DJing is a Boys sport. DJs such as Ms Cosmo and DJ Zintle are proof that you can be successful as a female DJ.

Having been discovered by Durban based DJ Kotin, who later offered to pay for her Deejaying lessons, Sithelo went on the study DJing and production. Soon after we saw Sithelo releasing her debut single ‘Gcobhoza’ which was released under Kotin Records. Sithelo’s sound is one that is hard to describe and put into a single box. Her song is one of an Afrobeat and Gqom derivative.

Now Sithelo The DJ blesses us with a follow up single entitled FOREVER.

Sithelo The Dj – Forever (feat. Skyewanda)

Forever is Sithelo’s latest single. The low-key profile of the song is what will make other producers and artists want to re-edit and put their spin on this song.