Glen Lewis Biography
Glen Lewis whose real name is Lewis Mpotseng Tshinaba is a South African radio personality, DJ and record producer. He is popularly known for hosting the Metro FM drivetime show.
Glen Lewis Career
Lewis was featured in the second season of City Ses’la. He played the role of a judge in the second season of the reality show, Popstars.
He joined Metro FM in November 1995 where he started working on the 12 pm to 3 pm slot. After a year he moved to do the drive time slot from 3 pm to 6 pm, before hosting the breakfast show from Monday to Friday.
In 1999. Mr. Lewis founded Skeelo & Pebbles Entertainment. That same year, he became a radio presenter at MetroFM. Previously, he held several positions. He was radio jock at Radio bop. He was also a TV presenter on SABC 1’s Technics heart of the beat. Glen Lewis co-produced Baphixile. In addition, he is a radio jock at Thohoyandu.
Lewis Mpotseng Tshinaba released his first of the Mid-Tempo CD compilations in 1999. Five months later he released Numero Uno, which is a collection of pulsating Latic house tracks. In 2001, he teamed up with DJ Fresh to release Gatecrasher Meets Afrika.
Glen Lewis Songs
Singles & EPs
. Glen Lewis Featuring Mjojo And Bongani
.Mid-Tempo Millenium Mix Down Matters Of House
. Matters Of House
DJ Fresh and Glen Lewis
DJ Fresh has shut down any suggestions that there is beef between him and radio personalities Glen Lewis and Unathi Msengana after replacing the pair on Metro FM.
Answering questions on his Metro FM breakfast show on Friday, Fresh was asked why he and Glen Lewis had not worked together after their 2001 album, Gatecrasher Meets Afrikha.
Fresh explained that the “beef” between them came from their time as rival radio hosts on YFM and Metro FM.
“When I was at YFM and Glen was at Metro FM, we both did the afternoon drive shows and there was a perceived beef between us. We would also take potshots at each other. We never hated each other. We worked together on Gatecrasher Meets Afrikha through Gallo Music because Glen had a deal there. There is no beef. The fact that we have not done a second album has nothing to do with beef.”
He said that he was also “not aware” of any animosity between himself and Glen’s former co-host Unathi after he took over their morning show on Metro FM.
“I know for a fact that generally, in our industry, there is awkwardness when I am doing a show you used to do,” he said.
He gave an example of when he replaced DJ Fana “Khabzela” Khaba on YFM and said there was “a bit of tension” after the switch.
“He was (now) doing the show after breakfast and there was a bit of awkwardness but you move on. That is what our industry does,” he added.
Speaking to Gareth Cliff on CliffCentral in May, Unathi laughed off suggestions that she was hurt by Fresh replacing her on the radio.