DJ Kent Biography
DJ Kent whose real name is Khensani Mabaso was born in Pimville, Soweto, South Africa. He is a South African club Dj, Music Producer and entrepreneur.
DJ Kent Career
His career in DJ became when he was young and used to mix in the house. He gained popularity by mixing during valentine and 21st birthday parties.
He teamed up with musical minded duo, Tumi and Euphonik and together they formed Kentphonik. Together, they bowled over the nation when Kentphonik tracks, ‘Uwrongo’ and ‘Masingita’ featured on the eminent producer, DJ Fresh’s album – Definition Of House, Vol 2 & 3 respectively.
In 2007 he released his solo debut album called “Mixing Business with pleasure reloaded” under the record label he co-owns. He created his own mixing identity called mega mixing and has since became the most imitated mixing style in 12 countries, including South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and many others
Dj Kent Albums
- 2016: Evolution X
- 2013: The Weekent
- 2010: I Can’t Survive
- 2003: In The Bush
DJ Kent Songs
- In The Bush
- Second Moon
- Fly Away (feat. Nandi Mngoma)
- Your Love (feat. Ziyon)
- Hold On
- Love You Still (feat. Dominic Neill)
- Don’t Let Go (feat. Mo-T)
- See You Again
- Better with Time (feat. Ziyon)
- Show ME the Way
- Count on Me
- Breeze (feat. Nandi Mngoma)
- Dia de Sol (feat. Jimmy Dudlu)
- Sunrise (feat. Zaki Ibrahim)
- Maria (feat. Justin Chalice)
- Spin My World (feat. The Arrows)
- Top of the World (feat. Liquideep)
- Vertigo (feat. Samkelo Ndlovu)
- Guitar Boogie (feat. Jimmy Dludlu)
- Cherie Amour (feat. Moneoa)
- Searching (feat. Kholi)
- No One (feat. Thiwe)
- Sunrise (Culoe De Song Remix) (feat. Zaki Ibrahim)
- Love Is Just a Dream (Sultry Mix) (feat. Kyla)
- Have I Told You (DJ Kent Remix)
- Special Kinda Day (feat. Kholi)
- Fall in Love Again (feat. Relo)
- Bubble Fi Mi (feat. Leftside)
DJ Kent Awards
- 2012: Best Remix during the South African Music Awards.
- 2011: Best Rban Dance Album during the South African Music Awards.
- 2010: Best Hit Single of the year at Metro FM Awards.
- 2010: Best Collaboration at Metro FM Awards.
- 2009: Best Urban Dance Album during the South African Music Awards.
DJ Kent Cloth Line
Together with DJ Euphonix they opened a clothing store in Braamfontein inspired by international trends they saw on their world tours.
DJ Kent Age
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DJ Kent Wife
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DJ Kent added to Nigerian Afrobeat Meets SA House line-up
South African producer DJ Kent will share the stage with Nigerian Afrobeat musician Dele Sosimi and local dance duo Black Motion at Keleketla Library in Johannesburg on 3 November.
Titled Nigerian Afrobeat Meets SA House, the event will be hosted by the Music In Africa Foundation in partnership with Goethe-Institut, Siemens Stiftung and Keleketla Library.
The event will begin with an educational and interactive lecture on Afrobeat by the legendary Sosimi followed by live performances from Black Motion and DJ Kent.
With more than a decade as a producer under his belt, DJ Kent is no stranger to the South African house audience. The award-winning artist is known for his solo album The Weekent which reached gold status in South Africa after its release in 2013. He is also considered to be highly influential on young DJs, earning him the nickname King Kent.
Also a composer, the artist made waves with his single ‘Spin My World Around’ featuring The Arrows in 2013. His 2016 album Evolution X (10) has been described as an eclectic mix of unique styles accessible by a wide audience of listeners.
“This event aims to provide a platform for Africans to learn and embrace African music styles as well as to promote exchanges between musicians from all over the continent,” Music In Africa Foundation director Eddie Hatitye said.
Adopted From: musicinafrica.net