Five times Shimza made us get down

We celebrate the innovative and dance-inducing style of DJ Shimza

By  | May 15, 2018, 02:17 PM


DJ Shimza is known for quite a lot of things but the one that always sticks out is his ability to make people dance. The one that comes a close second is his big heart. As he celebrates his birthday today, we look at 5 of the songs that have made him a household name. 

1. Makhe 

A consistent feature in his sets, this collaboration with DJ Maphorisa and Moonchild Sanelly has become a crowd favourite. We got to see it's effect live at the Major League Gardens All White Party. A banger of note. 

DJ Shimza

2. Akulalwa

His first foray into production saw him release his debut album called Shimuzic. The album featured a lot of people but the feature that caused the most crowd uproar was the Dr Malinga featuring 'Akulalwa'. 


3. African Woman

Another hit that came from his debut album, this one featured Mishka. One could even argue that this song got a bigger reception than 'Akulalwa'. But we'll never know. 

African Woman

4. Congo, congo

This song is from his 'One Man Show' project which came out last year. 


5. Tidal Wave

A love song in the form of a house tune never fails. When Shimza dropped this we knew that it was over. This was his next step towards taking the lead as one of the hottest DJs in South Africa. 

Tidal Wave

Besides all these songs, go to any party and you'll hear people chant, 'Shimza, we wanna party.' 

We'd like to extend a very warm happy birthday and wish him many more to come so that he can continuously rock the house music world of course. 

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