DJ Speedsta

DJ Speedsta
Background information
Birth nameLesego Nkaiseng
Also known asSpeedy
Born (1992-05-04) 4 May 1992 (age 29)
Vaal Triangle, Gauteng, South Africa[1]
OriginJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)
  • DJ
  • TV Personality
Years active2008–present
Associated acts
Websitewww.djspeedsta.joburg

Lesego Nkaiseng (born 4 May 1992), better known as DJ Speedsta, is a South African DJ and TV personality from Johannesburg , South Africa. He is best known for his hit single, "Mayo".[2]

Career

On January 25, 2019, his debut studio album Bottlebrush Street was released.[3] The album features Zoocci Coke Dope, Casper Nyovest and Riky Rick.[4] At the 2019 DStv Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards he was nominated for Favourite DJ.[5] On July 9, 2021, he co-host SABC 1 music show Live Amp alongside with DJ Lamiez.[6] At the 2020 South Africa Hip Hop Awards, he was nominated for Best DJ.[7]

In 2021, he co-hosted season 6 of the talent show competition 1's and 2's on SABC 1.[8]

Discography

Studio albums

  • Bottlebrush Street (2019)

Mixtapes

Mixtape Title Mixtape Details
The Guy: Episode 1 - Season 23[9]

Filmography

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2018-present Himself Host
1's and 2's Himself Co-host

Awards and nominations

Year Award Ceremony Prize Work/Recipient Result
2014
South African Hip Hop Awards 2014 DJ of the Year[10] Himself Nominated
2015
South African Hip Hop Awards 2015 Best Collabo[11] Special Somebody (featuring Cassper Nyovest, Riky Rick and Anatii) Nominated
DJ of the Year[11] Himself Nominated
Video of the Year[11] Special Somebody (featuring Cassper Nyovest, Riky Rick and Anatii) Nominated
2016
South African Hip Hop Awards 2016 DJ of the Year[12] Himself Won
2017
16th Metro FM Music Awards Best Collaboration[13] Mayo (featuring Yung Swiss, Tellaman, Shane Eagle and Frank Casino) Nominated
Best Hit Single[13] Mayo (featuring Yung Swiss, Tellaman, Shane Eagle and Frank Casino) Nominated

References

  1. ^ "Show us your hood: DJ Speedsta". Gauteng Tourism Authority. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Congrats flood in for DJ Speedsta as his single Mayo goes gold". channel24. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. ^ Ntsinde, Mandisa. "NEW: DJ Speedsta Drops Long Awaited Debut Album, Bottlebrush Street". Zkhiphani.
  4. ^ "Listen to DJ Speedsta's new album, BottlebrushStr". 28 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Mzansi Magic - The DStvMVCA Favourite DJ nominees are dynamite!". Mzansi Magic. December 11, 2019.
  6. ^ Mbhele, Sandisiwe. "The Celebs that 'Live Amp' gave us - The Citizen". The Citizen. Retrieved July 9, 2021.
  7. ^ Seroto, Butchie (13 December 2020). "SA Hip Hop Awards 2020: All the winners | Music In Africa". Music In Africa.
  8. ^ "Speedsta And DJ Tira Join 1s And 2s Season Six - ZAlebs". Zalebs. March 14, 2021.
  9. ^ "CHECK OUT DJ SPEEDSTA'S NEW THE GUY MIXTAPE". SA Hip Hop Mag. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  10. ^ "SOUTH AFRICAN HIP HOP AWARDS 2014". SA Hip Hop Awards. Retrieved 30 January 2017.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ a b c "Nomination List 2015". South African Hip Hop Awards. Retrieved 30 January 2017.[permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "FULL LIST: SA Hip Hop Awards winners". channel24. Retrieved 30 January 2017.
  13. ^ a b "Metro FM Music Awards 2017 Nominees – See Full List!". Mytvnews. Retrieved 30 January 2017.

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