DJ Fresh, the world-renowned South African disk jockey and House musician, launches his 14th album â€“â€“ Final definition of house â€“â€“ in Harare tonight.
Fresh â€“â€“ real name Thato Sikwane â€” decided to launch the album in Harare following the huge success of his first show in the Zimbabwean capital on August 11.
The 35-year-old Botswana-born artist decided to return to Harare to â€œreward his fans after the warm reception he got the last time he came hereâ€, said one of his Zimbabwean hosts, T Bass.
The 5FM disk jockey is the owner of Big Dawg Productions and founder of the DJ Fresh Annual Scholarship Programme. He is also a co-founder of the Rollback Xenophobia campaign with South Africaâ€™s Human Rights Commission. He is also a successful entrepreneur, and has raised money for the Cancer Association.
People magazine voted him South Africaâ€™s best DJ in 2004. He has shared the DJ booth with a number of internationals, including â€œLittle Louieâ€ Vega, Frankie Knuckles, Armand Van Helden and Dominic Spreadlove, and played in Southport in 2000 and at the legendary Pacha in Ibiza in 2001. Earlier in 2002, Fresh was among a team of South African DJs who performed at the Masters At Work party at the Miami Winter Music Conference. â€“â€“ Staff Writer