Kagiso Modiselle aka DJ Divalash from South Africa has won the Best International DJ of the Year award at the first ever National DJ awards in Africa, Ghana DJ Awards held in Ghana, West Africa on Friday February 15.
The program, produced by Merqury Republic Productions, highlights the contributions DJs have made to the development of the Ghana music industry by way of promoting Ghana music.
DJ Divalash who was the only female in the Best International Dj of the Year category which drew DJ Humility of Nigeria, DJ Power of Canada and three others, was recognized for her efforts in introducing Ghanaian music to South African audiences and listeners.
“I was very surprised and humbled,” Divalash said of her award, adding that it’s a great opportunity for her to broaden her horizons. Divalash, whose Amanda mix caught the attention of the Ghana DJ Awards judging committee led by veteran DJ Kofi Dixon, visited Ghana last October to get more acquainted with Ghanaian music.
Currently a presenter on Tut 96.2FM, DJ Divalash is a lady battle DJ, celebrity DJ and Artist born and bred in Mabopane. As an artist, she has performed live at 2010 World Cup funfest, The Big Brother Amplified Live Eviction Show and has been on tour in several countries including Portugal.