In 2019, the YTKO party now continues into the weekend!
DJ Zero closes off YTKO for the week on Saturday evenings from 6pm, with 100% local sounds of hip-hop mixes – carefully crafted to uplift your spirit and served by the vibes connoisseur. DJ Zero will instantly pump positive energy into your Saturday!
Also joining the YTKO roster in 2019 are Legendary Crisp and Mellotik!
Legendary Crisp adds her own colour, texture and touch as she maximises every beat of every Amapiano track to create the unique “Crispy Fresh” sound. Crisp is at the nexus of music, corporate space & law, night-life events and gigs, and schooling you on Amapiano sounds. Her precision mixing at unbelievable speeds is part of the show; as each track mixed in you can positively feel yourself shifting from your radio to a dance floor in the warm streets of Pretoria, where many may say, the Amapiano sounds were born. Have your ears pricked at 6pm every second Monday, as she radiates at the crux of dusk.
Legendary Crisp alternates YTKO Mondays with Da Kruk. Between Euro tours and his London correspondence, he offers the listeners lounge and house music inspired by tribal elements but with global appeal. As soulful as house music can be, this translates into the hearty beats the rhythmic sounds he uses to provide the listener with a transient experience.
Mellotik is not just any hard hip-hop & RnB DJ. He is an experience! He is the transporter of minds and souls to an insane paradise that leaves you feeling invigorated and electrified. With smooth sounds of rhythm that travel from KwaThema to Sandton, he is sure to snatch your attention on a Tuesday night, providing you with a dimensional musical voyage.
DJ Candii, our resident Queen of Gqom electrifies your midweek on a Wednesday. Merging subdued sounds of traditional house music with the new, bright, dubbed kasi electro; a visceral, rough-edged, minimal form of house music distinguished by the sounds of wavy and bass beats. Gqom, derived from the onomatopoeic combination of click consonants representing a hitting drum, is sure to sweeten up your Wednesday.
If there is someone who knows hip-hop better than your best known cypher MC, it has to be DJ Zan D: The New-Age Afrika Bambaataa. Focused on technique, Zan D is a masterfully seasoned mix DJ. He encapsulates all things hip-hop; just as skilful as he is one with word on the street. When he is not DJing in London’s hottest night cubs, or co-hosting SA Hip Hop Live, he is keeping you entertained on a Thursday with a strictly hip-hop mix.
Fridays belong to Lebza The Villain, the Soul Candi Music Institute-graduate and Afro-Dance music DJ. Lebza is what we call a ‘weekend engineer’ as he uses his Afro-futuristic sounds to snare before you’re released, not freely but with a loud craving for a party. He achieves this successfully during the hour between 6pm and 7pm, resonating with the tribalist in you as dramatic drums catapult you into a weekend party mood.
Catch YTKO Mondays to Saturdays at 6pm, live on YFM!
Written by: Y