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with Farai Engelbrecht
A long-overdue link up with independent visual artist, curator & art dealer - Samurai Farai. Tune in as Farai shares his story of becoming a South African visual arts extraordinaire. 
01:55:17
September 23, 2021
with Lethabo Mokoena
A stimulating conversation with sneaker cleaning pioneer, Lethabo Mokoena. Lethabo dissects his road to building Walk Fresh to the reputable company that it is today.
01:23:16
September 17, 2021
with Sibu Mabena
An insightful conversation with the founder of Duma Collective, Sibu Mabena. A young creatively inclined woman with an extensive experience in the event production, sponsorship acquisition performance direction and social media marketing. She talks to us about how she stayed on her journey and managed to make a name for herself. Listen as she tells us more.
01:39:39
September 2, 2021
with Ziyanda Ngcobo
A candid chat with senior politics reporter & journalist, Ziyanda Ngcobo. Ziyanda lets us in on her journey and how she navigated her way to being a reputable reporter.
01:15:32
August 26, 2021
with Katlego Malatji
A conversation with a jack of many trades within the entertainment industry, Advocate Katlego Malatji. We talk about his new ventures and how he managed to build his infrastructures. Through the trials and tribulations. Listen to hear his story.
01:23:53
August 19, 2021
with Sunshine Shibambo
Creative extraordinaire, ideation specialist and co-founder of Cheri Yase Kasi. Sunshine sits down with us to give us a walk down memory lane and an insight on the journey she decided to take in order to be the person that she is today. Listen as she fills us in.
01:31:18
July 23, 2021
with Sakhile "Sash" Cebekhulu
A conversation with Sakhile "Sash" Cebekhulu about his love for the arts, his background and on how he navigates his journey.
01:01:40
July 16, 2021
with Sine Ndlela
An eye opening and uncensored conversation with the creator of, organic ice cream brand, Yococo. Sine Ndlela takes us through her journey and transitioning phases to get a grasp of who she is and how she managed to get where she is today.
01:07:39
July 1, 2021
with Fred Kayembe
Season 3 of DEAD. Radio commences with a powerful link up with storyteller and former Hype Magazine head huncho, Fred Kayembe.
01:01:43
June 11, 2021
with Hugo Lopez | DJ SERIES
Nostalgic house tunes put together effortlessly by the one and only Hugo Lopez
42:14
May 27, 2021
with CHAR | DJ Series
We're back with a banging mix by CHAR who features SA and international hip-hop hits. This selection is top-notch and the transitions are witty. Tune in!
33:49
May 10, 2021
with Don Loco | DJ Series
Don Loco is our latest feature on the DEAD. Radio DJ Series and he sets loose a groovy mix to get the people moving. Turn the volume all the way up and enjoy.
29:43
April 22, 2021
with sptmbr yngstr. | DJ Series
Hailing all the way from Cape Town with the freshest vibes, we've got sptmbr yngstr. The producer/ DJ invades DEAD. Radio with his bouncy remixes and clinical transitions.
29:56
April 16, 2021
with Technodeep | DJ Series
Straight out of the Free State, we feature a neo-soul mix curated by Technodeep. This mix is fit for any day, any vibe and any weather. Enjoy!
30:20
April 8, 2021
with Jinji | DJ Series
Jinji delivers a clean selection of rnb and neo-jazz sounds to set the tone on this fine Good Friday. Turn the volume up and enjoy the vibes.
30:43
April 2, 2021
with Nouveaux | DJ Series
The eclectic duo - Nouveaux - electrify the DEAD. Radio DJ Series with some gems and hot remixes. Take a listen!
36:58
March 25, 2021
with Kat Upendi | DJ Series
The first lady of Alté Cruise, Kat Upendi, blesses us with a wavy mix. Tune into this curation of blistering afrobeats and afropop sounds.
30:48
March 11, 2021
with Zuks | DJ Series
Producer & DJ - Zuks - features on this edition of the DJ Series and blazes the hottest flips, trapsoul and futurebass tunes. Tune in and be taken away by this stupendous mix! 
29:38
March 4, 2021
with Kaddy | DJ Series
Kaddylac Radio features on the latest DEAD. Radio DJ Series and serves us the finest flips and fusions of alternative tunes. Enjoy the musical trip!
37:21
February 25, 2021
with 808 Kid | DJ Series
Future beats fanatic and producer, 808 Kid, features on this edition of the DEAD. Radio DJ Series. The curation is a blend of hip-hop hits, flips and the grooviest future beats sounds. 
30:03
February 18, 2021
with Canvas Sativa | DJ Series
Canvas Sativa is the latest selector on the DEAD. Radio DJ Series and he serves us with nothing but the smoothest sounds.
32:04
February 11, 2021
with Bonolo Thomas | DJ Series
Your weekly sound selector makes a much-anticipated return with a sophisticated curation of alternative sounds. Bonolo Thomas graces DEAD. Radio with her finest mix, enjoy.
41:27
February 5, 2021
with Si Jones | DJ Series
Afro-tech and house aficionado, Si Jones, blesses us with an afro-tech mix that is out of this world. Tune in to your weekly sound selector and be moved by the smoothest sounds.
29:59
December 20, 2020
with The Sobering Podcast
DEAD. radio with The Sobering Podcast. Talking about the state of hip hop and life as a whole with the Sobering team. Enjoy.
01:05:14
December 11, 2020
with Mouss | DJ Series
One of SA's most clinical young talents, Mouss, delivers a notable mix. Local & international hip-hop hits, smooth transitions and electric effects are the order of the day.
31:06
November 29, 2020
with Loyiso Gola
A candid conversation with one of the country's most revered comedians - Loyiso Gola. He speaks on his journey in South Africa and how he has managed to gain a better insight of who he is and how he managed to get there and maintain it.
01:02:02
November 26, 2020
with Lenzowannabenzo | DJ Series
Lenzowannabenzo balances the wet weather with a cutthroat selection of house tunes. Wherever you’re tuning in from, this mix is guaranteed to leave your head bopping.
27:51
November 22, 2020
with Jazzylac Radio | DJ Series
Jazzylac Radio constructs a spiritual mix featuring alternative tunes. Listen to this unique curation and allow it to take you on a musical trip.
38:44
November 16, 2020
with Vaughn Thiel
This conversation features Vaughn Thiel, an independent record label executive, founder of CO4LITION, Stay Low and former co-founder of Eagle Entertainment. Vaughn reflects on his background in soccer and marketing agencies among other things. He discusses what it means to be an independent thinker and artist.
01:10:54
November 14, 2020
with Shera The DJ | DJ Series
"Ngiyaksaba" hit-maker and house music disc jockey, Shera The DJ, blesses us with a groovy amapiano mix. Listen as she takes us away.
18:46
November 8, 2020
with Marc Young | DJ Series
Unique and electric deep tech sounds are the order of the day as Marc Young serves us his best selection.
30:24
October 27, 2020
with Ninel Lara
Co-founder of Vth Season - a reputable South African independent record label representing artists throughout the continent - Ninel Lara can be considered the driving force behind the success of great acts in the African sphere.
53:10
October 24, 2020
with Lelowhatsgood | DJ SERIES
A fusion of afrotech tunes - Lelowhatsgood takes us on a musical trip with a selection of nostalgic sounds.
30:57
October 19, 2020
with Khaya "Bhubesii Kobayashi" Sibiya
An in-depth convo with a highly decorated creative director, designer, musician, stylist and all-round entrepreneur - Bhebesii Kobayashi.
01:26:05
October 16, 2020
with Fanele Grace | DJ Series
A selection of the finest amapiano sounds out of South Africa, curated by the mighty Fanele Grace.
27:00
October 11, 2020
with Day Marumo
Podcast with one influential man that is normally not in front of the camera but behind. Day Marumo is an aggressively ambitious and focused person that is highly invested in his development and making sure that he gets where he needs to be. Listen as he tells us what he's about.
52:24
October 8, 2020
with DJ Smokes | DJ SERIES
DJ Smokes curates a unique hiphop mix with a fine balance of local & international joints. In addition to the selection, the mash-ups and the transitions are out of this world.
24:00
October 4, 2020
with Thuto XCLSV | DJ SERIES
Thee finest exclusive sounds, listen to this blistering hot compilation by Thuto XCLSV. This is something worth your time.
01:01:12
September 27, 2020
with PHODII | DJ SERIES
Afro-tech disc jockey, Phodii, curates a melodic mix that can only leave you dancing or in a musical trance. His track selection and transitions are intricate. Listen to his mix as he takes us on a trip.
30:57
September 24, 2020
with LESEDITHEDJ | DJ SERIES
A blistering hot 100% South African Hip Hop mix by LESEDITHEDJ. Listen as he shows us his skills.
24:22
September 20, 2020
with Nomfleek | DJ SERIES
A soothing compilation by Nomfleek. 7 colors of soul that will definitely keep making you come back. Listen and enjoy.
34:09
September 17, 2020
with Deniece Marz | DJ SERIES
Where’s my Sun, shine? A smooth selection of sounds by the one & only, Deniece Marz. Listen as she puts together something special.
26:17
September 14, 2020
with ANDRD18 | DJ SERIES
Smooth nostalgic sounds on your weekly sound selector. We have ANDRD18 giving us a well-blended house mix, which will most definitely take on a journey. Listen to the immaculate sounds of ANDRD18.
27:33
September 10, 2020
with DJ Enzo | DJ SERIES
Straight out of Pretoria, DJ Enzo is one of thee go-to-guys if you're looking for an 100% South African mix. He goes over and above to deliver a stellar. Listen as he gives us a test drive.
19:11
September 6, 2020
with The Voice | DJ SERIES
On today's session, we've got The Voice giving us nothing but straight fire. Listen as he gives us a taste of what he is about.
35:42
September 3, 2020
with Tumi Turna | DJ SERIES
We've got the sounds of Tumi Turna, compiling a well blended mix that's sensational to say the least. Listen below to get a taste of her!
25:58
August 30, 2020
with Le Nanza | DJ SERIES
Le Nanza taking us back on a nostalgic soulful and deep house journey. Listen to her impressive song selection and well blended compilation on your weekly sound selector.
33:47
August 27, 2020
with Kat Upendi | DJ SERIES
Your weekly sound selector is back with one other than Kat Upendi, who delivers a well transitioned compilation of Alté Cruise sounds. Listen as she takes us away.
24:33
August 23, 2020
with Tenoceans | DJ SERIES
Teasing across genres of deep-tech, melodic techno, progressive house and fusing her love for afro-soul into electronic remixes, Tenoceans is truly a force to be rekoned with. Her song selections and compilations intends to simultaneously ground you in your bodily self and elevate you to a realm of spiritual experience. Listen as she takes us on this journey.
33:22
August 20, 2020
with Boujeena | DJ SERIES
A vast selection of music which spans across Africa, Boujeena, has put together a sensational mix which consists of Afrobeats and Alternative hits. Listen as she gives us a vivid idea of what she’s about.
24:54
August 16, 2020
with UNKLE KEN. | DJ SERIES
On this series of DEAD. radio DJ SERIES, we've got UNKLE KEN. laying down one helluva mix. Straight out of Pitori, listen as he puts forth his immaculate compilation.
30:30
August 13, 2020
with DJ Jus_Low | DJ SERIES
We are back with another mix. This time around we have a versatile DJ, who has compiled a 99% South African Hip Hop, Jus_Low. Listen and enjoy these sounds. Happy women's day to all the women. Women's day should be everyday.
19:58
August 9, 2020
with Nouveaux | DJ SERIES
Dynamic duo, Nouveaux, on the ones and twos. Bless your ears. Enjoy.
20:59
August 6, 2020
with DJ CHAR | DJ SERIES
Pretoria bred, DJ CHAR blesses with a 100% South African Hip Hop mix to start the month of August. To all the beautiful women, happy women's month.
30:54
August 2, 2020
with Native Deep | DJ SERIES
Listen to the sounds of Native Deep on DEAD. radio
29:56
July 30, 2020
with BASMNT | DJ SERIES
A well transitioned and compiled strictly South African Hip Hop mix by the one and only, BASMNT.  Tracklist is as follows; 01 lloyiso - Madoda Sabelani (BASMNT EDIT) 02 Dj City Lyts Feat. Fifi Cooper, Emtee & B3ncMarQ - Washa 03 ESPIQUET Feat. Cye - Remedy 04 J Molley Feat. Emtee - Going Down 05 Emtee - Wave 06 Nasty C - Eazy (BASMNT INTRO) 07 031 Choppa ft Marcus Harvey - INKABI (BASMNT INTRO) 08 Ricco Luty - 40 On 40 09 Yuang Feat. TankTheRockstar & Reese VDH - FREE YUANG 10 Nasty C ft Crowned Yung - Screetched (BASMNT EDIT) 11 Tumi Tladi ft Moozlie & Rouge - Basadi REMIX (BASMNT EDIT) 12 Magle Doe Boy - BODEGA 13 LucasRaps - Without Me (BASMNT EDIT) 14 NuEdison - Saturated 15 AKA Feat. K.O - Run Jozi(Godly) 16 Dee Koala - Ndintswembu (BASMNT INTRO) 17 Hanna - No Hands 18 Yuang Feat. Champagne69 - Mary-Kate & Ashley 19 ESPIQUET - The Krown
31:52
July 26, 2020
with Menzi Mzimela
The man behind Broke Niggaz, amongst other things. Menzi Mzimela is a natural born creative producer who immaculately executes his visual ideas into moving pictures. His ability to be ahead of the pack without trying or it being his aim is an important trait he has. Watch as we have a conversation about him and his journey.
45:06
July 9, 2020
with David Tshabalala
David Tshabalala, also known as Slaying Goliath, is a graphic designer, illustrator and social commentator. Known for his immaculate signature illustration style and the "Davetionary", he has managed to create his own lane and stick in it with his constant power moves. Watch as we talk about his journey and how his hard work is paying off.
01:01:40
July 1, 2020
with Anthony Bila
Expressing various perspectives and concepts through multiple creative mediums is his spillion. Anthony Bila has cemented his identity within his field of expertise and has went onto develop another part of his creative brain. Watch as we talk to "The Isolationist" about his upbringing and upcoming body of work.
01:11:23
June 25, 2020
with Hayden Manuel 2/2
Bitches Must Know Hayden Manuel, knowledgable sneaker fanatic who pays much attention to current affairs and fine design details. Watch as we talk to him about his non-traditional creative journey and furthermore, on how he turned his passion into a occupation.
01:08:30
June 18, 2020
with Kehumile Mate
Founder of bespoke interior and furniture company, Mitsoso. Kehumile Mate is someone who is eager on achieving his dreams and bettering himself as a creator. He approaches the design process of each product he produces very differently and he tells us all about it. Listen as he takes us through his journey.
50:12
June 10, 2020
with Oscar Mbo
A golden boy of note, Oscar Mbo. Known for his immaculate sense of style and ear for good music, he has consistently been able to define himself within his field of expertise. Listen as we talk about how it all came together and where it is going.
01:18:35
June 3, 2020
with DBNGOGO
When hard work and talent is mixed, a human being who goes by the DBN GOGO is the output. She managed to create a spark which has turned into a fire and as a result, she's rightfully demanded high and low. Listen as we talk to her to gain a better understanding of her perspectives and overall mindset. Tracklist is playlisted by DJ Dopey
01:09:05
May 27, 2020
with Thatiso "Vuittots" Dube
Thatiso "Vuittots" Dube, a passion driven and ambitious designer who founded the brand, GALXBOY. A pioneer within his own right,  through the eagerness to learn and create what he strongly felt was the missing piece in the South African fashion puzzle. Watch as we talk about the past, present and the bright future... Not forgetting all that happened in between that too. Tracklist is playlisted by DJ Dopey
01:32:18
May 20, 2020
with Jana Hamman
If you know "Joburg hates you" then you probably should know Jana Hamman. An abstract digital artist, co-founder of creative studio, Jana+Koos and unisex brand, Beau Beau. Jana has worked in many fields in the creative industry but has managed to round it down to what fulfils her most. Watch as we discuss her industry journey and why she decided to follow the path she has taken.
01:07:44
May 13, 2020
with Tusa Mamba
Tusa Mamba, founder of the pristine streetwear and sneaker store, DIPSTREET. The former Wits student noticed a gap in the market and decided to follow through on his idea, through the trials and tribulations, he fearlessly stood tall. Watch as we have a talk with him on his idea and what it took for it to materialise.
01:22:34
May 6, 2020
with Anthea Poulos
A self professed "liker of things", who is hugely known for knowing best, Anthea Poulos is the co-owner of the impactful brand consultancy, The Bread amongst other things. Listen to this Skype recording as we talk about her journey as a youth culture specialist.
01:13:49
April 30, 2020
with Tshego
***Disclaimer: All episodes are recorded on Skype during the global crisis created by COVID-19. Sincere apologies for the sound quality, greater levels will be achieved with time. Head to our website for the visuals of this episode. Thank you for understanding. Born in Atlanta, USA and bred in Mafikeng, RSA. Tshego is a self taught producer, songwriter and musician who is extremely invested in making himself better each and everyday. This ambitious, driven and self motivated musician will stop at nothing to reach his dreams. Through his trials and tribulations on the journey to his definition of success, we have a discussion with him about his upbringing, character and how he has maintained to remain himself through it all.  DEAD. | CLICK HERE FOR WEBSITE
01:14:37
April 23, 2020
with Tinuke Eboka
A future visual communication extraordinaire and fashion enthusiast who is hugely intrigued by everything within the fashion spectrum. Whilst she embarks on the journey of arming herself with educational and experiential knowledge of this industry, listen as we view Life from her vivid perspective.
53:07
April 17, 2020
with Wanda Lephoto
Wanda Lephoto is multifaceted artist who’s constantly trying to better himself within the art landscape. We have him as our guest to gain an insight on his inclined journey.
01:11:25
April 9, 2020
On Air with Austin Malema
We talk all current affairs, fatherhood and the transitions that are part of Life with BANGYISDEAD, Zikhona Nkabi and our special guest, Austin Malema. Curated by NOT FOR SALE
32:29
March 21, 2020