Mjovisto

John Mamba (Mjovisto) is an Award Winning DJ. He is a House music DJ and Producer as well as a composer and Audio Engineer. MJovisto is a self taught DJ, born in Mpumalanga, and in 1998 moved to Gauteng. In 2004 he moved to Soweto. During his High School years he was doing beats with School Tables with his Friends, Ayanda (Ayonation SA) Ntuli, Dumisani Sukazi & Luvo Chibi.

In 2009 his brother bought him Black Coffee’s Album, Home Brewed. His favourite song on that Album was Mama Ft Ringo Madlingozi, he then started to follow Black Coffee & started to listen to House Music. As time went on he started showing interested in Deejaying and wanted to be like Black Coffee, so he started recording mixtapes. At the time he was using Virtual DJ, he called himself Crazy DJ MJovisto. After recording mixes he would put them on his cell phone then send them to his friends but his friends never believed that it was him doing those mix, they believed it was DJ Kents mixes. He began to see that his friends are comparing him with DJ Kent which was a big deal.

He invested his time in music Production, sacrificing his academic life for his dream of making dance music. After completing Matric in 2014, he went to Boston City Campus & Business College, Soulcandi Institution of Music, to study Digital Music Production & Composition.

In 2016 he was nominated for Best DJ Daveyton Hip Hop Awards. In September 2016 he was crowned as Daveyton Best DJ. In 2017 he worked with Juvenile Dee & Clive Bean. Later on in 2017 he decided to change his stage name to MJovisto. He also entered a Phumuza Maphiko DJ Competition, Clash On Decks Challenge 2017/18, and he was knocked out in Semi-final. He managed to get bookings from Gauteng Art & Culture (Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Festival, Nasrec Youth Expo, Mandela Walk & Run, June 16 Youth Day 2018. In 2018 he was also nominated for best DJ for Gama Awards & Live Your Dream Awards.

Mjovisto has shared the stage with the likes of  DJ Soosh, Clive Bean Wa Afrika, Juvenile Dee, Arthur Mafukate, Chomee, Team Mosha, Morena The Squire, Trend Setters, Shampunaza, DJ Vetkuk & Mahoota, Mlindo The Vocalist, Gig Lamayne, Sho Madjozi, Somizi, Busiswa, Kwesta, BokkieUlt & Shimza.

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