Top South African mixmaster DJ Zinhle has started off 2020 with a bang.
Zinhle is one of the most notable female disc jockeys in Africa and she recently bagged the prestigious 2020 Forbes Woman Africa Entertainer Award.
The inaugural gala dinner was hosted this past weekend in Durban in an association with the globally renowned Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit.
Through this win, the ‘Umlilo’ hit-maker who continues to break barriers in the African entertainment industry proved that “you can’t keep a good woman down”.
After the win, she advised fans: “Let’s be sure to remind ourselves and our children that you’re destined for greatness. Live your life intentionally. ”
“Wake up with purpose and decide that every day is your day and don’t let anyone tell you what you can, or cannot do. You’re the director of your life.” Looking amazing in a red dress, Zinhle accepted the award with daughter Kairo Forbes. She gave an amazing speech, in which she mentioned members of #TeamZinhle, thanking them for their support in helping her to achieve her dreams. T
The DJ’s social media accounts were filled with congratulatory messages for the powerhouse that is Zinhle.
One of her biggest cheerleaders, bestie Pearl Thusi who is starring in the first African Netflix original ‘Queen Sono’, also gave her a shout-out.
Ntombezinhle Jiyane alias Dj Zinhle is a woman who wears many hats and manages to juggle motherhood with it all. She is a 36-year-old South African Dj, Producer, Media personality, Businesswoman who owns a line of watches dubbed ‘Era by Zinhle.’
She has also been in an on and off relationship with rapper AKA and baby daddy. They broke up again early this year.