This is a biography of DJ Euphonik, real name Themba Mbongeni Nkosi is a prominent figure in the music industry. He is a multi-talented DJ, music producer, and radio presenter. DJ Euphonik is renowned for his contributions to the House Music genre. He has not only made a significant impact on the South African music scene but has also garnered international acclaim.
DJ Euphonik Early Life
Euphonik was born on December 6, 1983, in Mpumalanga, South Africa. He spent his formative years in Likazi and later relocated to Klerksdorp and subsequently to Benoni.
Euphonik’s musical journey ignited during his youth when he was exposed to his father’s eclectic music collection. His father’s playlist included international legends like The Spinners, Marvin Gaye, and Hugh Masekela, as well as local talents like Stimela.
During his late teenage years, Themba delved into DJing and quickly made a name for himself in the club music scene. His music eventually gained airplay, starting at the regional radio station YFM.
In 2004, a pivotal moment in Euphonik’s career came when he collaborated with DJ Kent to produce the album titled “Kentphonik.”
Simultaneously, he embarked on a successful radio career at YFM, showcasing his mixing skills on various radio shows. In 2006, he inked a record deal with Soul Candi.
Euphonik’s career continued to ascend as he earned the opportunity to host his own shows on 5FM. Notably, he hosted the Saturday show “Ultimix Weekend Edition,” featuring fresh music and mixes from South African and international DJs. This show was an extension of the popular 5FM show, “The Ultimix @6.”
In 2009, Euphonik co-founded the band F.Eu. with his friend DJ Fresh. The band has since released four albums and frequently performs at international events, including the South African Miami Invasion and Ultra Fest Miami.
DJ Themba Alias
In 2017, Euphonik adopted the alias DJ Themba under which he has shared stages with renowned DJs such as Skrillex, Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, and Black Coffee. His performances have earned him numerous awards, and he’s produced several acclaimed House Music hits and albums.
Dj Euphonik Personal Life
Euphonik’s personal life has garnered attention due to his polygamous relationships. He is married to two different women, Aurelia Nxumalo and Kholeka Qiniso. DJ Euphonik’s wives were once spotted partying together on World Champagne Day in 2020.
Rumour mill has it that he has even plans to bless himself with a third wife.
In January 2021, Euphonik and DJ Fresh were accused of rape by a woman on Twitter. The woman alleged that she was drugged and raped by the two individuals more than 10 years ago.
The woman, a second-year university student at the time, alleged that she was a virgin when the rape occurred. She challenged Dj Euphonik and Dj Fresh to accept and take responsibility for her ordeal by publicly shaming them on Twitter.
“@Nampree @DJFreshSA & @euphonik will you ever acknowledge drugging me and further raping me? I was completely drugged and don’t know if you both raped me or if one of you did. You later laughed about it the next morning saying we (me and 3 girls) were so drunk we kept blacking out but nasidlwengula [you raped us],” read the tweet.
Dj Euphonik Car Collection
Euphonik is known for his extravagant car collection, valued at over R4 million. His impressive fleet includes a Rolls Royce, two Mini Coopers (one black and one red), an Aston Martin, and a Bentley. His penchant for luxury extends to his collection of expensive wristwatches.
Real Estate Ventures
Beyond his music and lavish lifestyle, Euphonik has made a mark as a real estate investor. He owns a total of 14 properties in Johannesburg, South Africa, demonstrating his astute financial acumen and diversified portfolio.