Biography: Major League DJz is a South African hip-hop/kwaito music group consisting of twin brothers Bandile and Banele Mbere. The duo has revolutionized kwaito music into the modern urban culture of music and has hosted parties and events for local and international artists.
Early Life and Background
The twins were born in Boston, USA, on 3 January 1991, where their father was a South African ambassador. They moved to Johannesburg, South Africa, after the apartheid era. Their father was a pianist and exposed them to various genres of music, such as gospel, jazz, RnB, and hip-hop. They learned how to play the piano from their father but sadly lost him to a heart attack when they were young.
Major League DJz Career and Achievements
The twins started their music careers as DJs and music producers after completing their high school education. In 2006, they decided to pursue music professionally and began hosting events and after-parties for famous artists.
In late 2008, they formed the music group Major League DJz and introduced the “New Age Kwaito” music style, which blends hip-hop and kwaito elements. They have released several albums and singles, such as The Bizness (2014), Do Better (2017), and What’s The Levol (2020). The twins are also known for their popular events called “Major League Gardens”, which feature live hip-hop and house music performances with various artists. They also have the Amapiano Live Balcony Mix Africa, where they invite fellow deejays and artists to play for a live crowd.
In 2016, they joined the Mabala Noise recording label. They have also worked with other artists such as Anatii, Cassper Nyovest, Nadia Nakai, Kwesta, Focalistic, Abidoza, and others.
Major League DJz Personal Life and Relationships
The twins are very close and share a strong bond. They have the same taste in music, fashion, and lifestyle. They are also very humble and down-to-earth despite their fame and success. Bandile Mbere once dated rapper Nadia Nakai. The twins lost their father to a heart attack when they were young. Their father was a pianist and a South African ambassador. They learned how to play the piano from him and were exposed to various genres of music.
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