The popularly known DJ Arch Jnr, will on Saturday, February 27th, be playing alongside some of South Africa’s biggest house music sensations at the Back to the Old Skool concert.
The four year old Oratilwe Hlongwane who emerged winner of the SA’s Got Talent last year, would be showcasing his amazing musical talent at the up coming concert.
The little man who has on various occasions been criticized for faking his record, has proven his talent spinning everything from deep house, standard dance and his personal favorite – Kuze Kuse.
The then three-year-old DJ, who lives in Alexandra, had earlier become a social media sensation after his family began uploading videos of his mixes in January last year.
He made it to the semi finals with the help of Golden Buzzer that gives each judge one chance to give one-act an automatic advancement to the live semi-finals. It was the first time the SA got Talent made use of the golden buzzer. The judges got their fill of excitement at the sight of the outstanding performance of the young DJ.
Announcing DJ Arch Jnr the winner of last year’s SA’s Got Talent automatically announced him not just to the South African nation, but the world as the youngest DJ ever.
Having refuted claims that he had faked his set on the talent show, which arose shortly after his victory, DJ Arch Jnr will be showcasing his talents on a larger stage, Mary Fitzgerald Square in central Johannesburg.
Back to the Old Skool is a way of paying homage to the pioneers of house music who with much effort, developed the genre before DJ Arch was even born.
The likes of DJ Black Coffee and DJ Christos, and international stars Roger Sanchez, David Morales, Jazzie B and Todd Terry. Also on the bill are DJ Ganyani, Bob Mabena, DJ Mbuso Phezulu, Sishisoul and Fistaz Mixwell will also be on stage on that day.