Biography

Thabo Ntshebe Makhubela was born in Soweto then moved to Carletonville  .Thabo or better  known as  Ntshebe by many across Gauteng , started his music journey in the late 90’s. His love for house music started in high school (grade 9). He grew up listening to music back in the 90’s and started playing with tapes.

His love for music grew and before he knew it he started buying vinyls from his savings. Just like any other deejay he started off as a bedroom deejay, mastering and teaching himself the wheel of steel. In 1999 he gained more confidence on the wheels of steel and had mastered the art of mixing. He started playing at school functions and weekends around his neighborhood.

He completed his matric in 2000, he was about to choose which field to follow. He studied chemical engineering but couldn’t finish it because of financial problems. He continued with his music, he was known around his neighborhood. He was getting gigs and getting paid for them, all the money that he got was to buy more music and a sound system.

Then later he moved to Tembisa where he got few gigs then he was introduced to a guy by the name of Sorby. Sorby was working at (VOT) Voice of Tembisa radio station. Thabo started playing on Sorby’s show every Thursday from 8- 10, he worked in VOT for 2 years.

Later in 2008 he joind a company called Devine House Entertainment , Devine house is based in Tembisa with 7 members and had 4 deejay’s including Thabo .Devine had hosted many gigs in Tembisa and particulary at a place called Gatalena.

They brought deep house in Tembisa and hosted the Ekurhuleni Deep House Tour (EDHT) which was hosted around east rand. They hosted in Vosloorus (Spiro’s), Katlego (Hurricane), KwaThema (Bahamas), Daveyton (kwaMabaso), Tembisa hospital View Park. The EDHT was an effort to unite all the well known and up and coming djs around the entire Ekurhuleni district as a whole

While he was in Devine he had another project he was involved in, it was called The Morning After Sunday Soul Sessions which saw the birth of Thabo’s co owned company called  DeepSoul Unlimited. The sessions have hosted well known established deejay Thobs’ from BBB, Malankane (Multiracial), Miggs(Soul Candy),Claude(Soul Candy) and many more.

Thabo is now hosting a “Forth Night Deep House Sessions” do at Caprivi Jazz Café. He has hosted Vinni Da Vinci, Kid funk (Soul Candy), Phat Jack (Soul Candy), Deep Xpression (BBB) and many more local talented djs. He still wants to grow into this industry as he is a hard worker who is a self driven individual. He is always open to new ideas,  sharing ideas and learning from others.

Thabo’s personal philosophy

  • Self starter with a strong sense of urgency and who responds positively to challenges and pressure
  • Music, business and success orientated
  • Value honesty and integrity as virtues
  • Hard worker and goal oriented

 

Contact details

Cell: 073 911 4336

E-mail: thabomakhubela@yahoo.com

Facebook: Thabo Ntshebe Makhubela