Mthokozi Khathi is a South African DJ, producer, and Kwaito artist, known as name DJ Tira. Who is born 24 August 1976 (age 43) from KwaHlabisa, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He is the CEO of the record label Afrotainment. DJ Tira introduced artists like Big Nuz, DJ Fisherman, DJ C’ndo, and Dladla Mshunqisi through the Afrotainment record label. DJ Tira with others discovered the Gqom music genre.
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Mthokozi Khathi born in KwaHlabisa Village in KwaZulu-Natal. He moved to Durban in 1979. He also studied human resources at the University of Natal. His Genres is Kwaito and Gqom, He is a DJ, Producer and well-Known entrepreneur. He has been active since 2000 to Date. Websitewww.afrotainment.com
DJ Tira is married to Gugu Khathi, The marriage was blessed with two sons (Junior and Chase) and one daughter (Chichi Khathi). Sahubs Belives DJ Tira is a close friend of Zodwa Wabantu. He and his wife In October 2016 hosted a Umabo ceremony at his home in KwaHlabisa, KwaZulu-Natal.
He released his first record In 2001 called Real Makoya, which was a compilation album with DJ Khabzela. He was signed In 2005 by Oskido’s Kalawa Jazzmee. Dj Tira has a history with Oskido as he is the one who signed him his first music contract. He established Ezase Afro under Kalawa later being solo. Tira and Sox released series of compilation albums under Durbans Finest. DJ Tira launched In 2007 his recording studio Afrotainment, He signed DJ Cndo, kwaito group Big Nuz after relocating from Johannesburg. DJ Tira as a featured artist In 2008, appeared on urban radio charts with Big Nuz’s “Ubala Lolo” and DJ Clock’s “Mahamba Yedwa”.
Metro FM Music Awards 2014 (Best Compilation album)