Fresh Sonic Produce from South Africa: South African-based deejay, DJ Raiko, is perhaps the most welcoming individual anyone is likely to come across. Always with a smile handy for those he comes across, he has the uncanny ability to make anyone in his presence feel welcome. He runs the events company Kool Out Entertainment with partners DJ ID, Reason, and P-Kuttah. They responsible for bringing acts such as Blu and Exile, DJ Babu, and most recently The Gaslamp Killer to South Africa.
In this profile, directed and edited by Isaac Chokwe, Raiko
recounts how he got started, what keeps him going, and shares with the viewer some highlights of his career. These include, among others, touring Europe as Ben Sharpa’s deejay, where they opened for Raekwon in Germany, and Method Man in France.
Quote: “I played the first five years for free, and maybe made three hundred rands in the whole five
Follow DJ Raiko on Twitter @raikomyman
Listen to DJ Raiko’s production on soundcloud
Check out his “Women’s month” mix Download HERE