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DJ Ganyani

Ganyani Tshabalala aka Dj Ganyani was born on the 19th of January 1969 and is founder and chief executive officer of Ganyani Entertainment, a focused music operation and equipment company that has an established urban and contemporary pop and house collection. He has been in the music industry for over 20 years. With his great passion for music, at the age of 15 he started teaching himself several DJ techniques to manipulate the pre-recorded music.

DJ Ganyani

DJ Ganyani has achieved renowned recognition and respect for his mixing flair at hottest nightclubs, taverns, institutions, football matches involving national soccer teams and private gigs; he has become a household name particularly amongst the youth not only in South Africa but in the SADC region, particularly Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana.

His broad appeal was noticed by the SABC 1 in 2001 and was invited to help broaden their Simunye brand appeal to the youth by putting together two albums for two years called Simunye House Grooves Vol. 1 and 2 respectively. He achieved the client’s objective and also received a gold disc award for his efforts.

DJ Ganyani on the table

To-date in addition the two albums above, DJ Ganyani has produced a total of five ‘hit’ albums; In The House ‘featuring Ganyani’, Ganyani’s House Grooves 3 and the recently launched Ganyani’s House Grooves 4 which is currently in the Top Ten on YFM and doing overall. He has also made collaboration projects with Mdu Masilela and Joe Nina, the most recognised music producer/song writers.

Ganyani is a DJ of choice for Orlando Pirates F.C. and the South African Football Association. He has tutored, mentored and inspired the likes of Khabzela, DJ Mbuso, DJ Bradley, DJ Slender also the ever popular Mpho Tsedu of Phala Phala FM and Muvhango fame, and the SABC 1 favourite continuity presenter, Zandi Nhlapo.

Today he is a professional DJ who masters the technique of using harmonic mixing for choosing compatible songs. This has made him and other local DJs to be the pioneers or the grandmaster of this entertainment technique in the country. DJ Ganyani is classified as a mobile DJ with turntablism as his main article. He travels or tour with his own sound systems and play from an extensive collection of pre-recorded music, on various media, to wow targeted audiences.


House Grooves 8

Released: 2013

DJ Ganyani Houuse Grooves 8


01. Waiting (feat. LeAnne Kistan)

02. What a Feeling (feat. Khumbuzile)

03. Be There (feat. Mlu) [with Big Nuz]

04. Something Like (feat. Cristyle Peter)

05. Xigubu (feat. FB)

06. Master Ganyani (feat. Jerah)

07. Satisfied (feat. Terry-Leigh)

08. Remember (Remix) [feat. Khumbuzile]

09. Raindrops (feat. LeAnne Kistan)

10. Feel It (feat. Si Anne)

11. Never Say Never (feat. Paulo Alves)

12. Human (feat. Tibi)

13. Rise (feat. Bo)

14. Emali (feat. Xolani)


House Grooves 7

Released: 2010

DJ Ganyani Houuse Grooves 7


1. Samantha James – Waves Of Change (Nikola Gala Remix)

2. Dj Ganyani – Remember (Original Mix)

3. Dj Ganyani – Not So Far (Original Mix)

4. Choklate – The Tea (The Layabouts Main Vocal Mix)

5. John Oudo – Work Me Over (Main Vocal Mix)

6. DaSouL, Fabry Diglio & M.A.D boss Ft William Scott – Moon In Taurus (Revisted Vocal Mix)

7. Rocco & C. Robert Walker – Hard Time For Lovers (Soulistic Music Mix)

8. Leroy Styles feat Mc Crown – God Will Set Me Free (Original Mix)

9. DJ Gregory & Gregor Salto Ft. Dama Pancha & DJ Mankila – Vem Rebola (YS Main Mix)

10. Dennis Ferrer – Hey Hey (DF’s Attention Vocal Mix)

11. Audiowhores Ft Nica Brooke – Another Place (Original Mix)

12. Sound Soldiers Ft Lorena – My Love (Chris IDH Mix)

13. Jamie Anderson & Owain K – Freerider (Pablo Fierro Mix)



Ganyani’s House Grooves 6

Released: 2008


1. Hawaiian Bells

2. Back to Back

3. Sensurround

4. Ganja Mist

5. Every Night

6. Into Your Heart [Terry Mix]

7. From Dub Til Dawn

8. Criss Cross

9. Do It [Sax Mix]

10. Don’t Be Misled 2

11. Run Out of Time

12. Black Classical Music

13. Monument


House Grooves 5

Released: 2007


1. Do it to the Music

2. Nightglows

3. Touched

4. Sea Breeze

5. Camino Del Sol

6. Chyna man in Africa

7. Yeah Yeah

8. Flight LB7475

9. Ubumnand

10. Not another love song

11. Sono na

12. Rise up

13. Kodjo

14. Bamoun Kwele

15. Put it on


House Grooves 4

Released: 2005


1. Special (Louie Vega Mix)

2. I’ll Be There

3. Move Your Body

4. The Weekend

5. Ride

6. Somethin’ Wit Jazz

7. Vibrance

8. When I Fall I Love (Quentin Harris Mix)

9. For The Time Being

10. In The Real World

11. Alright

12. Gabryelle

House grooves 3

Released: 2003


1. Sky Is Clear

2. Wild Pitch

3. Squire for Hire

4. Nocturne

5. Out Of the Jungle

6. Mañaña Por La Mañaña (Main Mix)

7. Dance with Me

8. Still in Love

9. C’est La Vie (Original)

10. Make Luv

11. Fly with Me

12. Another Space


House Grooves 2

Released: 2002


1. Antoine Clamaran – Alert

2. DJ All Star – Luxus

3. Revolution (3) – Vhavenda

4. Gadjo – Besame Mucho

5. Rodamaal – Love Island (Original Lover Mix)

6. Mdu / Ganyani – Wolla Wolla

7. Amy Helm – Own Way Home

8. Makasi – 1er Gaou

9. Sir George Of Club Session – Reminiscence

10. King Club – You Were Singing

11. Buscemi – Feliz Viaje (From Dusk Until Dawn)

12. Rasmus Faber Featuring Melo – Never Felt So Fly


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