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Battle of the DJ’s.


We are on the hunt for the 2019 #MixOnTheMove DJ. Bring your talent to the table and enter your 20”mix now. Let this platform help to amplify your DJ career all whilst having some fun and gaining some notoriety. To sweeten the mix, DBN GOGO and DJ NIKKI NEWLANDS are on-board this year to judge the entries. So, get the party started and claim your place in the spotlight as the next Studio 88 Mix on the Move 2019 DJ winner. Up for grabs this year, the winner gets R5 000 cash and two R5 000 Studio 88 shopping vouchers. The runner up wins R2 000 cash and a R5 000 Studio 88 shopping spree.

Competition Overview

  • Entries open 16 September and close 6 October 2019.
  • To enter, DJ’s must have at least 2 years’ experience and competent to play on a CDJ and / or Mixer.
  • Mix entries must be a 20 minute compilation and saved on a public MixCloud or SoundCloud platform using the #MOTM and #Studio88.
  • The mix should be a compilation of Commercial House, Amapiano and / or Gqom genres.
  • The top 10 mixes to be announced 11 October 2019 on Studio 88’s social media pages.
  • Fans will vote their favourite mix from 11 October 2019.
  • Voting will close at midnight on 27 October 2019.
  • The winner will be announced at 10am on 31 October 2019.
  • Please read and familiarise yourself with the detailed terms and conditions below.

Don’t forget to use these hashtags #Studio88, #MOTM, #MixOnTheMove, #StyleOnTheMove when you post. Get your mix on and good luck, we know you can do it!

2019 Mix on the Move Judge, DBN GOGO

Known as the ‘unthinkable, disruptive and unexpected’ – she will blow your mind with her set. This lady, with her lifelong desire to be in music is so fresh, her sets transcend your ears and hit your soul. Every performance is electrifying – making each moment electrifying. With only 2 years in the industry, she is one of the most reputable, in demand DJ’s around.

DBN GOGO will ignite all your senses and has enthralled music lovers at the Trace Festival, Rosefest, Homecoming Africa, Ultra South Africa, Durban July, Castle Lager SA, Zone 6 Venue to name just a few performances. DBN GOGO, born Mandisa Radebe, hales from the capital of groove – Durban and travels extensively entertaining the crowds.

Studio 88 #MOTM welcomes the energy, freshness and excitement DBN GOGO will bring to this year’s DJ competition. It is written in the stars – greatness is at her feet!

TW: @DBNGogo

IG: @DBNGogo

FB: @DBNGogo

Soundcloud: DBN GOGO

2019 Mix on the Move Judge, NIKKI NEWLANDS

Being at the nexus of music, fashion and nightlife, NIKKI NEWLANDS although new to the beat, is making moves. She developed a taste for all things showbiz when working as a waitron at SA's most prestigious clubs as a student. Now, just 2 years on, she is the go-to deejay for music impresarios, entertainment moguls, fashion icons, cultural trendsetters, and other artists. NIKKI NEWLANDS is one of the leading new wave female DJ artists in SA.

More than a DJ, NIKKI NEWLANDS is a state of mind. An experience of vibrant sounds, a colourful personality with an inspired hustle. Her confident appearance is matched by her creative mixing. Her sound is a combination of Trap, Hip Hop, Electro, Kwaito, Afro Beats and Bass music. Her sounds have seen her grace the stages of Castle Lite Unlocks, Hunter's Refreshers with MTV Base, 5FM Ultimix, SUMO, ICON (Soweto), Tswanefontein (Pretoria), Souk (Cape Town), Chez Ntemba (Cape Town), CookOutSunday (Soweto) and a number of A-list parties around the country.

When NIKKI NEWLANDS is not blazing the decks, she is passionately involved in the creative space of Digital Design. As a multi-faceted, multi-talented and extremely ambitious lady, she has dreams of headlining world stages like COACHELLA, TOMORROWLAND and Broccolli City. NIKKI’S plans for the future - “To take over the world”.

TW: @NikkiNewlands

IG: @NikkiNewlands

Soundcloud: @NikkiNewlands

#MOTM DJ Competition T&C’s

  1. The competition runs from (00h01) Monday, 16 September to midnight 6 October 2019 (entries closing date)
  2. Studio 88 will disregard any entry submissions from 00:01 onwards on Monday 7 October 2019.
  3. The promoter is: Studio 88 (“Studio 88”) Group of companies, whose registered office is, Aeroton Business Park, 30 O'Connor Place, Aeroton, Johannesburg, 2013.
  4. 4. This competition is open to all residents of the Republic of South Africa who are in possession of a valid identity document, except any person who is-
  1. 4.1 a director, member, partner, spouse, life partner, immediate family member, employee or agent of, or consultant to the Promoter or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by, the promoter; or
  2. 4.2 a director, member, partner, spouse, life partner, immediate family member, employee or agent of, or consultant to the supplier of goods or services in connection with the competition.
  1. By entering this competition, you agree to comply and abide with these terms and conditions.
  2. Entrants are to be 18 years and older.
  3. Entrants must be resident in either South Africa or Lesotho.
  4. Entrants are to be proficient in playing on CDJ's and/or a Mixer.
  5. DJ's with 2 years’ or more experience in the industry are eligible to enter.
  6. The genre of music compilation mixes to be either Commercial House, Amapiano or Gqom.
  7. The 20 minute mix entry is to be a public link and have the #Studio88 and #MOTM.
  8. The mix should be ‘clean’ and devoid of any profanity, racism and politics.
  9. The Entrant confirms by their entry, submitted on the Studio 88 website is their mix (owner), is an original compilation and that they are fully entitled to submit this entry as their own
  10. To submit your entry, click on the Studio 88 Mix on the Move tab
  11. Failure to complete all fields and to submit a hi-res photo and bio would deem your entry incomplete and therefore not eligible.
  12. The Entrant agrees and grants the Promoter and the public the right to download their mix at no cost and with no user rights attached.
  13. Entry submissions close 6 October 2019 and no submissions entered thereafter will be considered or accepted as eligible
  14. The Top 10 finalist mixes voted by DBN Gogo, in conjunction with DJ Nikki Newlands and Studio 88 management will be announced on 11 October 2019
  15. Voting opens for the Top 10 DJ mix finalists at 9am on 11 October, closing midnight 27 October 2019.
  16. The Top 10 DJ music mixes submitted to the competition grant Studio 88 the permission and the right to upload their mixes on their SoundCloud page.
  17. Except in so far as is provided for in the Act 68 of 2008, the judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  18. Between 11 and 27 October, fans may vote for their favourite Top 10 mix on the page.
  19. Fans may vote as often as they like but are limited to once per day
  20. Studio 88 will disregard any vote submissions as of 00:01 onwards of 28 October
  21. Both the winning DJ and runner up will contacted by Studio 88 and announced at 10am on 31 November 2019 on Studio 88 social media platforms.
  22. The winning DJ will receive R5000 cash and R10 000 (two R5000) Studio 88 shopping vouchers to be redeemed at a pre-agreed Studio 88 store
  23. The runner-up will receive R2000 cash and a R5 000 Studio 88 shopping voucher to be redeemed at a pre-agreed Studio 88 store
  24. The Entrants grant the Promoter the right to promote their mixes to the public on their website and social media platforms. The public are free to download these mixes for private use at no charge.
  25. The Promoter is not responsible or subject to any copyright, intellectual property or trade infringement that could arise due to the digital sharing and dissemination of mixes submitted by the Entrants.
  26. The Promoter reserves the right to vary, suspend, postpone or terminate the competition and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, for any reasons whatsoever and without notice. In such event, you hereby waive any rights or expectations which you may have against the Promoter and acknowledge that you will not have any recourse or claim of any nature against the Promoter. Included in this, is the right of the Promoter to select a new winner of the campaign should the initial winner conducts themselves, make statements, posts or in any other manner or form acts in a way which is deemed or may be deemed to be damaging to the Studio 88 brand in any manner.
  27. The Promoter will collect and use the Entrants entry data listed herein in order to enable your participation in this Competition and for related online activities. Your personal data will be used to enter you in this Competition and for marketing purposes and, by participating in the Competition, you consent to the transfer, storage and processing of the data in South Africa. We keep your personal data to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations. We will not use your personal data for a different purpose without first obtaining your permission. We do not allow third parties to use your personal information.
  28. All Entrants indemnify the Promoter against any and all claims, damages or losses resulting from their participation in this Competition arising from negligent acts or omissions by themselves.
  29. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Promoter on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Competition or downloading any materials in this Competition.