His sound is forged from his African roots, using local singers & percussionists to create his own distinct take on house & techno. Debut 'Paliva EP' was released on Knee Deep In Sound in Spring, followed by the highly acclaimed 'Who Is Themba?' on his own Herd label. His music has been heavily supported by Black Coffee, Adam Beyer, Pete Tong, Hot Since 82 & more. Just released is the 'Haai EP' on Knee Deep In Sound & soon 'Vuma / Lost' on Yoshitoshi.
An incredible few months for Themba since his debut playing with Black Coffee at Shimmy Beach SA, 2018 saw him play the Resistance stage at Ultra Festival, supporting Faithless on tour, Elrow, Corona Sunset festival SA & supporting Black Coffee on his Spring UK tour.
Themba has featured in Mixmag, DJ Mag Ibiza, DJ UK, Ushuaia Mag, Faze & Deep House Amsterdam, with DJ mixes on Pete Tong's radio show, Apple Music's Beats 1 & Ibiza Sonica. Nominated for Best Newcomer at the Ibiza DJ Awards, he recently presented a documentary for Beatport 'Monitor Johannesburg'.
An ambassador for the Bridges For Music charity in SA, Themba & Dubfire hosted a workshop at their school in Langa, a creative hub where young talented musicians can develop their skills in music production & business. <br>