About 20km South of Durban in KwaZulu Natal – South Africa (SA), lies a town with a fascinating mix of cultures and a unique history, the beach town Known as Isipingo.This is the same beach town, that gave us one of it’s son’s Mr. Ighsaan Osman. From the age of 5years, He grew up in Jazz ancestral roots from his uncle and grandfather, being in a band, which would inevitable overwhelm his feeble mind, to an ever consciously fathom. It was at time when SA was also on the curve on new revolutionary genres called Kwaito, which furthered his appetite to music, with an indulgent to the sounds of B.O.P, Trompies, Arthur, and Mdu, etc. The above history, curved and invigorated the thus DJ, who is affectionately known as DJ Menace.
DJ Menace’s immaculate dress sense and a careful selection of sound waves, that control the minds and bodies of his audience, journey back to his early days at a club in Dakota beach called ‘Intrigue’ then expanded to club ’Pharaohs’ inAmanzimtoti (SA).
The Nineteen nineties, then, favored the few talented DJ’s that maintained precision on Vinyl mixing and understood of house music, at which DJ Menaces’ skill secured him residency at Groove nightclub in Durban. His craft echoed and aroused the curiosity of more clubs, at which in years to come, he musical expression of house music, was welcomed by clubs including, Skyybar, Plush, Panama room, Max Lifestyle, Eyadini, Nuz Vegas Lounge, Vacca Matta, Angelos, Tilt, H2O, Reform, Dela Sol, Ftv, News Café etc
“Music can change the world.” Ludwig van Beethoven