Interview: DJ Speedsta Has Faith in South Africa’s New Wave of Hip-Hop

We chat to the South African DJ about working with the country's new generation of artists.

DJs play a huge role in South Africa's hip-hop scene. Through their single releases and projects, they always introduce fans to new talent. DJ Speedsta is one selector who seems to understand the current crop of rappers, popularly referred to as "the new wave," and he has introduced a handful to his extensive audience.

Speedsta hosts the popular radio show Absolute Hip-Hop on Metro FM alongside media personality LootLove. The show recently won the Best Radio Show award at the South African Hip Hop Awards.

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