Getting to know DJ Zinhle better
PIC: DJ Zinhle Instagram Page
The queen of the decks is known
for many things: style, club anthems and philanthropy. For all her work in the
industry, DJ Zinhle is also a doting mama who lives for her daughter, Kairo. We
caught up with Zinhle to chat about music, her first kiss, and, well, two-year-old
She’s relatively musical
Well, I work the decks! That
counts right? I don’t play traditional instruments but I’m obviously mean on
the decks, you know one’s and two’s.
She had her first kiss in high school
My first kiss was horrible. I
was still in high school. I was visiting my cousins and they were trying to
match-make me with a guy from school. The fact I didn’t like the guy just made
She’s not pedantic about her beauty routine
Beauty & Curves is the
company I’m associated with. They take care of my skin. I also go for peel
appointments every second month. I go because I have to. They peels are quite
She doesn’t believe in flirting
I don’t think you should lead
I can’t go a day without . . .
My child, Kairo. She likes sharing stories with me and demands
that I read for her the Three Little Pigs and a Wolf – it goes over big with
her. She’s a real sucker for the story.
Kenny G or Kirk Whalum?
G. I grew up on Kenny G. He’s probably about the only sax player I know. Bra
Hugh is also a talented trumpeter – undeniably a fantastic cat.
iOS or Android?
iPhone! I’ve been using an iPhone for a long time. The technology is amazing.
I’m also used to the keypad.
Red or white wine?
don’t drink wine. But when push comes to a shove I’d opt for white wine. Red
wine just seems too intense, I think. Anyway, I drink Oros.
Everything in moderation but .
My childhood celebrity crush was
. . .
Michael Jackson. I
also had a crush on Speedy from Bongo Maffin – don’t know why. It was probably
the American swag.