Unquestionably one of South Africa’s brightest talents, Shimza [Ashley Raphala] has made the transition from aspirant industry young blood to leading light of the global afro house scene at almost breakneck speed.
Nicknamed the “Effect Master’ and ’Vinyl Assassin’ by many adoring fans, Shimza’s playing style is infectious and creative with dance floors left speechless by how deftly Shimza punctuates his sets.
Since his career kicked off Shimza has toured and performed across the globe from New York to London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Italy and even landed a residency at one of the world’s biggest club – Privilege in Ibiza.
This weekend, Shimza will headline Lighthouse Festival_ South Africa 2019 in Cape Town. The festivities kick off today at 16.00 at the Radisson Red rooftop hotel with a pre-festival Poolparty and this evening Fogshow nights & Lighthouse Festival will host Bodycode aka Portable at Mødular. Catch Shimza live at the main event on Saturday at the Soetwater Nature Reserve. For now, turn up with his hour-long mix recorded live on Ibiza Global TV 2018.