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Jozi Regional Winner: Congratulations PRxFND

28 Jul 2019

Here’s all you need to know about our JHB regional winner, PRxFND. Watch the video below, Listen to his 5 minute live show mix that impressed Riky Rick and Master A Flat so much that they put him through into the national finale. Then read the full interview! Well done PRxFND

The Winning Mix

PRxFND - Gawdly

Uploaded by PRxFND

The Full Interview:

What is your name, age and where are you from?

My name is Dennis Masilo. I’m 23 and I am from Carletonville

What are doing currently?

I am studying part time. I am studying a higher certificate in legal studies.

How did you fall in love with music?

I grew up in a household where music was played all the time – my parents always had music on and I had curiosity of how the sounds were made. Later my parents bought a PC and it had FLC studio and I used this to start learning how to make music. That’s when I fell in love with music.

When did you start producing music? And how would you describe your style?

I started producing around the age of 15. I took it seriously when I was 18. My style is more ambient and the beats bang, and the drums are heavy, but the style is ambient.

What inspires the music you make?

I draw my inspiration from visuals, then make a beat. I will watch music videos and turn the sound off, then create a beat based on the video I see. I can create 5 beats for one video.

What was your first thought when you received the call from Rémy Martin, letting you know that you were through to the regional finals?

Geez, I did not know who to tell first. My family does not like this music thing so I did not know how they would react about it. But I was very excited!

How does it feel to have the opportunity to work with Riky Rick?

Riky is on my bucket list of artist I want to work. He is my favourite performer, so getting a chance to see him perform one of my tracks would be amazing.

How do you feel about performing on 26th of July in front of a live audience?

Uh, damn, I am not really a performer. I am always in the studio, so I am a little nervous and anxious.

What can people look forward from you on the night?

I will showcase my versatility, that’s what the crowd can expect.

The next week is going to be a big one for you, what are you looking forward to most?

The whole experience. I am trying to find that one piece of advice that’s going to make me last as a producer and assist me with my craft. This is an amazing opportunity and I feel blessed.

What social media platforms are you active on and what are your handles?

Twitter – @PRxFND
Facebook – PRxFND
Instagram – @prxfnd

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