Selektah Jah Yut, Zolani Mahlangu, is a 23 year old optimistic reggae DJ from Kwa-Thema; a township in the Ekurhuleni municipality known for discovering young talent in the field of creative arts. Roots-reggae, dancehall and sound-clash environment has been his ultimate form of entertainment.
He has been crowned East Rand Sound Clash Champion from 2011-2014; hosted by Afrikan Vybz and Montana Shelter Hi FI and is still the reigning champion to date. Selektah Jah-Yut has performed alongside California based No.1 DJ Kobie (U.S.A) from Ashanti Hi Fi. Internationally, he has worked with upcoming artists such as JAH Be, Hiya flamez , Aima Moses I and Oneil Phoenix aka Dyce Lawgiver the Kingson from kingston (J.A) in his latest mixtape called Rootsman Reggae. He worked with Legendary DJs and Singers such as Mikey General, and Mark Wonder.
The love for entertainment has been one of the main drive in rendering good sportsmanship and above all meeting the audiences’ expectations by giving them quality performance not to be forgotten. His passion for arts created new movements such as the Jah Movement Productions (JMP) an organization that aims to uplift the youth through performing arts and social
development . The movement’s vision is to mold and mobilize future leaders in becoming the change they want to see in the development of their communities through creative and performing arts.
Selektah Jah-Yut is is currently keeping his hands full with socioeconomic development projects and youth empowering workshops with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) with the motive of creating a movement of self efficiency through entrepreneurship and leadership. His love for the field of Arts and Africa unfolded in his music career lead him to starting a Fabrics company called ARTrica Fabrics; a Fabrics distribution company which prides itself with Fabrics that are internationally designed yet affordable for all.
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