When creating music, it must have power to break race, ethnic and language barriers through universal melodies, and that is exactly what Bheki Mabhena otherwise known as Nite Freak DJ wants to accomplish in his music career.
The Afro House and Tech music producer is a man of his word and he has already embarked on a journey of collaborating with other musicians from various countries dotted all over the world.
Nite Freak, who released his first Extended Play in 2019 titled Modern African, has worked with creatives from South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, and the United States of America, to mention a few.
“My main reason to venture into music was because I had a dream of seeing the world as one strong entity where race, language and ethnicity are not considered.
“Music is a universal language and it has the power to heal, comfort and excite people in different situations. I knew that it was possible to be achieved through music hence my reason of starting this journey.
“I have worked with an array of creatives and record labels from around the world including Silvva (SA), Vestaa (SA), Antonio Lyons (USA), Idd Aziz (Kenya), Francis Mercier (USA) and Mikaela Stenmo (USA),” said Nike Freak DJ.
It’s unusual for an artiste to be drunk in love with his/her song. However, that’s not the case for the Barbourfields-bred DJ.
“My all-time favourite song I did would be Nitefreak Afro Buzz Remix of My Africa composed by Antonio Lyons and Refilwe Madumo.
“It was my first international project where I worked with artistes from three different countries. The reception it got from the Afro House community around the world was amazing.
“The song went on to be playlisted by household names in the South African music scene like Kususa, Shimza and Black Coffee. It opened more relations with other seasoned artistes for me,” said Nike Freak DJ.