Euphonik is one of South Africa’s most successful young dance DJ’s with a reputation for being able to please a diverse crowd both in the clubs and on the radio.Euphonik, whose real name is Themba Mbongeni Nkosi, is a South African DJ, music producer, and radio presenter. He is known mostly for playing House music.
In 2013, his song with South African DJ, DJ Fresh and Nyanda, “Cool and Deadly”, rose to number one on the 5FM Top 40. Since 2006, he has had a weekly radio show on the South African national radio station 5FM, My House which airs on Sunday evenings. He has been nominated for a number of accolades at the South African Music Awards and the Metro FM Music Awards. In 2014, he won his first award – a Metro FM award for Best Compilation Album for his album, For The Love of House Volume 5. He was nominated at the 2014 South African Music Awards for Remix of the Year for his song “Hallelujah Anyway”. In 2015, he received two nominations at The Metro FM Music Awards for Best Compilation Album for his album, For The Love of House Volume 6; as well as for Song of The Year for ‘Busa’.
Euphonik first started remixing in 2003 and gained recognition in 2004 when he and South African DJ, DJ Kent joined forces and produced an album together, Kentphonik. In 2004, Euphonik started his radio career on YFM, a regional radio station in South Africa, doing mixes on radio shows. Euphonik was signed by record label Soul Candi in 2006. He was at YFM until 2006 when he then moved to 5FM where he had two weekly shows. His Saturday show, Ultimix Weekend Edition, featured new music and mixes from DJ’s across South Africa and international borders. The 3-hour show (18:00 – 22:00) was the brainchild from one of 5FMs most popular features the Ultimix @6 which can be heard from Monday to Friday on the Roger Goode show. The show involves 30-minute mixes and is used as a platform to showcase DJ talent of some of the world’s leading dance artists and musos. The Saturday night show was discontinued in 2014. His Sunday show, My House, is a show dedicated is show case the latest and most popular house tunes from around the world. Euphonik has travelled the world and has played in places such as New York, Miami, Ibiza, Dubai, UK, Spain and around Africa. He has shared stages with Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, Avicii, Afrojack, Hardwell, Skrillex, Nicky Romero, Deadmau5, Louie Vega, and Richie Hawtin.
In 2009, Euphonik and long-time friend, DJ Fresh formed a brand together, called F.Eu. Since 2009, they have brought out a total of four albums together. The duo travel to Ibiza and Miami on a yearly basis to play at events such as The South African Miami Invasion and Ultra Fest Miami. In 2014 and 2015, they headlined Ultra Fest South Africa and also captain the Oh Ship party cruise from Durban, South Africa to the Portuguese Island. In 2013, F.eu produced a song in Miami with Nyanda called “Cool and Deadly” which rose to number one on the 5FM Top 40. In 2014, F.eu were one of the main acts at the South African Ultra Fest and played alongside Tiesto, Afrojack, Nicky Romero and Kruella