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Sbusiso Leope, popularly known as DJ Sbu, is a South African award winning social entrepreneur, DJ, TV & radio host, music producer, actor, best selling  author, motivational speaker & philanthropist who thrives on giving back to the youth of Africa. He is considered by many as an African youth icon.

The brand, DJ Sbu has shaped youth culture and their thinking in South Africa over the past 15 years since 2001. Despite his
tough upbringing in Tembisa, he has overcome obstacles on his journey and made a name for himself using his media talents on national television and radio.

Over the past decade Sbusiso has worked on national platforms exposing his brand and personality to 25 million people per week. Sbusiso first made a name for himself in the music and entertainment industry. His company TS records of which he is a co-owner has produced and continues to produce hit music and popular artists in South Africa with continental appeal.

His most recognized projects are his Y-Lens DJ compilations, Mzekezeke – a masked Kwaito character, the ‘late’ Brown Dash’ & the current success story that is Zahara.

He gives talks to schools around SA , gives scholarship bursaries through his SLEF Foundation. Offers mentorship to college & university students, entrepreneurship short causes, he conducts networking seminars, conferences & workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs through his educational services company Leadership 2020.

Recently, Forbes Africa recognized Sbusiso as 1 of 13 young Africans to watch. Sunday Times named him one of the ‘Coolest Brands’ in SA. Mail & Guardian named Sbu one of 200 brilliant Young South Africans and he has also been listed as one of 100 Most Influential Africans alongside Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Desmond Tutu.

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