Jezla [real name] Jacob Nkosinathi Manake, born in Bekkersdal uptown section. He's the founder of the independent crew ''Team Abushee''. Jezla developed his passion/love for music at primary school through his fellow all time friend Deejay Positive[real name] 'David Makeka Ikatlholeng'. Both grew up listening to various kinds of music: Jazz, Kwaito, House music etc. Making his mark in the industry Jezla didnt have all the resources needed to shape him in becoming a 'DJ', fortunately in 2011 he made friends with Tshepo Molefi & Lucky Mpati who had resources such as DJ EQUIPMENT. They assisted in teaching him along with Deejay Positive. In 2013 Tshepo, Lucky & Jezla formed a group called 3CHANNEL getting goverment function gigs, private gigs etc. This group continued to grow into more recognisable force within the music scene which led to residency @Joe's Inn [Pesi's Tarven].

Going forwad the group broke in 2014, Jezla alone continues going from strength to strength. Paving way by nurturing upcoming DJs talents & persuing their talents namely : LUNGSTA, BOSTYGA, TEALESH, GEE, LAVICTRY, LEX LUGGER, MKAY SA, DEEP INC, LUXTONIC_DJ ETC.

2016 Jezla became Partners with DJ SKONTIRI they hosted monday sessions @CHOPPIES PLACE [BEKKERSDAL] where this young talents got their break through going further with their passion for being real DJs.

He releases mixtapes on a regular basis to showcase the love of music he has. He has made mixtapes for some of the most formidable deep house music shows, these include #EMPP_SHOW,#MISTY_FOSTY SHOW,MR SKINK PODCAST SHOW
Released Mixtapes ; Jezla@DeepHouse Grooves 1 till Groove 9

He has shared the stage with prominent DJs, the likes of :

.JazzoPhiles [Bekkersdal]
.Mainshaft [Westonaria]
.Rcafe simunye [Westonaria]
.Big Fish Venues [Bekkersdal]
.Witbant former enderweni pub [Bekkersdal]
.Irvins Park [Bekkersdal]
.RoofTop Junxion [Mohlakeng]
.Marula Lounge [Westonaria]
.Casamia Pub [Kagiso]

Under creatives his the founder of local label ''DINTSHANG WEAR''

Being able to play the right groove for any party/event and getting the crowd going is what ''JEZLA'' loves doing.

Dreams & Visions

  • Continue to nurture upcoming fresh talents extremely.
  • Fully equipet DJ school
  • Best designer
  • A business man


1.Dovetracks - DT4 [ Original Mix]
2.Roma Moss - Trumpet Flame [Demarkus Lewis Mix]
3.Daniel Leseman - On The Fritz [Original Mix]
4.Henrik Villard - It's Just Love [Original Mix]
5.Jay Hill - Beckoning [Frink Remix]
6.Intr0beatz - Indian Flute Dude [Original Mix]
7.N-You-Up - Jazz Bar [Saison Rework]
8.Bolinger - Lost Inside [Original Mix]
9.Kasper Koman - Wake [Adisyn Remix]
10.Dilby - Night Moves [Original Mix]
11.Tube & Berger,Paji - Reliquia [German Brigante 'Terraccita' Remix]

    Deep House
    • Type: DJ-Set
    • 120 bpm
    • Key: Am
    • Kagiso, RSA
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