SK95 is a deejay, singer, writer and music producer from Soshanguve, North of Pretoria. Born Shadrack Mashaba (11 September), he fell in love
with music at the tender age of 8 while part of a school choir at Vukani Primary School in Soshanguve. He continued with his love for music with
some inspiration from great musicians like Iggy Smalls, Khabzela, Glen Lewis, Ganyani, and Christos.
He started deejaying and producing in 2005 while a student at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)in Pretoria West. He became one of
Pretoria's well-known djs. He has been a resident dj at some of the top clubs around Pretoria. He has played alongside the best djs in the
country and in many clubs around South Africa. SK95 is known to many as a radio presenter from Tswhane FM ( previously known as TopStereo FM)
where he hosts a show called the Nocturnal Tribe (Every Tuesday and Thursday 22:00-01:00) since 2005. SK95 is also in the Television and Film
industry and has produced music videos for some local artists.
He has produced many songs and collaborated with some of South Africa's best vocalists. Some of his songs have been featured in the following albums:
SK95 and Black Prince-Malesela (Capitol House Kollectiv Vol. 2,Multi-ratial records.2007)
SK95 and Black Prince-Malesela (Loxion House Kulca compilation 1,Multi-ratial records.2009)
SK95-HBL (House beyond limits) (Mesh Potato-Food for the soul,Multi-ratial records.2009)
SK95-HBL (House beyond limits) (DJ sbu's Y-Lense Vol.3,TS Records.2009)
SK95 ft ST -Khumbule Ekhaya (DJ Mono-T's Africa Soil,Kalawa Jazmee.2010)
QML (SK95 love mix)-Spirit of Modjadji (KG Smallz's Da essential Vol.1,Black Whole.2010)
SK95 ft Swazi-Son from the south (DJ Stan-Ley's Afribiza Deep,London records.2010)
SK95 ft Kele B-Tired (DJ Sumbody's Larger than house,187 records.2012)
SK95,Rampage and Denzil-True Fathers (DJ Enosoul's House Africa session 4,House Afrika.2013)
SK95,Rampage and Denzil-Leaking waters (Da Capo and Punk's Surreal selection vol.1,Soul candi.2013)
SK95 ft Kano-Kano's Rhythm (Producers series vol.1,Soul candi.2014)
SK95 and Rampage-Thokozile (House Africa session 5,House Afrika .2014)
In 2009, SK95 and friends established a record label called 4Dimensional Music which releases music digitally.
SK95 has released some of his songs digitally having over 80 songs to his name. In 2011 he released a self-produced double
album called House Beyond Limits under MBS and EMI. The double CD album has made it to some of South Africa's biggest radio stations
(Metro FM, YFM, and other radio stations). It is a combination of deep house and jazzy sounds. The album featured artists like
Mpumi Dlamini (pianist), Kaygee Pitsong, Black D, Ta-Ice and many others. SK95 has made a name for himself as the king of soulful,
jazzy, and broken beats remixes. Some of his famous remixes include the following.
- Jon Pierce Dreams (Sk95 and Rampage mix)
- Dj Embassy Ft James T-Tonight(SK95 and Rampage Moody mix)
- Websonic Feat. Tsholo - Do you Remember(SK95 Love mix)
- 057houseManiacs feat Biblical Jones-Kissing You(SK95 and Rampage mix)
- Deep'endSoul feat Donald Sheffey - Get Started (SK95, Rampage love Mix)
- Websonic Limpopo Roots and Khosto - Mali ya mina ft Bongz & Box (SK95 & Rampage Piano Sad mix)
- Dj Veany - Shadow of the music (SK95 mix)
In early 2014 SK95 released digital singles in Canada under Nick Holder's DNH records. Some of the songs released include
Land of dreams ft V.Cho, Illuminate(SK95, Rampage and Kaygee Pitsong), and Aces of spades(SK95 and Rampage). Upcoming :
He is currently working on a new single Seng'zwile featuring Rampage and Tsholo and is soon to be realesed.
House, Film scores, Mood Music