DJ Zinhle will be one of the headline acts for the inaugural Essence Festival Durban
The Essence Festival is an entertainment and lifestyle extravaganza which takes place between November 8 and 13 in Durban.
The heavy weight DJ, DJ Zinhle will perform alongside the likes of Ne-Yo, Wizkid, Black Coffee and many more.
When speaking to the Sowetan on the festival, she said she prayed to God and asked him to open a door for her so she can be apart of it.”When I heard that Essence was coming, I was just like ‘God please let me be part of the experience’.
“Durban is a beautiful city. I’m a DJ. I’m going to be on stage and we love big crowds. More than anything I want to be in the crowd experiencing the festival. I’m already thinking of my set. I mean it’s a big international crowd. You have to plan and I want memorable sets every time.”
Zinhle says that she’s not obsessed with being crowned the First lady of House, but rather with opening the door to more women.”I’m going through this process of awakening and I’m wary of any labels because there is great danger that comes with it,” she says. “I’m a very successful female DJ, not in the sense that I’m the richest or biggest, but because of the influence and my contribution in making sure that other girls come in. I’m not obsessed with being crowned the First Lady, but rather with opening the industry to more women.”