Johannesburg, 09 July 2020, It’s been over 100 days since the first lockdown was imposed on the nation which has had a devastating impact on the music industry. With artists no longer able to perform at live events they have had to be innovative in getting their music to the masses. Music powerhouses Oskido and DJ Zinhle are leading the charge and partnering with MTV Base to entertain the viewers from the comfort of their homes. Legends Live by Oskido will premiere this Friday 10 July on MTV Base (Dstv Channel 322) at 18:00 CAT while DJ Zinhle PJ Party will debut on Saturday 11 July at 18:00 CAT.

The COVID19 pandemic has resulted in substantial changes in public life in South Africa and globally. For the Music Industry, this has presented a major challenge in revenues and with many livelihoods affected. Legends Live by Oskido was born out a need to keep live music playing at these times and Its evolution will however be influenced by general trends within the music, entertainment, and media sectors globally. The show will stream to a Pan African audience for the first time this Friday and feature a banging set from music legend Oskido and Scorpion King DJ Maphorisa.

DJ Zinhle PJ Party is the latest brainchild by Africa’s number one female DJ, DJ Zinhle.  The weekly online party, which is streamed on various channels, will make its broadcast debut on MTV Base this Saturday featuring an all-female line up of DJs including DJ Zinhle and hip-hop Queen Ms Cosmo. Saturdays will never be the same as DJ Zinhle promises a consistent female-driven line up of the hottest DJs the country has to offer week after week.

MTV Base has been at the forefront of music innovations over the years. Monde Twala, Senior Vice President and General Manager at ViacomCBS Networks Africa commented“MTV Base has always been at the intersection of youth culture and music innovation and creativity. During these unprecedented times, it’s important as an industry to bring audiences together by producing engaging content through artists collaboration. We’re inspired to launch this partnership with legendary artists Oskido and DJ Zinhle to provide local DJs a platform to keep the music alive while entertaining fans from the comfort of their homes”

Viewers can look forward to getting their weekend party started right in the comfort of their homes with a star-studded line up of DJs. Be sure to tune MTV Base (DSTV Channel 322) for Legends Live by Oskido premiering this Friday 10 July on MTV Base (Dstv Channel 322) at 18:00 CAT while DJ Zinhle PJ Party will debut on Saturday 11 July at 18:00 CAT.