South African based Zimbabwean producer Young DLC (SONY ATV signed and Coke Studios Producer) and Masvingo award winning artist Alchemy have collaborated in a hit song “Make You Dance.”
Make You Dance is a project born out of Young DLC’s dream to showcase the potential of Zim Dancehall on the world stage. Using his extra-ordinary production skills, Young DLC teamed up with Zim artist, Alchemy, to make a dope sound dance track that transcends artificial boundaries and can easily be played in Da-er-salam, Maseru or Kigali and still people will enjoy it.
Young DLC is is a Pretoria based Electronic Dance Music producer and DJ, signed to Sony ATV SA. Young DLC has worked on Coke Studio Africa 2017 as an in-house producer for the whole season.
Young DLC spent three months in Nairobi, Kenya where he got to work with Africa’s music heavyweights including Patoranking, Runtown and many more who were on the show. Prior to that Young DLC released a collaboration project with Silent Nqo, and the song spent 15 weeks on Algoa FM charts, peaking at number 5.
Young DLC was an accidental participant on Coke Studio SA 2016, where he ended up producing a track with Aewon Wolf and Jade McDonald. The show producers were impressed by his production skills and ended up bringing him on-board for the continental show. On his return to South Africa where he is studying Music Business, Young DLC got signed to Sony ATV. The 21 year old producer is currently involved in some international projects, as well as collaborations with top South African artists under DJ Maphorisa’s label.
Afro-pop musician, Tedius Marezvavana aka Alchemy, is fast becoming a household name in Zimbabwe, after releasing the Despacito Shona Cover. Alchemy has been doing music since 2008, but went solo a few years ago. The artist did a track with Ex Q in 2015 titled What Am l To Do and in the same year he did another track with Stunner titled Kana Ndinewe.
Alchemy has won a number of awards at the Masvingo Music Awards. Alchemy did his primary education at Munqodo Primary School in Bulawayo and went to Chikumbiro Primary School in Gweru before he moved to Matinunura High School for his secondary education. He passed his O’ Levels, but I did not further his education because he wanted to pursue a career in music. In his words,” l did not choose music out of desperation, but out of passion.”