DBN Gogo biography, parents, albums, uncles-in-law, background

DBN Gogo (born Mandisa Radebe in Durban), also addressed as De-Ben Gogo, is a South African Disk Jockey. She gained prominence in the music scene after featuring in the 2020 Chanel O Lockdown House Party.

However, she has held performances in Live shows and has recorded successful stints as a Disk Jockey. Performing with a taste of uniqueness, she drew the attention of many music lovers to herself.

The upcoming house music disk jockey has managed to enter the competitive industry and make a name for herself. The list of fast-rising disk jockeys is not complete without DBN Gogo boldly written on it.

She took the music industry by storm in 2020 and has continued to impress lovers of good music to date. Her online quarantine sessions – Quaratunes Live, have taken her further to the limelight.


DBN Gogo biography
DBN Gogo became famous during the lockdown for featuring in the 2020 Chanel O Lockdown House Party.
NameMandisa Radebe
Other namesDe-Ben Gogo, DBN Gogo
ParentsJeff Radebe
Bridgette Motsepe
Uncles-in-lawCyril Ramaphosa
Patrice Motsepe
OccupationDisk Jockey
Years active2017-date


DBN Gogo background
Mandisa Radebe is the daughter of Jeff Radebe and Bridgette Motsepe.

She was born into the family of the South African politician Jeff Radebe and businessperson Bridgette Motsepe.

She grew up under the care of her parents in Pretoria. She also stayed in the French-speaking country France with her parents.

Both parents provided her with the care and support she needed to be the person she is today.

Her father served as the former Minister of Energy and is the brother-in-law of president Cyril Ramaphosa and Patrice Motsepe. 

Her aunties got married to Ramaphosa and the mining billionaire businessman Patrice.

Though she hails from a notable background, she has managed to step out of the shadows and make a name for herself.

Musical Journey

Although the deejay is new in the music circle having entered the industry three years ago, she had wanted to do it for a long time. She is a musical person and is good with the piano. 

Unlike many artists who put in efforts after efforts to rise to prominence, she became famous with ease. Her beats will make your body move to the rhythm.

The deejay credits her style of music through the places she once lived.

She was born and raised in Durban and lived a life of entertainment in Pretoria and Jo’burg. She further gained musical exposure and experience in Europe.


DBN Gogo music journey
Mandisa Radebe officially began her journey in the music industry in 2017.

Spinning the wheels is one of her superpowers and is evident in her songs. She has released several hits including Amapiano Miz and Old School House Music.

Her song Mayonice gained many positive feedback and reviews. It features some of the best music sensations in the country including Jobe London, Makhanj, and the LowKeys. 

Another track that made waves in the country’s music scene is An Ode Tp Pitori. She left a special touch with some jazz undertones. The female disk jockey performs in several events and occasions.


DBN Gogo real name
Mandisa Radebe’s friends gave her the name DBN Gogo which is her stage name to date. She could also be addressed as De-Ben Gogo.

Although many South African music lovers know her for her outstanding deejaying abilities. She also has other interests and things she does when doing music are on hold.

She is a student and is studying for a Law degree. DNB Gogo has been in the music circle for over 3 years and has a special love for travel.

Spending some years in the French-speaking country gained her fluency in the language. The stage name she uses today “DBN Gogo” was given to her by her friends.

She has gained impressive followership and viewership on Instagram and YouTube.


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