DJ Tira took to Twitter to acknowledge DJ Fresh’s contribution to his music career, this after sharing a promotional poster of a competition he won two decades ago.
DJ Tira took to Twitter on Monday, 6 July 2020, to share the story of his big break into the music industry. His tweet gave credence to DJ Fresh’s own stories about the various industry colleagues he has helped over the years. DJ Tira got a foot in the door after winning the Smirnoff DJ Competition in 2000 and 2001.
The Uyandazi creator shared the anecdote with the actual poster from the 2001 competition, which was judged by DJ Fresh, the late Khabzela and DJ Pepsi. Following his second win, DJ Tira was afforded the opportunity to travel to Ibiza with veteran media personality, DJ Fresh. DJ Tira explained what travelling with DJ Fresh was like, further revealing some of the lessons he learned on the trip.
See the posts below.
#MondayMotivation. 2000 & 2001 I was crowned the Smirnoff DJ Competition Winner. 2000 I traveled alone to Ibiza and 2001 I traveled with @djfreshsa. The Big Dawg taught me a lot while on this trip. Respect the industry, stay focused and kick ass. #21YearsOfDjTira pic.twitter.com/uGG2UZXPiB
— 21 Years of Dj Tira (@DJTira) July 6, 2020
— DJ Fresh (Big Dawg) (@DJFreshSA) July 5, 2020