On the journey leading up to the release of his solo debut album, DJ Tira has released the visuals for the album’s lead single, Thank You Mr DJ, featuring Joocy.
On Friday, 6 September 2019, Durban-based deejay, DJ Tira, released the music video for the lead single of his upcoming solo debut album, Ikhenani. Thank You Mr DJ was released on Friday, 19 July 2019, and features Afrotainment signee, Joocy.
Prior to the release of the music video, DJ Tira took to his social media pages on Thursday, 5 September 2019, to share the music video’s teaser. His caption detailed when the music video would be released, writing, “Thank You Mr DJ music video drops tomorrow at 09:00. #Ikhenani is out on the 13th of September 2019.” is
The music video was shot by Pilot Films, which has shot most of the music videos released by Afrotainment artists in 2019. The music video’s narrative follows DJ Tira and how his music makes people dance. While the majority of the visuals were shot in South Africa, some of the scenes were shot in the United Kingdom (UK) during his recent trip as part of the Afro Beats Festival that took place in July 2019.
Besides DJ Tira’s performance, the music video also features multiple dance sequences. One sequence features his dancers, Slender and Onica, while the other features himself with dancers from the UK as he teaches them popular South African dance moves. The music video also features a cameo appearance from popular South African producer and deejay, Master KG.
Watch the Thank You Mr DJ music video below.