SABC1’s talent search show, 1’s and 2’s, returns in its second season…


The second season of the popular DJ talent search show on SABC1 Mzansi Fo Sho will start airing this Friday 19 June 2015, at 19h30, with actress, presenter and radio personality Thando Thabethe continuing in her role as host presenter.

“I’m super excited for this season, it’s bigger and better! The contestants are bringing their A game and the judges are much harder on the hopefuls. If you are a budding DJ or just a music lover it’s a show not to be missed,” says Thando Thabethe.

1’s and 2’s Season 2 auditions took place all over Mzansi (Durban, Cape Town and Jo’burg) and saw thousands of young, talented DJs and Producers bringing their very best, in the hopes of claiming the title of 1’s & 2’s Master of Spin and a grand prize comprising: a complete professional production studio valued at R100 000 an album deal due for local and international release.

“Last year we were all totally blown away by the quality of DJ’s and characters that emerged through the course of Season 1 which fast became South Africa’s favourite and most-viewed music reality series,” says shows producer, Jayson Faber. “Season 2 has already shown us that the standards of music production and DJ’ing have sky-rocketed over the past year! This season sees an even bigger contingent of heavyweight talent that will get Mzansi rocking even harder than they did in Season 1!”

Season 2 auditioning process, judged in the main by Mzansi’s talented and well-know DJ duo – DJ Sphectacular and DJ Naves – has produced the Top 36 contenders. The 2 judges will be assisted by high-profile guest DJ’s in the 13 week long competition in search of a worthy season 2 ‘Master of Spin’ winner.

DJ Naves says: “Season 2 of 1′s and 2′s is almost under way but I must say the talent we have in this country is amazing and there will be some interesting sounds coming out. All in all the standard of the show and the producers is much higher and as judges we are very proud to be have been a part in exposing this talent.”

Season 2 – Episode 1

In the first episode of Season 2, show’s host presenter, Thando Thabethe, welcomes viewers back to the biggest music show in Mzansi by re-capping and highlighting the journey of Season 1; that saw DJ Mshega being crowned Mzansi’s very first Master of Spin.

The show heads-off to the 1st auditions at the BAT Centre in Durban where the judges are joined by Durban’s DJ Tira to assist in the selection of contenders.

We then head to Cape Town at the Mercury Live Music Venue to see who the top performing contenders are. DJ Loyd from Goodhope FM was the Guest Judge for the auditions in the Mother City.

The episode concludes with a montage of the highlights of the following weeks audition action in Jozi.

Catch the 2nd season of 1’s and 2’s, only on SABC1 Mzansi Fo Sho, from Friday 19 June 2015, at 19h30!


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