about smash afrika


Smash Afrika Mdutyulwa is South African broadcaster who hails from Bloemfontein, where his love for radio and multimedia was ignited on campus radio. In 2012, he joined YFM and worked at the station for 5 Years. He broke into national TV on Mzansi Magic and Channel O where he hosted Massive Music till March 2023. In 2018, he moved to national radio and joined 5FM. He hosted 5Nights, weekdays 7-10pm where he was inspiring and lending a voice to the youth of South Africa till March 2023.


Radio: Hosted 5NIGHTS on 5FM, week nights 19:00 – 22:00. 2018 till March 2023. TV: Presented Massive Music on Mzansi Magic & Channel O, Fridays 21:30. 2017 till March 2023. Red Carpet Host of DSTV Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2022. Hosted The DSTV Delicious Festival After Movie 2022, Bacardi Holiday Club After Movie 2023.

DJ, MC & Events
Rocking The Daisies, Homecoming Africa, Major League Gardens, Channel O’s 20th and 25th Birthday, Black Coffee’s Block Party, Fact Durban Rocks 2017, Amstel Boomtown, Big Brother Titans Finale Watch Party and Sneaker Exchange as some of the events he has MC’d throughout his career.

Smash Afrika is the founder of African Urban Nights. An event created to celebrate African music, art, food and fashion in urban spaces.
He is the co-founder of start-up fashion brand October Thirty First.


Smash Afrika has been appointed as ACFS’ Ambassador to drive the ACFS Charity Gold Day in aid of supporting the survival needs of the vulnerable children across ACFS’ programs.