about smash afrika


Smash Afrika Mdutyulwa hails from Bloemfontein where his love for radio and multimedia was ignited on campus radio.
In 2011 he moved to Johannesburg, worked for a year on Voice of Wits before being recruited by Tholi B to work alongside him as his co-host on YFM’s Afternoon Drive time show from 2012 to 2014.
In 2015, was given his own show at YFM, hosting the early breakfast slot from 03:00 to 06:00.
In 2016, he went on to host of the prime breakfast slot on GP’s Hottest Frequency, Smash and Grab 06:00 – 09:00
In 2017, he broke into national TV on Mzansi Magic and Channel O as the host of Massive Music, where he is the current anchor of the music show.
In 2018, Smash Afrika moved national radio to work for the iconic 5FM. He hosts 5Nights, weekdays 7-10pm where he is thriving and lending a voice to the youth of South Africa to this day.


Host of 5NIGHTS on 5FM, Weeknights 19:00 – 22:00.
Presenter of Massive Music on Mzansi Magic & Channel O, Fridays 21:30.

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

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