MEET ASSERTIVE1 ARTIST

SOUTH AFRICA
Techno Progressive House Afro Tech

"I have an absolute passion for Electronic Dance Music - especially Techno. Music is my life!" Tazz "The Madness"

Tazz “The Madness” has been Djing since 1993. His preferred genre is Techno, but he has also played a wide range of genres (Progressive House, Deep House, Afro House, Afro Tech) and can adapt to any crowd and he loves to mix it up. Over the years this has come to be known as “The Madness”.

Tazz “The Madness” is a producer under African Madness Entertainment SA & Sweet Rhythm Entertainment SA.

Over the years he has had the pleasure of opening and playing with some of SA’s DJ Heavy Weights: Mark Stent (Stentfire) & H2O, DJ Fresh (5FM), Euphonik (5FM), Lady Lea (Beatboys), Oskido (Kalawa), Candy (Kalawa), Gino Brown (Universal), Mono-T (Kalawa) and many more.

He has also had the honour of opening for some International acts: Harrison Crump (No No No) (Universal) from the USA and Jesus Pablo from the UK.

He has also played at numerous venues and festivals: Polokwane Annual Beach Festival, Annual Gay Pride Parade, ANCYL March for Anti-violence Against Woman , Annual Limpopo Comes Alive Summer Music Festival @ Mokopane, Sun International Meropa Casino Jembe Traven, SAPA YOPA 2014 & 2016, Red Bull Studio Live @ University Of Limpopo, Resident Dj at Rhapsody’s Polokwane and most recent the Friday Resident Dj for Peermont Thaba Moshate Casino in Burgersfort.

Tazz “The Madness” also presents a weekly Radio Show called “The Weekend Madness Party Starter” every Friday 18:00 to 21:00 on JouRadio, alocal community radio station in Polokwane. The show is strictly a dance show with guest mixes from Assertive1 Dj’s , Paul Almeida, Mark Stent, Dirkie Coetzee, Derek The Bandit, Dj Lektro and may more.

He has also featured on Capricorn FM from 2011 to 2014 with 10 live mixes on The Mixdown Avenue and had 15 mixes play listed for broadcasting on rotation and was one of the 1st resident Mix Dj’s for The Club Energy Show on Energy FM 102.1 every Friday & Saturday night from 22:00 with over 70 live mixes more than 50 mixes on broadcasting rotation. He has also featured on SABC’s 5FM In The Raveyard with Das Kapital, Thobela FM with 12 Mixes and on Phalaphala FM with 5 mixes.

Tazz has also been very fortunate to have a few mixes that featured on global internet radio shows, 2014 2 mixes on the MNL Show in Antwerp Belgium with Kevin Belushi, 2015 1 mix with the Electro Nights Show on Ibiza Global Radio. 2016/15 2 Mixes with Rudi Vogel on LOCOLND England, 2016/17 4 Mixes with Derek the Bandit Richardson on Database, and has also featured on Truth in Trance & Truth in Dance.