DJ Stokie Biography, Career & Facts

DJ Stokie Biography, Career & Facts

DJ Stokie, whose real name is Setoki Mbatha, is a South African Disk Jockey making waves with his amapiano beats. Born on February 13, 1983, in South Africa, DJ Stokie began showcasing his talent from a young age, crafting beats from his backroom in Mzimhlophe, Soweto.

DJ Stokie

Full Name: Setoki Mbatha
Stage name: DJ Stokie
Born: February 13, 1983 (age 40 years old)
Place of Birth: South Africa
Nationality: South African
Spouse: Phumla Pretty Mbatha (m. 2016)
Daughter: Sphesihle Mbatha
Occupation: Disk Jockey
Booking Fee: R5,000 per hour
Profiles: Instagram Facebook Twitter
Net Worth: R9.2 million

His big break came after being a finalist on the 2006 edition of Mad Half Hour on Johannesburg-based youth station YFM. With over twenty years of experience, DJ Stokie is not only a skilled DJ but also a talented pianist.


In 2019, he dropped the single “AmaInternational,” which quickly became a favorite among amapiano lovers. Following its success, he released his first album titled “Amapiano Movement Vol 1, Mixed by DJ Stokie,” showcasing a unique mix of vocal drums and tribal bass.

DJ Stokie has collaborated with numerous prominent artists and DJs, solidifying his position as a leading figure in the amapiano scene. Together with his friend DJ Jaivane, he embarked on a tour in 2019, starting in the East Rand and earning the title “kings of Amapiano.”

Despite humble beginnings, DJ Stokie’s passion for music has propelled him to success. He and DJ Jaivane used to receive minimal pay for their performances, but their dedication has paid off. Today, DJ Stokie commands a booking fee starting at R5,000 per hour for his electrifying sets.

Personal life

Offstage, DJ Stokie leads a fulfilling personal life. He is happily married to Phumla Pretty Mbatha, and together, they have a daughter named Sphesihle Mbatha. Known for his luxurious lifestyle, DJ Stokie drives a Mercedes G wagon series and enjoys sharing glimpses of his life with his fans on social media.

With a net worth of R9.2 million as of September 2022, DJ Stokie’s influence in the amapiano genre continues to grow, cementing his status as one of its pioneers. Follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to stay updated on his latest releases and performances


Here are some popular songs by DJ Stokie:

  1. AmaInternational
  2. Superman
  3. Ipiano e’Soweto
  4. Amainternational (Remix)
  5. Ubsuku Bonke
  6. Superman (feat. Kabza De Small, Masterpiece & Madumane)
  7. Msotra (feat. Shasha, Vigro Deep & Lady Du)
  8. Sgija 1
  9. Bula Boot (feat. Nia Pearl)
  10. Lockdown House Party Mix

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