DON DADA shows

INNA De Trenches

Hosted by Multi-platinum, Humanitarian, HipHop/Reggae Artist and Entrepreneur Menelik Nesta “Don Dada” Gibbons

Broadcast on SOUNDWAVE radio and broadcast live every Thursday from 5pm-7pm CAT.

INNA De Trenches will change the narrative of Reggae through a vibrant show that resonates with the listeners

With the aim of embracing the founder musicians and unearthing new talent paired with inside commentary from industry gurus. INNA De Trenches will provide Viewers and listeners with a behind the scenes all access pass into the minds of the people of which the entertainment industry is about.

From artists, dancers ,poets and executives to exclusive single drops  and the latest updates on your favourite artists INNA De Trenches is a musical journey into the reggae and its sub-genre culture of South African youth  

Nesta Gibbons aka DON DADA continuously pushing boundaries, changing the norm, quickly moving beyond static thinking by reinventing the game. He is fast becoming an industry thought leader by breaking tradition and creating ground-breaking possibilities for growth for himself and others in the music business. Don Dada in the entertainment industry has achieved a great deal as a Reggae/Hip-Hop artist and social influencer since he made his debut on the 2016 Mandela Day Concert stage.

Don Dada highest accolades:

  1. His original VIVA Mandela song reaching Multi-Platinum within a short 4 months of release 19th July 2017 – 31st December 2017!!
  2. Only artist with 3 official Mandela tracks [From the Mandela tracks Don dada donates a % of royalties to The Nelson Mandela Foundation] :
    1. [Original] VIVA Mandela track released 19th July 2017
    2. VIVA Mandela remix ft Mahotella Queens released on the Mandela100 2018
    3. Long Live MAMA Winnie Mandela – the tribute he wrote and performed live on the Black Doek memorial stage in Newtown
  3. Has a distribution deal with TuFF Gong International Distribution
  4. Only Artist with 2 Radio segment broadcasting from his own studio 1/9/2017
  5. Performed on the prestige 2019 Bob Marley Tribute Concert [6th February 2019]


NOTE: The Multi-Platinum sales is an achievement that must not be undermined as there is speculation that it is a possible ‘industry first’ as it is unheard of for an indie artist to achieve Multi-platinum within four [4] months of releasing a track.

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