Arts, Culture & Heritage

Queen of the Beat


August 5, 2022



Who will be crowned Queen of the Beat?

Queen of the Beat will be an all-female DJ competition that will be open to Joburg-based female DJs. This initiative will create a platform to discover new and fresh talent. The programme will have a competitive edge and all finalists will get an opportunity to be workshopped by an acclaimed industry female DJ. 

MC'd by the One & Only Elly Majola


Audition Dates & Locations


4th June 2022
12:00 — 14:00

Newtown Junction


5th June 2022
12:00 — 14:00

Alex Mall


11th June 2022
10:30 — 13:30

Auditions taking place in:
Cosmo Mall

13:30 — 16:00

Auditions taking place in:
Newtown Junction


12th June 2022
11:00 — 14:00

Auditions taking place in: Maponya Mall


16 June 2022
10:00 – 15:00

All roads lead to Vilakazi Street as we will be partnering with The Box Shop Lifestyle on the 16 June 2022 on Youth Day for the qualifiers. During the qualifiers our Top 6 will be selected to make their way to the finals that will be hosted on the 25th of June 2022.


18 June 2022
10:00 – 15:00

The aim of the workshop is to provide opportunities for self-determined, visible and thriving women in the music industry.

A safe space for up-and-coming female DJs to learn, engage & exchange, spanning over a variety of topics in the entertainment industry.


5 August 2022
19:00 – 22:00


The Judges

Lady Lea

Lady Sakhe

Scott The Girl

Do You Have What It Takes?

Do you think you have what it takes to become Joburg’s Top Female DJ? Register using the following form.

Registration Process

Step 1: Record a MAX 8-min video of your DJ set in MP4 format

Step 2: Register by filling out the Registration Form

Step 3: Upload your video in the “Video Submission” field or paste a WeTransfer or Google Drive link in the “Message” box

Step 4: Wait for an email confirming your audition spot

NB: Registrations close 9 June 2022

Registrations Closed