Today, South Africa’s DJ Loyd will deliver the soundtrack for this year’s ICC Women’s T20 World Cup South Africa 2023. Kicking off with the opening ceremony on Friday, February 10. DJ Loyd, an ex-cricket player and avid supporter, is well-known for his work with 5fm, SABC 2 and multiple brands and festivals including ComUnity Festival, MTV Base and Capitec. Loyd will take lead curating music for all games taking place at this year’s tournament.
The multifaceted DJ Loyd is an entrepreneur, club DJ, radio presenter, TV presenter and personality. Having hosted TV shows at SABC 2, radio at 5fm, Loyd diverted his attention to curating music festival across South African, he is a co-founder of ComUnity, an initiative geared towards developing and supporting the local music industry through culture.
The multitalented nature of Loyd has also seen him secure gigs as a voice-over artist at SABC, Vodacom, Telkom Mobile, Engen, Ballantines, MXIT, Caltex, Pernod Ricard, among others.
As a TV personality, Loyd has been presenter of “Hectic Nine-9” on SABC 2, and “Mentor on Future Leaders” on SABC 1. On the commercial side of life, he has secured lead roles in adverts by Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, and Big Corn Bites. He boasts of over a 100k followers on social media.
DJ Loyd will be leading the line from the main stage during the 2022 World Cup, which will be a breathtaking display of costumes, dancers, and musicians organised to give a high-energy extravaganza to fans in the stadium and at home. For each game of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup South Africa 2023, MC Poppy Ntshongwana will assist DJ Loyd in getting the crowd grooving.
The games of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup would be held across three cities in South Africa namely; Cape Town, Ggeberha, and Paarl. The venues for the global festival are Boland Park (Paarl), St George’s Park (Ggeberha), and Newlands Cricket Ground (Cape Town).