Joel Mashiane Mthimunye the young radio personality was born at Philadelphia hospital in Denelton, he grew up in Vlaaglagte number 1. Joel popular known as Dj Ncazana to the listeners of KCRS, started school at Moloto in Ratang primary school later moved to Vulamehlo primary school at Buhlebesizwe one, after finding out His biological father who took Ncazana to Ekangala where he continued with primary education at Sihluziwe primary school.
Dj Ncazana met Celimpilo Masondo known as Gomagoma who was the station manager of Kangala Community Radio Station in 2005 and Martin Botsotso Maphosa who was the programs manager. “My love for radio started when I was 12 years old, got the inspiration from my grandmother Nofanezile Dudu Mashiane who worked for SABC radio station Ikwekwezi fm.” Shares Dj Ncazana
He followed his grandmother steps when he joined Kangala community radio station back in 2006 the 1st of September. He was in grade 8 at Sitjhejiwe secondary school when is his big break took off “it was very difficult doing radio while you’re at school, sometimes i had to sleep late doing my home works and preparing my radio show, I was the youngest radio personality by then even the pressure at school was very strong because I was the school celeb but i didn’t take that into my head”.
He was very active at school, this lead to him winnng Mr Sitjhejiwe in 2007.In 2012 he went to Mamelodi fm (mams FM) for few months while he was studying electrical engineering at Thuto Matlala Tshwane North college after completing his studies he went back to kangala community radio K.C.R.S FM and they welcomed him again with both hands. Dj Ncazana is driving the prime slot 16h05 till 18h00. Selimathunzi ilanga lanamhlanje which is an afternoon drive show the slogan states #Driving the nation forward, “when I’m on air, I make sure that my listeners get entertained and informed’’
He wants to see himself on a national radio in future as a manager he said only God and hardworking that will get him there. Joel is not only a radio personality he is also interested in business and he currently is a member of an event organising company and also works with most of the local business doing marketing for them.