Oratilwe AJ Hlongwane (8yrs old) popularly known as DJ Arch Jnr, is a johannesburg born young talent from South Africa. He started showing his love for music at a tender age of just a few months old.
During the kids toddler stages, his father Glen Hlongwane purchased an iPad for him, which was intended for educational purposes. Overtime, a djay software was installed by his father for personal use. There were clear signs of efficient operation of the app, while showing off formidable skills of deejay talent, that was naturally transferred onto live equipment.
He became an instant social media sensation as he displayed his impressive deejay skills to audience's worldwide. Expectations were exceeded as he entered SA's Got Talent in which he won the 1st prize, with unique display of performances in a triumphing fashion. DJ Arch Jnr has secured high profile opportunities such as, being featured on Americas Got Talent, Worlds Got Talent, Britains Got Talent, Resident DJ for the McDonalds U/14 schools soccer league, perfoming at the SAFTA's (South African Film Awards), AFRIMA in Nigeria (All Africa Music Awards), radio station (Metro fm, Jacaranda fm, Lesedi fm and Y fm), television shows (Craze, etv, SABC shows, enca news, abc news and many more), including a variety of music festivals, private events and corporate functions. Attaining over 52 million views on his SA's Got talent finally youtube video, its safe to mention that DJ Arch Jnr is the first ever South African entertainer to obtain such a milestone.
With all these achievements, DJ Arch Jnr managed to secure a number of sponsorships. Algoriddim who are the software developers of the Djay app, have given him the opportunity of being their youngest brand ambassador.
Oratilwe is treated as an ordinary child at home and attends school every week day. His parents always stresses the importance of his future education and development.
"Live to inspire"
- Arch jnr