Zola “RobthaBanka” Sobekwa is a music activist, producer, DJ and event coordinator who has been active in the music scene for over 10 years.
As a music activist, he has helped to shape the Durban alternative scene through several cross-cultural collaborative efforts, including featuring at the UPRISING FEST (2005/2007), 9II5BRAND events (2010- ) and most recently FULL CIRCLE (2016).
From 2013 to 2015, through his offtharecord street parties, RobthaBanka re-introduced the vinyl record as a party DJ medium in the Durban scene while simultaneously serving as a mix DJ on GAGASI 99.5 FM’s The Freshcutt.
Behind the decks, RobthaBanka’s profile includes performances at events featuring artists such as Zuluboy, IFANI, Zakwe and Veranda Panda. RobthaBanka specializes in Hip Hop and Dancehall/Reggae, although he is adept at genre such as House, Soul, Funk, Kwaito and EDM. He prefers turntables & vinyl record.