Based: JohannesburgLlewellyn Jonathan Lazarus better known as Motif_the_deejay hailing from the small town of Lenasia in the South of Johannesburg is quickly gaining a growing reputation as an outstanding DJ.

This multi talented DJ spends his time diligently working on creating his very own unique DJ Style with the guidance of friends within the industry such as The Godfathers of Deep House and Lady Lea, to name a few, providing him with the opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade.

Holding a vast knowledge of music Motif joined a DJ group called Nyce and Nasty in 1999 at the age of 15 and went on to win the battle of the DJS for 3 consecutive years from 2000 to 2003 giving him much deserved recognition by the likes of DJs Kool, DJ Rene, K-Silk to name a few.

As Motif’s career progressed, he had residencies at various venues around Gauteng playing alongside some renowned names in the industry. Holding his own slot on internet-based radio show, Radio of Colour (ROC), he quickly started to build up a rapid growing fan base all around South Africa and proceeded to hit the scene by going out and playing at various venues in and around Gauteng and features on Star fm with Justin Tourine. Motif would later go on to being voted the number 1 DJ at the Pioneer Dj Institute
in 2021