The American entertainment company, Roc Nation, owned by Jay-Z, has celebrated Ghana’s youngest Disc Jockey, DJ Switch.
As part of their Black History Month celebration in the month of February 2019, the company shared pictures and video of the youngster on their official social media pages on Sunday, February 21, 2019 and described her passion as inspiring.
Today we honor DJ Erica Tandoh, @djswitchghana, a 10 yr old who is the youngest recipient to win the Ghana DJ Awards. She gets everyone on their feet dancing & in a good mood. “I picked the name DJ Switch because I switch up people’s happiness” – Erica Tandoh #BlackHistoryMonh pic.twitter.com/D19PPELDq7
— Roc Nation (@RocNation) February 3, 2019
Roc Nation is a full-service entertainment company houses a record label, talent agency, touring and concert production company, music, film, and television production company as well as a music publishing house.
The company is home to a diverse roster of recording artists, musicians and record producers such as J. Cole, Big Sean, Claudia Leitte, Vic Mensa, Grimes, Demi Lovato, Shakira, DJ Khaled, Omarion, T.I., and The Lox.
Erica Armah Bra-Bulu Tandoh rose to international fame through a mixture of her feisty attitude, online music videos and total cuteness.
— DJ SWITCH GHANA (@djswitchghana) February 4, 2019
She is the second child and only girl amongst five children born to Ghanaian parents and lives with her family in Dadieso in the Western region of Ghana.
Ten-year-old DJ Switch gained national popularity when she was crowned winner of TV3’s children’s programme, Talented Kidz Season 8 in 2017.
In June 2018, Erica became the youngest person to win Ghana’s annual DJ awards and three months later, she opened the Bill and Melinda Gates’ Foundation’s annual Goalkeepers event in New York on September 27, 2018, as the warmup act to French President Emmanuel Macron.
The 10-year-old girl from Ghana wants to be a gynecologist when she grows up.