DJ Shimza’s R260k wristwatch shocks SA

DJ Shimza’s R260k wristwatch shocks SA

DJ Shimza is making headlines after he was spotted wearing a Rolex Datejust 41 watch worth R260 000. Take a look…

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DJ Shimza – born Ashley Raphala – is trending after he was spotted wearing one of the world’s best watches. The photo has gained thousands of comments and reactions since it dropped on X, formerly Twitter.


With an illustrious career spanning years, DJ Shimza has quickly become one of Africa’s most celebrated DJs. However, he often trends whenever he posts on social media.

Over the years, he has undoubtedly capped his lift of glitz and glamour with the world’s finest things, from expensive luxury brands to exotic cars.

In the now-viral photo, DJ Shimza was wearing a Rolex Datejust 41, considered one of the most expensive Rolexs. The watch was released in 2016 and replaced the aforementioned Datejust II in the Rolex catalogue.

DJ Shimza’s Rolex has a base price tag of R260 000 in several certified stores. He joins a host of celebrities who wear the Rolex Datejust. Tennis superstar Roger Federer wears a Rolex Datejust II. Surprisingly, he has been Rolex’s ambassador since 2012.

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On several occasions, Justin Bieber has also been spotted wearing his Rolex Datejust II. However, just like DJ Shimza, Kourtney Kardashian also has the coveted Rolex Datejust 41 in her collection. TV star Jennifer Garner and David Beckham are some of the celebrities who wear the Rolex Datejust.

However, Mzansi was puzzled to learn that DJ Shimza was not wearing only one of the most expensive watches. DJ Shimza wore a designer short-sleeved shirt with a base price tag of R16 300.

He also wore a VAN Cleef & Amp, Arpels bracelet vintage Alhambra yellow gold worth R136 934. However, against the post, Mzansi quickly flooded social media with their two cents.

Some were more than convinced that the bling was fake, while others praised his fashion sense. DJ Shimza joins a host of celebrities who have splurged millions on international luxury brands. Last week, Khanyi Mbau made headlines when she flaunted one of her flashiest handbags worth R85 000.


Many wonder if the DJ can afford his soft life. However, The South African has connected the dots about his impressive business portfolio, often thrusting him into top trends.

Transport and Logistics

DJ Shimza owns a trucking company, Lekganyo, established in 2021.

Marketing Company

Reports have it that he owns a marketing agency called Just Exist.

Restaurant and Car Wash

He owns one of the most celebrated restaurants in South Africa, The Hang Awt. He also has a car wash named after his popular restaurant, Hang Awt. The car wash is called Hang Awt Car Wash.

Record Label

Like those before him, he also owns a record label called Kunye. DJ Shimza established the record label in 2020 to expose talent on the international stage.

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