DJ Warras. Picture: Supplied

After nearly 6 years on one of the country’s biggest television music shows, presenter, DJ Warras will be bidding devoted viewers farewell on Friday 08 June.

The farewell special will be ushered by his former Live Amp presenters Pearl Thusi & Loot Love to reminisce on this exciting journey.

“In my time at 'Live Amp' I have been fortunate to have worked with legends in the TV game at Urban Brew, Marv, Sjula, Chester, Akhumzi, Bev, Nhlanhla, and the team. I have worked alongside the biggest talent in the country, LootLove, Pearl Thusi, Lerato Kganyago, and all the artists we've broken records with over the years. It’s the longest time for anyone before me and I’m honoured, grateful and blessed," said DJ Warras.


His departure comes after several years of gracing the SABC1 screens weekly since 2012.

“It has been an absolute pleasure working with one of SA television’s most talented male hosts. Warras as the longest standing presenter of Live Amp, has stood the test of time and we shall forever be grateful for his passion and dedication to the programme. He leaves behind big shoes to fill which will prove great task for his predecessor,” said Nhlanhla Mthimkhulu 'Live Amp' producer.

This week, Live Amp will be broadcasting live from Sun City which is this year’s home to the SAMAs with DJ Warras and multi-talented guest presenter, Rorisang Thandekiso giving the viewers a teaser of what to expect in the SAMA night of music bliss on Saturday, 2 June 2018 which will be broadcast on SABC1 at 19h30.

Live Amp will be taking a break from our screens from 15 June 2018 and will make its return after the FIFA World Cup Russia with exciting new flair and personalities. 

More information on the “new LIVE AMP” will be shared in due course.