Tlou Cleopas Monyepao (born December 24, 1979), professionally known as DJ Cleo, is a South African Kwaito and House producer. He was born from Gauteng. His debut single “Facebook” was released in 2012, which earned him three awards at 18th SAMA. Eskhaleni 11 released (2019), which include single “Yile Gqom”, followed by Yile Piano, Vol. 1 (2019).
Life and career
Tlou Cleopas Monyepao was born in Vosloorus, Gauteng, South Africa.
He began his career as a producer of the Unrestricted Breakfast Show hosted by DJ Fresh on YFM. Cleo found himself enjoying producing for radio and soon started exploring producing music for himself and others.
His debut recording was “Will of Steel”, which featured on DJ Glen Lewis/DJ Fresh’s “Gatecrasher double CD compilation. He remixed Bucy Rhadebe single “Uzugcin’ Impilo Yam”, originally released in 2020.