Balcan was born and raised in the rural part of Limpopo in Venda, He started his primary and finished his high school in Venda, He went to University and studied Mining Engineering. Balcan has a vast Mining Experience, In 2015 after working for 10 years he decided to quit what we call nine to five work and started to establish business ventures. Because of his love of always helping other people or giving back to community he founded a NPO called Shayas Maboneni with the aim of recognizing and inspiring local artists by giving them an opportunity to stage with with International artists.
From a different work background, he decided to try radio, it all started as a joke, now he hosts the 12 to 3 “Dudes next door’ show on the fastest growing internet station (Nation Radio).
He joined Nation Radio even before it had its first equipment, he believed in the founders dream of starting a radio station, he was so passionate about it, he saw the radio station in his words, mind even before it started. He then decided that the only way to support my friend is to be part of this radio, few month later he can proudly say that he is enjoying every moment of being part of the Nation Radio family.