Linda Stanley Malinga AKA “Linda DAGR8” started his career as a mobile DJ in 1998 before working for radio T.W.R (Technikon Witwatersrand) as a DJ and music compiler.
He then worked for Ziyawamo Productions from 2001 to early 2003 as a DJ and Marketing and Promotion Assistant. In 2004 he featured on the Drive Home Show with DJ K.CI on Umhlobo Wenene FM on Fridays from 17h30 till 18h00. In 2005 to 2013 worked for SONY Music Entertainment SA as a House, Kwaito & Hip Hop Regional and Label Manager.
In 2015/16 worked as an independent contractor for Contento Group (Music devision) as head of A&R and Marketing under the directorship of Lindelani Mkhize.
Linda Dagr8 has played alongside Dj’s Monde, Ganyani, QT, Claude, China, Mbuso, Soul T, Zinhle, Naked, Euphonic, Kent, Dollar, Fistaz Mixwell, Mahoota, Oskido, Pepsi, Mavusana, Choice, Lloyd, Tira , Socks, Bongz, Siyanda, Leebe, Positive K and Miggs to name a few.
2016 – 2017 resident mix Dj on Vuma FM on the show “The Geespot”with AT Nkosi every Friday from 19:00- 19:20. Currently working as an independent contractor & Label Manager for Ganyani Entertainment.
DJ Linda released a dance compilation called “Nightshift” in 2008. This compilation included an exclusive Lira and Goldfish remix which won The Best Remix of year at the 2009 SAMA’s (South African Music Awards).