In the Press

Mark Stent’s 4th Solo Album – A masterpiece born from lockdown reflection

Stent, who has just launched his fourth solo album called Sugar, says that during lockdown, musicians were forced to explore new ways to create and share their music.

Publication: After 12 Magazine

11 Dec 2020

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Mark Stent shares about making 4th album 'Sugar' during lockdown

Those who relied on live gigs had to come up with new ways to create and share their music and for DJ and producer, Mark Stent, this was not necessarily a bad thing.

Publication: IOL

11 Dec 2020

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Sweet smell of Stent’s suc­cess

SUGAR: 'LATEST ALBUM IS WHO I AM' Isolation of lock­down allowed the musician to tune into himself.

Publication: Press Reader

10 Dec 2020

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Mark Stent drops a Masterpiece Born from Lockdown Reflection, ‘Sugar’ – the 4th solo album

Covid-19 stopped the music industry in its tracks. Those who relied on live gigs had to come up with new ways to create and share their music and for internationally acclaimed DJ and producer, Mark Stent, this was not necessarily a bad thing. It even spurred him on to shine a spotlight on up-and-coming South African artists.

Publication: SA Music News & Entertainment

05 Dec 2020

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MARK STENT’S FOURTH SOLO ALBUM - A MASTERPIECE BORN FROM LOCKDOWN REFLECTION

Covid-19 stopped the music industry in its tracks. Those who relied on live gigs had to come up with new ways to create and share their music and for internationally acclaimed DJ and producer, Mark Stent, this was not necessarily a bad thing.  It even spurred him on to shine a spotlight on up-and-coming South African artists.”

Publication: Gauteng Lifestyle Mag

04 Dec 2020

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#knowyourbenoni – Mark Stent loves Benoni with all his heart

The DJ, producer, father of three and former South African heavy-weight bodybuilding champion has worked with some of the top names in the music industry and is now looking forward to releasing tracks from his new album.

Publication: Benoni City Times

16 Apr 2020

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SA: Deezer and ‘world’s strongest DJ’ launch home workout playlist

French music streaming service Deezer has teamed up with South African DJ and bodybuilder Mark Stent to launch the Home Workout playlist.

Publication: Music in Africa

03 Apr 2020

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DJ & BODYBUILDER, MARK STENT, WANTS YOU TO STAY FIT AND HEALTHY DURING SA’S 21 DAY LOCKDOWN WITH HIS EXCLUSIVE WORKOUT PLAYLIST

To make sure we maintain a healthy lifestyle, global music streaming service, Deezer has teamed up with South African DJ Veteran and bodybuilder Mark Stent (aka “The World’s Strongest DJ”) to release an exclusive ‘Home Workout’ playlist.

Publication: Texx and The City

01 Apr 2020

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Industry Endorsements

David Gresham

David Gresham Records - Label Owner.

"I'm so proud to be a music friend of Mark Stent one of the most committed and professional persons I have worked with and above all 100% reliable and honest."

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Andrew Mitchley

- COO, The David Gresham Entertainment Group.

"David Gresham Records and Mark Stent have enjoyed 3 years of hits and successes together, from number 1 singles to a prestigious South African Music Award nomination. Mark has an incredible ability to read the market and constantly deliver upon its ever evolving trends. Mark is recognised both locally and Internationally as a prolific producer, songwriter, DJ and businessman. Through his constant development as a creator, his body of content will be revered for generations to come, this is a testament to Mark's passion and desire to create work that matters in the world."

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Ricardo da Costa

- Events promoter, prominent businessman, international DJ

"Probably the most important attribute about working with Mark is his ability to pivot & make everything he is involved in WORK, and comes down to the sweat he put in, a powerful trait in a very turbulent industry."

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Timo ODV

- Producer and DJ

"I’ve worked with Mark Stent a few times over the years from before I was a platinum selling artist to when I was and the way he treated me never changed, honest hard working, respectful human being."

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Yolanda Be Cool

- International best selling dance act

"Mark is a super talented DJ and producer whose passion end energy make his sets unique, unpredictable and exciting to experience. But more so he is professional and a true gentlemen who made touring South African a truely memorable experience for us on a number of occasions. He went over and above the call of duty to make our time a positive one and we are stoked to have made a lifelong friend in Mark. Just wish we got to see him more.."

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Rouge

- South African rapper, author, and television presenter

"Mark Stent is an incredible hard worker and such a professional. It's very easy to work with him and he has such ethics."

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Biggy

- Nationally acclaimed South African rapper

"Mark brought me through to do an appearance at H20 in 2019. It was one of those events where I really did not want to leave because he made sure I was treated like a proper boss and most definitely one of my favorite moments of 2019 thanks to him."

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Sketchy Bongo

- South African record producer, DJ and songwriter

"Mark Stent is a hard working, focused member of the entertainment and media industry. He communicates his ideas clearly, and is open to change and comments from others. He is a genuine person who is easy to work with, friendly, and who always aims, and achieves the best result by having great work ethic, and also working with others."

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Tich Ponde aka Shona (SA)

- Internationally acclaimed Producer and DJ

"Mark Stent is one of the most humble and dedicated souls I've worked with. His level of Faith and focus on a goal is unmatched. Driven by pure talent, hunger and focus on what he loves and believes in allows him to be one of the most influential people I know. His amazing social skills leave him as one of the few individuals that's loved and respected by many yet true to his roots goals and belief. His ability to see good and talent in others and help where he can makes him far more special. The lives he's touched, his selflessness and positive spirit to help where he can have made him a favorite in the SA music industry today. Because he is very well experienced and always keen to learn new things makes him the force he is upto today. He taught me humbleness and that your dreams can come true of you work hard at anything you desire."

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Kyle Cassim

- 5fm DJ

"At the age of 19 as a complete newbie to the music industry,not having any peers or mentors in the dj scene Mark Stent was one of the only people to take me under his wing, offer me advice, introduce me to the right networks and keep me grounded. His work ethic and mentorship has played a massive role in where I am today in my career."

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Abby Nurock

- Prolific DJ

5fm DJ "I’ve had the privilege of knowing and working with Mark for many years. Not only is he iconic in the industry, but one of the most humble and genuine people I have ever met."

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