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Cape Town radio station Smile90.4FM supporting local music

I wish all radio stations in South Africa did this…

SA Music Sundays on Smile 90.4FM showcases local South African artists exclusively and what a wonderful programme it is.

It is hosted by presenter Dean Friederich, who after receiving his diploma in Professional Acting for Camera from City Varsity Cape Town in 2012, entered the media and entertainment industry appearing in several student films and stage productions.

His radio career started at KFM in 2012. From there Dean joined Afm 91.3 and in 2016 moved to One FM 94.0 – a community station in Tableview. He joined Smile 90.4FM


I was on stage, singing my guts out to a very quiet, but attentive audience.  I started to feel insecure and in the back of my mind, I thought “I think I’m going to give this up.  Maybe it’s time to quit.”

I looked out at the audience and there was an “older” gentleman who looked me in the eyes and showed me a thumbs-up.  When we ended our set, he came up to me and said “You really must love what you do because I see your passion beaming from you”.  I think it must have been one of the nicest things someone has said to me and I confessed that I was considering giving up