YFM (99.2 FM) in Johannesburg, South Africa, is a “Youth” radio station. The channel, which first broadcasted in 1997, is mostly devoted to popular music genres such as Kwaito, Hip Hop, and R&B, with talk shows taking up a small portion of the airtime.
YFM and e.tv are both owned by a company called Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI), of which Marcel Golding is the chairperson. You can find YFM on yfm.co.za, the YFM app or DStv Channel 859.
YFM as a brand is responsible for the rise of popular DJ’s like the late Kabzela, DJ Fresh, DJ Sbu, Phat Joe, Bad Boy T, Lee Kasumba, Unathi Msengana, Rude Boy Paul, Phindi Gule, Greg Maloka (now CEO of Kaya FM), DJ Warras, Mo Flava, Sol Phenduka, the late Iggy Smallz, Monde Twala, Dineo Ranaka, Chilli M, newsreader William LaHong, Admiral and Jah Seed, Mac G, Tholi B, Ashifa Shabba, Pabi Moloi, Mpho Maboi, AK Mgaga, Nhlanhla and Nhlelo Masina and DJ Speedsta to name a few.
YFM Contact Details
Phone Number: +27 11 772 0800
Email Address: [email protected]
Physical Address: 2 Albury Road, Dunkeld Crescent,
Dunkeld West Ext 8, Sandton, 2196