EGGSTA: Trust your judgment

Eden Michelle known professionally as EGGSTA, is a South African/Dutch DJ, Singer, Songwriter and Producer.

Her music career began, aged 6, when she won Best National Pianist in an under-18 competition in South Africa. In September 2018, Eden created EGGSTA releasing her debut single “You & I” with Electromode. 

EGGSTA produces, writes, records and performs all of her own music, incorporating her classical piano background. She has lived in London, America and Cyprus writing and producing music for independent artists globally. 

EGGSTA has completed international tours in both the USA, the UK and Europe. Her UK/European Sofar Sounds tour was alongside Josh Middleton – 9 cities in 12 days including; Paris, London, Southampton, Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Falmouth, Zurich & Liverpool.  She has also performed in Limassol, Cyprus’ renowned 7 SEAS Club to a full audience.

Tell us something about yourself that nobody knows?
I am an avid fan of salt and vinegar on anything, but in particular, any kind of potato. 

What tips can you share that have helped to shape your career?
Trust your judgment. It’s okay to walk away from situations that aren’t for you. Always trust your gut about people, your team and your vision.

Best performance you have been a part of?
I performed on a boat party that was packed to the brim in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. It was a mix of tropical music, good drinks, beautiful weather and Mediterranean water. Perfect day!

Advice you would give to your 18 year old self?
Let Go and Let God!

Best advice you were given when you started out?
Don’t post your negative emotions on social media. Be real, but remember, people don’t need to know everything you’re feeling. 

With FAME WEEK Africa being hosted in the Mother City, what do you love about Cape Town?
Cape Town is beautiful all round. You’ve got everything all in one place. The street venues and night life breathe a particularly artistic feeling that’s very unique to the city. It’s very European, in some parts too, and I’m excited for Cape Town to enhance the amazing week that FAME Week will bring.

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