LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

VIDEO: 10-Year-Old 'DJ Switch' From Ghana Will Melt Your Heart

"Forget all your worries and let's party."

It's an irresistible command from a 10-year-old girl standing on a box behind a DJ booth, tapping her feet and shaking her hips.

Her name is Erica Armah Bra-Bulu Tandoh, also known as DJ Switch, and she's the subject of a video released on Monday by BBC News Africa. It currently has 8.3 million views on Facebook and nearly 4.5 million views on Twitter.

According to her personal website, Tandoh is from Suaman Dadieso in the western region of Ghana. Even before the BBC video, she's had her share of fame. Last year, she won top prize on a TV program in Ghana called TV3 Talented Kids. In April, she dropped this music video collab with her mama (who has a lovely voice!) called "Deceiver." And in May, she deejayed at the Ghana DJ Awards, entering the stage on a horse and a pink-feathered jacket.

In addition to her DJ chops, she also raps, dances and plays trumpet and keyboards. She loves school and would like to be a gynecologist when she grows up "to help women," she told the BBC. Oh, and her favorite food, according to her website, is "rice ball with ground nut soup."

"I picked the name DJ Switch because I switch up people's happiness," she told the BBC.

She certainly made the editors at Goats and Soda smile. And we hope she'll make you smile, too.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)