Thami Kwazi
Lifestyle Print Editor
5 minute read
24 Mar 2020
2:30 pm

Locked down in Paris – A Limpopo DJ’s experience

Thami Kwazi

House music DJ and musician Mo Laudi has been in lockdown in Paris for the past week. He spoke to Thami Kwazi about being a South African in country where Covid-19 has caused a social panic, and how people are managing to stay sane.

French Gendarmes check a driver in Paris as a lockdown is imposed to slow the rate of the coronavirus disease spread in France, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

House music DJ and musician Mo Laudi reallocated to Paris, France, more than three years ago to pursue his music and widen his fan base. He is currently living in the 19th Arrondissement in the the thick of social distancing. Italy is the new epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the virus is rapidly spreading through other parts of Europe, including France. With the death toll in Italy alone now at more than 6,000, far exceeding that of China, many heads of state have issued total lockdowns in their respective countries. French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday announced a complete...