Papi Diretse

Studio Engineer

SAMA Award winner, Papi Diretse, aka “Snivas Sanchez,” isn’t just a master of the mixing board; he’s a sculptor of sonic landscapes. His passion for music ignites with every genre, from the soulful melodies of Jazz to the electrifying energy of Amapiano. For over 20 years, Papi has woven his magic behind the scenes, collaborating with musical giants like Thandiswa Mazwai, Simpiwe Dana, Hugh Masekela, and Oliver Mtukudzi. His work has garnered recognition and nominations for prestigious awards like the Crown Gospel and the recent Soweto Clap and Tap Gospel. But accolades are just a testament to the true impact: the power of sound to move us, uplift us, and connect us. Papi believes in music’s transformative ability, and his dedication to crafting the perfect soundscape is a testament to that belief. Ready to embark on your sonic journey? Papi is here to help you translate your creative vision into a masterpiece.