The purpose of a Disc Jockey is to make sure an event is not boring. Be it at the club, wedding, conferences, or even at a funeral, they always come through. So I will like to say that the DJs are the real MVPs in the music world. DJs also; make mixtapes and curating amazing playlists for our listening pleasure.
Nigerian DJs are the best at their craft, but here are the Top 5 DJs In Nigeria making waves. Starting from the fifth to first.
5. DJ Xclusive
Born Rotimi Alakija is a DJ, producer, and recently a recording artist. Dj Xclusive is one of the oldest DJs around. His career began in 2003 and since has been nothing short of greatness.
At the moment Dj Xclusive has a contract deal with EME records as an artist and official DJ. The multi-talented Dj has won many international awards and has bagged many endorsements. Did you know he is Wizkids’ official DJ? No? Now you know lol. Over the years he has warmed his way into 2.1 million followers heart.
4. DJ Cuppy
Born Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola is a Nigerian disc jockey, singer, philanthropist, and producer. Despite being born into wealth, Dj cuppy has really created a legacy for herself.
Dj Cuppy has been djing for over six years now and she has made seven hit singles with talented artists. My favorite being “Green Light” were she features Tekno. As good as she is with djing and producing she is also good with bagging endorsements. Also, Florence has over four awards. And she won the “Best Female DJ at the Beatz” three consecutive times from 2016-2018. She has a 5.1 million fan base on Instagram. That is to show you how much she is loved.
3. DJ Spinall
One of the greatest and versatile DJs of all time. Born Sodamola Oluseye Desmond is a DJ, songwriter, producer, label executive, and media personnel. His career also began as a radio DJ back in 2004. While he was with Mavin’s record he was Wande Coals’ official DJ.
As of 2014, Dj Spinall started his own label “TheCap music”. He has a distribution deal with Atlantic Records UK and a publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music UK. Spinal has 12 nominations and has won 12 awards. His accomplishments are far too great to start listing. 2.1 million followers
2. DJ Neptune
Imohiosen Patrick is a Nigerian disc jockey, songwriter, and producer. His career started as a radio Dj, technically his career started at age 10 when he was entertaining his neighbors. Now he owns his own radio station “Neptunes Fm”.
Dj Neptune has been djing for over eighteen years now and has made eight hit singles and three feature songs. The award-winning Dj has about six awards and a handful of endorsements. He has 212 thousand followers, his fan base is not that solid but his craft speaks for itself.
1. DJ Kaywise
One of Naijas’ outstanding DJs. Ayorinde Kehinde Okiki is one of the most highly-rated DJs and video jockey since 2010. His consistency and hard work have proven him worthy of the hype. Also, his hard work has placed him on the A-list for top Naija DJs.
For a decade now DJ Kaywise has over 10,000 CDs, Mixtapes. Also, he has over 50 online released mixtape. In addition, he has released multiple music and visuals with top-class Nigeria and African artists. With 1.2 million followers he keeps proving to his peers that he is a force to reckon with.