Let’s check out the Top 5 Best Disk Jockeys in Nigeria 2016 (DJs) while some other persons might call them the Top 5 Best DJs in Nigeria 2016 . The word Disk Jockey also mean DJ but this is only when it is abbrievated , the D means Disk while the other letter J means Jockey i am revealing this because must of us don’t know this but many people might call this a joke but trust me i know what i am saying .
Top 5 Best Disk Jockeys in Nigeria 2016
Well , that is that for that , let us go to the real deal of today . Several human endeavors has goon professional and i see thesame for Nigerian DJs. Bcck in the days nobody can boldly come out to say that he or she is a DJ but these days Disk Jockey is professional and full time job just like Nollywood actors and actresses . Many Nigerian celebrities are currently making furtune from their job and they are all smilling to the bank because their hustle is paying them big time . Nigerian DJs are now in that class of celebrities who their career is paying off like blood money . Nigeria is known for parties and most times it is DJs that spice up events with their great tunes , they charge for this service becuase their job is professional not what anybody can wake up one morning and start doing .
There are several DJ’s in Nigeria today but we are going to be looking at the Top 5 Best Djs In Nigeria 2016/2017 Edition . One of the notable phenominon here is that this profession in the entertainment industry is dominant by the male , Disk Jockeys are now listed among the richest people in Nigeria today because it is so lucrative even the females are trying to occupy and make some relevance in the busniess .
1. DJ Jimmy Jatt:
Without being told i know you have already anthicipated DJ Jimmy Jatt to secure the first spot on this list . I will tell it to your face boldly anytime any day that Sir Cool Dj Jimmy Jatt is the most famouse Dj in Nigeria 2016 , 2016 and many years to come don’t shock if i say forever . DJ Jimmy Jatt is a father to all Nigerian DJs and he is based in Lagos , his real name is Jimmy Amu and his stage name cool Dj Jimmy Jatt was coined out his real name . Dj Jimmy is a legendary icon in the Nigerian entertainment scene , he is a renowned Disc Jockey who has been in the Nigerian entertianment background for decades . Couple of years ago , the legendary Dj released an album which he titled ” The Industry Vol. 1” and in the album he feature host of stars.
2. Dj Xclusive:
On the number two spot is another legendary Dj named Dj Xclusive and i believe that this famous Dj need little or no introduction at all . Dj Xclusive was born as Rotimi Alakija and is rumored to be the son of Africa’s richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija. Please permit me to call this Dj a musician because he was the first DJ in Nigeria to feature a musician and made an effort to sing in form of contribution to the song . The Nigerian DJ, producer, and artist started his career professionally in 2003 and he has since worked and featured some artistes including Timaya , Davido and Wizkid . Dj Xclusive was voted the “World Best DJ 2010” at the 2010 edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards held in the United States.
3. Dj Neptune :
Dj Neptune is another big name in Nigeria Entertainment World because he has spent some good time in the business . The DJ is from Edo State and he is very famous for his unique MP3 mix . After his birth he was named Imohiosen Patrick, but after the DJ work he now preferred to be seen as Dj Neptune . The renowed DJ was born in Edo State but relocated to Lagos State where he grew up into adult before the hustle started officially .
According to the DJ, his career kicked atrted in the secondary school , prior to completing his formal education he was enroll into a Disc Jockey tutorials where he mastered all his skills . He was nominated for several awards including Best World DJ at the 2008 ‘NEA’ Nigeria Entertainment Awards in New York, U.S.A. Dj Neptune has won the Best World DJ at the 2009 ‘NEA’ Nigeria Entertainment Awards in D.C, U.S.A. 2009; Tush Award Best DJ in Nigeria, 2010 and International Best DJ at the first “AEA” Africa Entertainment Awards in Malaysia.
4. Dj Spinall
Are you looking for the most famous , viral , craziest , stylish, most damaging , trending Nigerian DJ 2016 ? i think you just got him because we are talking about the almighty Dj Spinall . At some point DJ Sose was holding this crown but right now Dj Spinall has unseated Dj Sose from this seat . This is another Nigerian Dj that does his things like Dj Xclusive, he has colaborated with some big names in the Nigeria Musical World including M.I Abaga, Burna Boy and Yemi Alade.
5. DJ Cuppy
It will very baised and unprofessional to restrict this Top 5 Best Djs In Nigeria 2016/2017 ranking to the male alone , i think the female DJs on the other side deserves some credit you know. The only female Dj that made this list is our one and only DJ Cuppy and she is the most popular female DJ in Nigeria. DJ Cuppy is the most beautiful , most popular , most talked about Nigerian female DJ resulting from her father’s influence . Incase you don’t know her very well and you are confuse , DJ Cuppy is the daughter of a Billionaire father, Femi Otedola and that is the major reason she is always on the news .
She read Business and Economics at King’s College London and not too long ago she graduated from New York University with a Masters Degree in Arts. Congratulations .
This is the only Nigerian Dj who has a Tottoo on his face. He has appeared on many Nigerian music video .
As i asserted earlier on this article , this article is top 5 Best Disk Jockeys in Nigeria .Apart from this DJS i have listed above there are also other Nigerian DJs that are also equal to the task . The rest of them are ;
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