In every showbiz and entertainment sector all over the world, deejays have become very integral to the industry. A Deejay is a person who can play with vibes and mix different sounds of already popular music. Currently, in Nigeria, we have top Disc jockeys that are keeping their game tight and doing everything they can to remain relevant and blend with the trend. Though they are really not as recognized as the artistes whose music they play but they still make their little money by the side. Most of them happen to be brand ambassadors, club Deejays, and private radios Deejays. City People Entertainment Reporter, PRECIOUS POMAA brings you a list of 10 hottest deejays in Lagos city who shuffle different parties every day. Once a party is being organized and any of these disc jockeys are the ones playing, they drag their fans down there so they can draw a lot of energy from them and the crowd.
DJ JIMMY JATT
He is better known as Jimmy Jatt but his real name is Oluwaforojimi Adewale Amu. Jimmy started his journey into the industry as a rapper then moved to deejaying because it happened to pay his bills more. He is one of the deejays that have managed to remain relevant in the game for long. Jimmy also drops singles and features artistes in them. He has a show that he does in over 4 cities called Jimmy Jatt’s jump off where different artistes and Deejays come out to play and fans have fun all night long. He is also one of Nigeria’s hottest disc jockeys who rock Lagos parties.
His real name is Ayorinde Kehinde Okiki but he is best known as DJ Kaywise the drummer boy. He was born on the 4th of August 1992. He happens to be one of the youngest deejays in Nigeria, a barrier breaker and an innovator. Kaywise is one of the hottest deejays in the Lagos and one that Lagos big babes and guys call to play at their parties. He is a very creative Deejay with over 300 mixtapes, circulating around Africa and Nigeria. Kaywise’s energy is out of this world, he gives his all when he is on stage playing. He never gets tired of doing what he knows how to do best. He is also the first Deejay to own a Deejay Academy with over 50 students. He is currently Sound City’s official DJ.
Popularly known as DJ Spinall, his real name is Sodamola Oluseye Desmond. Born and bred in Lagos state, he is a graduate of Electrical Electronic Engineering from the Olabisi Onabanjo University. He started to do music officially after he left school. He has a couple of albums like My story, (2015) Ten (2016) Dreams (2017) and he is also a multi-award winning DJ who has been around for long. This multi-talented DJ combines cool vibes into a wonderful mix.
He is better known as Rotimi Alakija, he was born in the UK. He is also a recording artiste and a producer. He started his journey into the industry in 2003 and he showed the best of his skills and what he is really made of in night clubs. In 2010, he won the world’s best Deejay award by Nigeria Entertainment Award held in the USA and many more awards he bagged home. He has since then become one of the hottest disc jockeys, shuffling parties all over the world.
He is better known as DJ Enimoney but his real name is Eniola Olamilekun Adedeji. Eni is YBNL official DJ and Olamide’s younger brother. He started his music career when he was in secondary school, even though he started as a wobey dancer then he moved to disc jockeying. His first name was DJ Electric then he changed it to DJ Enimoney. He is one of the DJs that are in demand in and outside Lagos with his amazing way of disc jockeying and making people shake their bodies at parties. Eni has a couple of mixtapes.
Better known as DJ Neptune but his real name is Imohiosen Patrick. He started his journey at age 10 with entertaining the people around him. He was so much passionate about disc jockeying that he went on to attend classes. And to make his little idea blossom he moved on to being his school’s DJ, playing in house parties, fast food eateries and night club. His journey professionally started in 2011 when he became the first to play for private radio, Ray Power 100.5 FM Lagos then in 2008. He teamed up with another face of hip hop, Naeto C and now came up with an album called ‘Greatness’. Greatness has only been in the music market for a short while but it’s already picking up awards. Neptune is the number one DJ who shuffles parties all over Nigeria.
BADDEST DJ TIMMY
He is better known as baddest DJ Timmy but his real is Kubeyinle Otis Ayodeji. He is a graduate of Lead City University and hails from South-South. His music started at an early stage. He became KKTBM official DJ and yungsix’s official DJ. The name ‘baddest’ came from his fans because of his extraordinary energy and his mixture of hyping and playing at parties, events and concerts. Timmy is not just a DJ but producer and event host. With DJ Timmy, be rest assured that your party is covered because his energy is 100% and he thrills the audience to the fullest. He is also a fashion lover and this bagged him a brand deal with Kulaperry, a clothing company. Baddest DJ Timmy is one of the best Deejays rocking parties in and outside Lagos every weekend.
DJ BigN happens to be Mavin record’s DJ and one of Nigeria’s most popular and respected hip- pop DJs. He is a graduate of Coventry University in England with an MBA degree. Big N happens to be a self-trained DJ who started his journey at Coventry’s Local Clubs in the UK. He came to limelight after he did the first ever Mavinsmixtape and has since then been playing at different parties in Lagos and outside Lagos.
He is better known as DJ Blinky but his real name is Confidence Kelvin Adoo who hails from Kana Local Government in Rivers State. He began his career in 2010. DJ Blinky is the world’s popular Guinness record breaker for the longest playing DJ, slamming the wheels of steel for 480 hours, 20 days non- stop. He is currently Naija Fm’s official DJ, he plays in different parties in and out of Lagos every week.
They call him DJ Latitude but his name is Adebayo Abdul Lateef and he was born in Lagos. He started his disc jockeying at a tender age in school. Although his mom was against him doing music but he went on to pursue his dream. He won the best DJ in Yaba Tech. He is currently one of the big names in town playing from one club, party to another. His energy is 100%. With DJ Latitude, we guarantee you lots of fun because this young star has a way of changing the mood of the audience.