What is life without music and i sometimes imagine what life would be
like if music doesn’t exist, DJs [Disk Jockeys] play a vital roles in
making music known to Nigerians.
There are several DJs in Nigeria today, You would understand what I mean
if you are that type that goes to events but few of them are enjoying
Nigerian musicians have their personal Djs ,but we want to know the best Djs in Nigeria 2017/2018.
This post is created to address and officially introduce you to the best
and hottest Djs in Nigeria 2017 latest ranking. These Djs we have on
this list are the most influential Djs in Nigeria today because they
have succeeded in setting pace for other upcoming Djs to follow.
It no longer news that several things in human life has become a
professional field. Gone are those days where DJs are few but these days
everybody wants to become a DJ including the females.
Fast forward to 2017, Disk Jockeys are one of the most paid and
sought-after entertainers in Nigeria today. Just like every other
celebrities in Nigeria like comedians, actors/actress, musicians;
Nigerian Disk Jockeys (DJs) are living their dream life as their hustle
is currently paying off like blood money.
Unarguably, Nigerians are party people that is one reason why Djs will
never be neglected . Some of these top djs are being signed by top
Nigerian record labels while some of them are being endorsed by Nigerian
At this junction, we are about to introduce you to the Top 5 Best DJs in Nigeria 2017/2018.
1. DJ Jimmy Jatt
There is no need for long story or argument, this great man known as DJ
Jimmy Jatt is the number one Dj in Nigeria 2018 and even in time past.
DJ Jimmy Jatt is the winner of the best and biggest Nigerian Dj. He is
not just the best Dj in Nigeria, he is also the most influential and
famous Dj in Nigeria 2017.
This man is like a father to all Nigerian DJs, he is like the 2baba of
all Disk Jockeys all over Naija and beyond. He is not just a DJ but one
of the most celebrated man in the Nigerian entertainment scene and he
has been in the game like forever. He real name is Jimmy Amu while his
stage name is Cool Dj Jimmy Jatt . His days as a prominent Disk-Jockey
seems to be coming to an end because he is like paving way for upcoming
DJS so that they too can shine bright like a diamond in the sky and
start enjoying the best time of their career.
2. DJ Xclusive
Almighty Dj Xclusive is the second best Dj in Nigeria 2017 and he is on the second spot on this list.
His real name is Rotimi Alakija , born in the United Kingdom to Nigerian
parents. After spending some years in the United Kingdom, his parents
moved back to Nigeria where he attended King’s College, Lagos after
which he he proceeded to the higher institution.
He bagged a degree in financial computing at the end of all. Rotimi
Alakija popularly addressed as Dj Xclusive is currently signed to EME
record label. He kick started his DJ career at various clubs such as
Vendome, Tribeca and now an on-air radio DJ at Cool FM Lagos, Vee-Jay at
Dj Xclusive is also a musician because he now sings , he has featured a
lot of Nigerian musicians in his songs including Davido, Timaya, Wizkid
and many more.
3. DJ Spinall
Sodamola Oluseye Desmond better known as DJ Spinall is now one of the
top Djs in Nigeria and he is the official DJ to Wande Coal, Beat 97.9 FM
Ibadan and the weekly Industry Nite. Just like Dj Xclusive he has
featured couple of Nigerian singers in his songs , he is a Dj and a
musicians as well.
This young talented man is known by the trade name, “the Cap” or
“Unstoppable Dj Spinall” . He has done a lot of mix tape titled The Cap
getting attention online. This Dj has worked with several Nigerian
artistes including M.I Abaga, Burna Boy and Yemi Alade.
4. DJ Kentalky
His real name is Ifeoluwa Ibrahim Ozimah but famously addressed as DJ
Kentalky, is fast rising DJ in Nigeria’s music industry today who has
done couples of mix tapes for his fans and he is no doubt the in-house
DJ at Naija FM. He started his hustle in year 20001 when he was part of
the MTV Guinness Extra Smooth Train to Abuja and Benin.
His prowess as a Dj has given him fame beyond our expectation. This edge
has offer him more opportunity to work with international disc jockey,
5. DJ Humility
He became famous after coming out first at the Benson & Hedges DJ
Championship in the early 2000s. In the year 2003, DJ Humility was voted
as Nigeria’s best radio DJ at the Gbedu Awards; in 2003, he emerged the
winner of Fanta Fame Awards .
DJ Humility is one of the oldest Nigerian Djs who has been doing this
for all his life and one of the most successful in the game after DJ
Jimmy Jatt. Everybody call him DJ Humility while his real name is
6. DJ Neptune
The sixth best Dj in Nigeria 2017 is no other person than DJ Neptune.
This man is the number sixth best /hottest and influential Dj in
He is called Imohiosen Patrick, originally an indigene of Edo State but
born and bred in Lagos State. Back in the days, he worked with Ray Power
FM as a radio DJ before becoming a freelance DJ and performing at
international and national concerts.
He has pocketed several awards and has also been nominated for several
awards which includes Best World DJ at the 2008 ‘NEA’ Nigeria
Entertainment Awards in New York, International Best DJ at the first
“AEA” Africa Entertainment Awards in Malaysia. U.S.A. He won Best World
DJ at the 2009 ‘NEA’ Nigeria Entertainment Awards in D.C, U.S.A, Tush
Award Best DJ in Nigeria, 2010.
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