Top Best DJs In Nigeria [Top 10]
Nigeria is a country with a vibrant and diverse music scene, and one of the key players in the industry are the DJs. DJs are the ones who mix, scratch, and spin the tunes that make people dance and have fun. They are also the ones who introduce new songs, artists, and genres to the audience. DJs are not only entertainers, but also influencers, trendsetters, and tastemakers.
In this blog post, we will rank the top 10 best DJs in Nigeria based on their popularity, achievements, awards, and impact. These are the DJs who have made their mark in the Nigerian music scene and beyond.
10) DJ Enimoney
DJ Enimoney is the younger brother of YBNL boss and rapper Olamide. He is the official DJ of YBNL Nation and has been instrumental in promoting the label’s artists and songs. DJ Enimoney is known for his energetic and versatile mixes, as well as his collaborations with other artists such as Tiwa Savage, Reminisce, Slimcase, and Kizz Daniel. He also hosts a monthly mixtape series called “Wobey DJ”.
9) DJ Cuppy
DJ Cuppy is one of the most famous female DJs in Nigeria and Africa. She is the daughter of billionaire businessman Femi Otedola and has a degree in business and economics from King’s College London. DJ Cuppy started her career as a DJ at the age of 16 and has since performed at various events and festivals around the world. She is also a music producer and singer, with songs like “Green Light”, “Gelato”, and “Jollof on the Jet”. She is also the founder of Cuppy Foundation, a charity that supports children’s education and empowerment.
8) DJ Kentalky
DJ Kentalky is a veteran DJ who has been in the game for over a decade. He is also known as “The Life of The Party” because of his ability to create a lively atmosphere with his music selection. DJ Kentalky is one of the most sought-after DJs for weddings, parties, concerts, and corporate events. He has also worked with some of the biggest names in the Nigerian music industry, such as Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, D’banj, and 2Baba.
7) DJ Big N
DJ Big N is the official DJ of Mavin Records, one of the leading record labels in Nigeria. He is also a music producer and artist, with songs like “Erima”, “The Trilogy”, and “Ogologoma”. DJ Big N is known for his smooth and seamless transitions, as well as his eclectic taste in music. He has performed at various events and shows across Nigeria and abroad, such as The Headies, MTV Africa Music Awards, Big Brother Naija, and One Africa Music Fest.
6) DJ Neptune
DJ Neptune is one of the most respected and accomplished DJs in Nigeria and Africa. He has been in the industry for over 15 years and has won several awards, such as Nigerian Entertainment Award for Best World DJ, African Muzik Magazine Award for Best DJ Africa, and Soundcity MVP Award for African DJ of The Year. He is also a music producer and artist, with hit songs like “Nobody”, “Baddest”, “Bumpa”, and “Demo”. He has collaborated with some of the biggest stars in Africa and beyond, such as Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, Runtown, Sarkodie, Kizz Daniel, MI Abaga, Falz,
5) DJ Spinall
DJ Spinall is one of the most innovative and creative DJs in Nigeria. He is also known as “The Cap” because of his signature headgear that he wears during his performances. DJ Spinall is not only a DJ but also a record label owner, music producer,
and artist. He has released five studio albums: My Story (2015), Ten (2016), Dreams (2017), Iyanu (2018), and Grace (2020). He has also worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry,
such as Wizkid, Tiwa Savage,
and Wande Coal.
4) DJ Xclusive
DJ Xclusive is one of the most versatile and multi-talented DJs in Nigeria. He is not only a DJ but also a musician,
a radio personality,
and a TV host.
He started his career in 2003 in London
and later moved to Nigeria
He is currently signed to EME Records,
owned by Banky W.
He has released two studio albums: According to X (2015) and The X Files Session 1 (2020). He has also featured some of the biggest acts in the Nigerian music industry in his songs, such as Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Phyno, and Olamide.
3) DJ Kaywise
DJ Kaywise is one of the most popular and influential DJs in Nigeria. He is also known as “The King of The Street” because of his dominance in the street music scene. He is the founder of Kaywise Entertainment and Kaywise Academy, a platform that trains and mentors aspiring DJs. He is also a music producer and artist, with songs like “High Way”, “What Type of Dance”, “See Mary See Jesus”, and “Caro”. He also hosts a yearly concert called “Joor Concert”, which attracts thousands of fans and celebrities.
2) DJ Jimmy Jatt
DJ Jimmy Jatt is one of the pioneer and legendary DJs in Nigeria. He started his career in the late 80s and has since become a household name in the Nigerian entertainment industry. He is also regarded as one of the pioneers of hip-hop culture in Nigeria, as he has supported and promoted many rap artists over the years. He has two studio albums: The Definition (2007) and The Industry Vol 1 (2014). He has also collaborated with some of the biggest names in the Nigerian music scene, such as 2Baba, MI Abaga, Ice Prince, Wizkid, Olamide, and Burna Boy.
1) DJ Consequence
DJ Consequence is arguably the best DJ in Nigeria right now. He is also known as “The Vibes Machine” because of his ability to create a vibe with his music. He is the official DJ of Quilox Nightclub and Soundcity FM. He is also a music producer and artist, with songs like “Do Like This”, “Water Bottle”, “Assignment”, and “Vanessa Baby”. He has also worked with some of the hottest artists in the industry, such as Tiwa Savage, Mayorkun, Naira Marley, Zlatan, Lyta, and Barry Jhay.
These are our top 10 best DJs in Nigeria. Do you agree with our list? Who is your favorite DJ? Let us know in the comment section below.