Here’s a list of the richest DJs in Nigeria with an accompanying biography to each DJ. The Disc Jockeys hereunder are the top best in the industry and also, they’ve been through a lot in their careers.
Disc Jockeying is not an ordinary activity, it requires skills and skillful people to handle it and earn off it.
These persons have been able to make a living big-time off Disc Jockeying and are known across the country for their work. Here’s your list:
Top 10 Richest DJ in Nigeria | Richest Disc Jockeys in Nigeria:
10. DJ Humility
DJ Humility is a big-time Nigerian DJ in the class of DJ Jimmy Jatt and a very known Disc Jockey in the country.
He was born as Benedict Afagwu and he became successful popular after coming first at Benson and Hedges DJ Championship over a decade ago, in the early 2000s.
DJ Humility was nominated and won the Best Radio DJ award at the Gbedu Awards. The humble DJ won a Fsnta Fame Awards award in 2003.
9. DJ Baddo
DJ Baddo is another really good and famous award winning DJ in Nigeria. He was given birth to on May 6, in Lagos State, Nigeria.
He’s a blogger and music lover who promotes good music on his blog, Djbaddo.net. He’s a topnotch DJ in Nigeria and rolls with top personalities in the entertainment sector of Nigeria.
8. DJ Lambo
DJ Lambo is yet another popular Nigerian female Disc Jockey birthed as Olawunmi Okerayi. Though she gained a little fame as a DJ already, her song titled “Drank”, produced by “Reinhard” got her to limelight and kept her under the fame camp.
The song was massively aired and accepted. In 2013, DJ Lambo signed a music deal with Loopy Music and merged deal between the Loopy Music imprint and Chocolate City in the year 2015.
She was listed as a top 5 Nigerian Disc Jockeys to watch out in 2015 by the Nigerian Entertainment Today Newspaper. In 2016, DJ Lambo bagged the DJ of the Year (Female) award at the City People Entertainment Awards.
7. DJ Sose
The Stylish DJ is a Nigerian-Hungarian DJ who is known for his style and looks. Sose was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, as Thomas Amar-Aigbe and is from Edo State.
He lived for over 10 years in England where he obtained his first diploma degree in Business Information Systems and Film & Video Production.
He has performed at several events including club tours, carnivals, Jimmy’s Jump Off by DJ Jimmy Jatts, music festivals and has gone to perform at these events in other countries.
6. DJ Caise
He is one of the most famous DJs in Nigeria. He developed passion for music while studying at the University of Reading.
In 2011, DJ Caise signed a music deal with Chocolate City; the rap crew and label in Nigeria. He is very well famed for his programme, DJ Caise in the Mix, aired on The Beat 99.9 FM every evening on a Friday.
5. DJ Cuppy
DJ Cuppy is a top female DJ in Nigeria. She was born as Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola. She’s the daughter of Nigerian business magnate and entrepreneur Femi Otedola; one of the richest men in Nigeria officially. She’s really good, and trust, her Dad’s wealth had a long role to play in making her famous.
She’s been to places and worked with international stars, performed outside the regions of Africa and has got a description for her own sound, which she describes as “Neo-Afrobeats”, a fusion of Electro house and Afrobeats.
4. DJ Jimmy Jatt
DJ Jimmy Jatt is one of the richest and most popular Disc Jockeys in Nigeria. He was born as Oluwaforijimi Jimmy Adewale on the 15th of October in 1966. He’s considered as one of the Hip-Hop Disc Jockeying pioneers in Nigeria, and he started out his career first as a rapper.
He wasn’t known the as Jimmy Jatt, but was known for his stage name Master J. Things didn’t go out well with the DJ as a rapper as he wasn’t getting any recording offers from music labels even after releasing a number of singles.
He ran speedily into limelight after he hosted a concert back in 2008 called Jimmy’s Jump Off. The concert became a top entertainment concert in Nigeria with one of the largest turn up and number of attendees in the industry.
DJ Jimmy Jatt has won a couple of awards including the Hip Hop World of Fame award in 2006, at the very first edition of The Headies Awards; one of the most celebrated and recognized annual award ceremonies in Nigeria.
3. DJ Spinall
DJ Spinall is one of Nigeria’s most stylish DJs, and one of the richest in the game. He was given birth to as Sodamola Oluseye Desmond and is also know as TheCAP, which is a short for The Crazy Azz Party. DJ Spinall has also won series of awards in his career line as a DJ and music mixer.
He has made a unique name in the Nigeria entertainment industry as the first DJ in both Nigeria and in Africa to bag an endorsement deal with any brand, and to perform at the United States-hosted SXSW Festival.
The stylish DJ was brought up in Lagos State, Nigeria and has worked with the biggest names in the entertainment realm.
2. DJ Neptune
DJ Neptune is in fact one of the best and officially reported richest DJs in Nigeria. He was born Imohiosen Patrick and has won several awards in his career as a Disc Jockey. He’s the last of four children and the first male child with three elder sisters.
1. DJ Xclusive
DJ Xclusive is a the most popular DJ and the biggest in the Nigeria entertainment industry. He was birthed as Rotimi Alakija in the United Kingdom but moved to Nigeria while he was still very young. He obtained high school education at the King’s College in Lagos State, Nigeria.
He later travelled back to the United Kingdom where he studied and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Computer Science at the Reading University.
DJ Xclusive is in fact one of the most exposed DJs educationally as he further studied Financial Computing at the Brusel University.