Nigerian music is the biggest on the continent and Nigerian DJs have been playing their part in the global expansion of the genre. Some of the most followed and best-paid DJs on the continent are from Nigeria, We present a list of the top 5 Nigerian DJs to watch out for the year 2021.
This list will consider innovation, branding, style, and growing popularity:
Below are the Top 5 Djs In Nigeria to Watch Out for this year 2021:
DJ Caspersandra is a mix of beauty meets skills. The beauty is a beast on the turntable as many have described her. She took part in the Amazons in the Mix virtual DJ Marathon where she had one of the most-watched live mixes. She has gone from playing at clubs around Lagos with little support from parents to headlining gigs and a director at SCREAM Awards (a platform rewarding the best emerging talents). DJ born Sandra Uduimoh is quoted as saying she started out as a rapper at the age of 14. She is rated as number 5 top DJ in Nigeria by DJANE.
Beat by Sarz
Producer Sarz is going for the throat with his DJ career. The hitmaker behind Wizkid’s Come Closer and several other hits is chasing a career as a DJ and he has earned a lot of acclaim from fans especially those who were present when he performed at the last edition of the GidiFest. Sarz as a revered DJ is definitely a 2021 must-happen.
DJ Sexy J
DJ Sexy J started her professional disc jockey career performing at various night clubs, especially in the African community in New York. DJ Sexy J has performed with several Nigerian musicians like Musiliu Harun Ishola, Pepenazi, Slimcase and Mz Kiss.
She released her first single which was produced by Boldface and titled Eyes on You in 2020 which featured vocals from Kosere. On October 1 2020, she released a dancehall song with Pepenazi titled Dance to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Nigerian independence and it was produced by Dawie .
“A dancehall song that gives you the liberty to express yourself via dance irrespective of whatever is bothering you; more reason why we chose an independence day release to further join in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of our dearest country Nigeria,” she was quoted as saying in an interview
Dj Karty born Precious Udego is a rising disc jockey in Lagos. She came to acclaim following the release of her 2020 Boredom Breaker Mix – where she curated some of the finest Afrobeats hits from the likes of Davido, Wizkid, Burnaboy and several other Afrobeats stars. She says she is “all for new-school vibes” as some say she gives off Paris Hilton vibes but she knows her deck.
Our very own DJ Neptune is on the list of Nigerian DJs to watch out for in 2021 as he scores one of the biggest hits of 2020 with ‘Nobody’ featuring Joeboy and Mr. Eazi; and continues his run as Nigeria’s Big Disc Jockey.