Glusea – Best DJs in Africa
There are a lot of good Disc Jockeys in Africa today. However, there are outstanding DJs who are doing marvelously well and deserve to be celebrated. In this article we bring to you the top 10 DJs in Africa for the year 2020. Keep reading..
Top 10 Best DJs in Africa
Top of our list is DJ Black Coffee. The South African millionaire DJ has gained massive international recognition with his work. He is also one of the best selling artiste in Africa. He co-founded a record label .
Black Coffee is the second richest artiste in Africa with a net worth of $60 million.
Oskido is a South African recording artist, DJ, record producer and businessman.
Having been in the music industry for over 25 years, Oskido has reached a prominent status in the South African music industry, more importantly in popular youth culture.
He is undoubtedly one of the pioneering artists that popularised the kwaito genre of music outside the townships of South Africa, and he’s been central to the rise of Afro-house and newer genres like amapian.
Oskido is the co-founder of Kalawa Jazmee Records (formerly Kalawa Records), a record label that is home to musical acts like Mafikizolo, Bongo Maffin and many other foremost groups.
DJ Jimmy Jatt
Oluwaforijimi “Jimmy” Adewale Amu professionally referred to by his stage name DJ Jimmy Jatt, is a Nigerian disc jockey who is revered as one of the pioneering hiphop DJs in Nigeria.
He started out his music career as a rapper under the sobriquet Master J but delved into DJing after his failure in getting signed by a record label despite releasing a handful of songs including a demo recording.
He is best known for his Jimmy’s Jump Off concert, an event he started in 2008 to become one of the most attended entertainment events in Nigeria.
In 2006, he won the Hip Hop World Hall of Fame award at the maiden edition of The Headies for his contribution to hip-hop in Nigeria.
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola professionally known as Cuppy, is a Nigerian disc jockey and producer. She is the daughter of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola. She grew up in Lagos and moved to London at the age of 13.
On the 29th of May, 2020, DJ Cuppy becomes first-ever Africa to host radio show On Apple Rad
Number 4 of Top 10 Best DJs in Africa
DJ Themba, also known as Euphonik is a South African DJ, music producer, and radio presenter. He is known mostly for playing house music under the alias Euphonik. Euphonik invests in properties and owns a total of fourteen properties in Johannesburg, South Africa
DJ Maphorisa, is a South African record producer and DJ. As a record producer with a blend of house music and afropop.
He has worked with and has received production credits from several notable artists including Wizkid, Kwesta, Uhuru, Drake, Black Coffee, Major Lazer, Runtown, C4 Pedro Era Istrefi, among others.
DJ Maphorisa is presently signed to his record label BlaqBoy Music upon quitting Kalawa Jazmee Records.
Rotimi Alakija known as DJ Xclusive, is a Nigerian disc jockey, record producer and recording artist.
DJ Xclusive started his professional disc jockey career in 2003 by performing at various night clubs, including Aura Mayfair, Penthouse, Funky Buddha and Jalouse.
During the course of his career, DJ Xclusive has performed with acts like Ne-Yo, Rihanna, Mario Winans, Brick and Lace, Nas and Fat Joe.
Sodamola Oluseye Desmond professionally known as DJ Spinall, is a Nigerian Disc Jockey, Record Producer, songwriter, Label Executive, and Media personality.
He first gained prominence in 2004, while working as a radio DJ. He later joined Industry Nite where he promoted underground talents at the weekly platform.
He was the official DJ to Wande Coal while he was affiliated with Mavin Records.
DJ Spinall created a style edge to his outfit known as TheCAP, tracing his roots back to his culture.
More on Top 10 Best DJs in Africa
DJ Black Ghana
DJ Black started career as a DJ in 1993 in High School. He joined Prime Cut in 1995 and worked alongside veteran Ghanaian DJS like AzigizaJnr,DJ Magic Sam DJ Rab,DJKakra
e became the DJ for the streets as he made mixtapes and spinned for Hiplifers such as VIP,Bukbak,Obrafuo,etc and being in the forefront of people who strengthened the movement HIPLIFE.
DJ Black started radio in 1997 at Radio Univers hosting Space Jam.
He has won many awards including; Best African DJ,Best West African DJ and best Radio DJ in the African Global DJ Awards.
More on Top 10 Best DJs in Africa
Collins Tetteh Nartey, known professionally as DJ Aroma, is a Ghanaian disc jockey. He is the official dj for the annual Detty Rave music festival in Ghana.
DJ Aroma started his career as he was in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science And Technology of which he made his playlist through VLC.He later moved to using Virtual Dj for his song mixes