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Top 10 Best DJs in Nigeria (2021)

Just like the many talented music artists, Nigeria is also blessed with many talented disk jockeys – DJs. Aside from constantly spinning the hit tracks for people to dance in clubs and parties, these DJs also have teamed up with some of the finest Nigeria artists to create their own hit tracks.

Notably, Big Brother Naija fans always anticipate which DJ will be the next to be invited to the Saturday night party. Many Nigerian DJs have come on that they all continue to impress. To celebrate these talented individuals, here’s a list of the best DJs in Nigeria (2021)

1. DJ Spinall

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First on the list is DJ Spinall, aka The Cap. DJ Spinall has been active as a DJ in Nigeria since 2003 which makes him one of the oldest in the industry. Spinall has successfully put out 5 albums as a DJ which is more than what some artists have managed. Some of his top songs include;

  • Ohema ft Mr Eazi
  • Nowo ft Wizkid
  • Tonight ft Omah Lay
  • Sere ft Fireboy DML
  • Baba ft Kizz Daniel
  • Package ft Davido and Del B

2. DJ Neptune

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DJ Neptune is currently one of the hottest DJs in Nigeria and he plays the most in Big Brother House parties. The Edo State indigene started his career in 2001 and produced a highly appraised album Greatness in 2018. In 2020, he had the song of the year Nobody; his hits include;

  • Nobody ft Mr Eazi and Joeboy
  • Wait ft Kizz Daniel
  • Demo ft Davido
  • 123 ft M.I, Da Grin, and Naeto C
  • Azaman by Slimcase

3. DJ Tunez

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When you hear DJ Tunez, you think Star Boy Tinz. DJ Tunez is the official DJ of Wizkid’s Star Boy Entertainment Label. The disk jockey is around in the USA more than Nigeria but you’ll always find him where Wizkid is performing. On stage, he doubles as a DJ and Wizkid’s hype man. He has made the following hits;

  • Iskaba ft Wande Coal
  • Pami ft Wizkid, Omah Lay, and Adekunle Gold
  • Hello Esther ft Ice Prince
  • Get Up ft Sarz

4. DJ Jimmy Jatt

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DJ Jimmy Jatt is seen as an “elder” when talking about DJs in Nigeria; he has been doing this since 1990. His concert Jimmy’s Jump Off gained massive attention in Nigeria during it’s peak and featured about every top Nigerian artists at the time. DJ Jimmy Jatt’s hit catalog is filled with classics;

  • Stylee ft 2Baba, Mode9, and Elajoe
  • Feeling the beat ft Wizkid
  • Chase ft Burna Boy
  • Lori Standing ft D’Prince, Olamide, Reekado Banks

5. DJ Kaywise

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DJ Kaywise might just be the Nigerian DJ with the most hits. While that’s arguable, it’s no doubt that he’s one of the best DJs in Nigeria in 2021. Yearly, the celebrated DJ conducts a musical concert tagged “Joor Concert” and it attracts music lovers from across Nigeria and A-list artists. Here are some of his hit tracks;

  • High Way ft Phyno
  • See Mary See Jesus ft Olamide
  • What Type of Dance ft Naira Marley, Zlatan, and Mayorkun
  • Informate ft Tiwa Savage

6. DJ Cuppy

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Without argument, DJ Cuppy is the most popular female DJ in Nigeria. The beautiful disk jockey and daughter to billionaire Otedola knows how to scratch and get people on their feet. In 2020, she released her debut album Original Copy and it was one of the best musical projects from Nigeria that year. DJ Cuppy’s hit songs include;

  • Green Light ft Tekno
  • Feel Good ft Fireboy DML
  • Karma ft Stonebwoy
  • Jollof on the Jet ft Rema and Rayvanny
  • Gelato ft Zlatan Ibile

7. DJ Xclusive

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From 2011 to 2016, DJ Xclusive was the hottest DJ in Nigeria. Aside from his gigs, the DJ collaborated with all popping artists in Nigeria at the time – “all” is not an understatement. DJ Exclusive was Wizkid’s official DJ when the artist was still under the EME umbrella. Some of his hits include;

  • Jeje ft Wizkid
  • Wole ft Davido
  • Oyoyo ft Burna Boy
  • Ibebe ft Olamide
  • Pangolo ft Timaya
  • Jam It ft 2Baba, Timaya

8. DJ Lambo

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DJ Lambo is the second female DJ to make this list of top DJs in Nigeria 2021. Lambo has been in the Nigerian entertainment scene since 2013. She’s a label executive of Choc Boi Nation which is an imprint of M.I’s Choc City Music and she’s consecutively featured in the Big Brother’s House. Some of  her hits are;

  • The Motion ft Seyi Shay, Cynthia Morgan and Eva Alordiah
  • Bella ft Iyanya & Lady Donli
  • Kunta Kunte ft Small Doctor & Mr. Real

9. DJ Big N

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At number 9, we have Mavins official DJ, DJ Big N. He was first Dr Sid’s official DJ before being signed by Mavins. The talented DJ began his career in the UK before moving to Nigeria and has been active since 2007. He’s worked with some of Nigeria’s finest artists and his hit singles include;

  • Erima ft Dr Sid and Wizkid
  • Anything ft Tiwa Savage and Burna Boy
  • My Dear ft Don Jazzy and Kizz Daniel
  • I’m in Love ft Reekado Banks

10. DJ Enimoney


DJ Enimoney is currently signed to Olamide’s YBNL Nation. He’s also Olamide’s junior brother and he has been active since 2015. The DJ has produced the following hit songs;

  • Oya Dab ft Olamide
  • Diet ft Tiwa Savage, Reminisce, and Slimcase
  • Sugar Daddy ft Olamide
  • Send Her Money ft Kizz Daniel, Olamide, LK Kuddy, and Kranium

Bottom Line

Based on their most recent performances and also their history in the Nigerian entertainment industry, these are the current 10 best Djs in Nigeria as at 2021. However, there are still other talented DJs in Nigeria that didn’t make the list. Some notable mentions include DJ Consequence, DJ Humility, DJ Abass, DJ Bally, and DJ Caise.