“Dj Vinnie was born and raised in Lagos Nigeria real names; Michael Adebayo- is the
1st Child of a family of 4
Dj Vinnie discovered the love for his chosen career at the age of 12 and started making impact at the age of 18. He has been a professional DJ since 1990, drawing influences from legendary Dee Jays Funk Master Flex and Red Alert. He began the
noble profession after his secondary school days and today, he is one of young pioneers of the in the art of Deejaying in Nigeria before the Digital era evolved. He was on the wheels of steel when the first American artist Montell Jordan visited Nigeria, as well as Talib Kweli and original Ganstar, Guru in jo’burg, South Africa.
He has also been the official Deejay at many major concerts in Nigeria that has featured international artists like Jay Z, P-diddy, Busta rhymes, Mary J Blige, Chris Brown, Usher, and many others.
Presently, he is the Major Dj for Kennis music radio / Primetime Africa radio & TV programme and Continental 102.3 FM respected by colleagues and associates as one of the most talented DJs in Nigeria, and he is fondly referred to as an INTERNATIONAL DJbecause he has also played in over 7 countries: Radio Stations, Clubs and important gigs and has won several merit awards in Nigeria and Beyond.
While Dj vinnie, has continued spinning at major gigs, clubs and radio stations on a regular basis. He is putting finishing touches to his much-anticipated debut Mixtape that will showcase the Best of Nigerian Music talents both established and Up&Coming on a global Platform.