Mp3bullet.ng presents Nigerian DJs who have released their own albums/EPs.
Artists are no longer the only ones releasing Albums/EPs in the Nigerian Industry, we now have DJs dropping their body of work and featuring the best talents in the Industry.
DJs are in the Whatsapp group chats of the music industry’s movers and shakers without a doubt, and their importance in the music ecosystem cannot be exaggerated.
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Mp3bullet.ng compiles a list of Nigerian DJs who have released their own albums/EPs.
DJ Jimmy Jatt
When you talk about the pioneers of a particular industry, DJ Jimmy Jatt come to mind for the Deejaying Industry. He has been in the industry longer than any of the DJs on this list.
Only people who calculate their age by subtracting some numbers from the current year’s last two digits could claim not to be aware of the level of heat that accompanied the watermark “It’s the jump off!” whenever it was played from DJ Jimmy Jatt’s deck.
A tour through the archives of his jump off, which is solely dedicated to the country’s mos hardest freestyle sessions, will reveal footage of some of Nigeria’s current music GOATS, be it Afropop or hip-hop, freestyling over his beats.
DJ Jimmy Jatt is the brain behind of the hardest Hip-Hop classics in the Industry featuring the best in the game on them. He has three studio albums in his catalogue, The Definition (2007), The Industry Vol 1 (2014) and Urban Heartbeat (2017).
When you hear the phrase “Top Boy!” you immediately think of the man wearing his signature Ankara fila and expect to be thrilled by top-notch music.
That’s because DJ Spinall, who goes by that moniker, has built a reputation for himself through his skills and brand.
This is an achievement the Top Boy DJ has accomplished via constancy, as evidenced by his musical projects, which now total five since he began releasing them in 2015.
DJ Neptune started out as a Radio DJ and has since switched to mainstream music. The DJ had earned the title of ‘Greatness!’ by teaming with some of our favourite artists to make dance music.
While he has released several hits featuring top-notch artists in the country, Disc Jockey has only dropped two albums, Greatness (2018 and Greatness 2.0(2021).
He’s known as ‘The Vibes Machine,’ and he’s proven it time and time again with his party-starting mixes and all-white summer events, where visitors soon find themselves worrying less about the delicate colour of their clothing and more about their moves on the dance floor.
While he has featured a lot of top artists on his hit songs, DJ Consequence has only released one project, “Vibes from the Future“.
The Extended playlist ‘Vibes From The Future (EP)’ contains a total of 9 tracks with features from Oxlade, Bella Shmurda, DNA, Lyta, Buju Bad Boy Timz & Others next Rated Act.
DJ Cuppy has risen despite significant criticism and scepticism of her art to become one of Nigeria’s most popular and endorsed music-making celebrities.
The UK based Disc Jockey and music producer has released songs featuring Tekno, Sarkodie, Zlatan, L.A.X. Then in 2020 she released her debut album, “Original Cuppy” which featured artists like Rema, Rayvanny, Fireboy DML, Wyclef Jean, Julian Marley, Shina Peters, Teni among others.
While there are DJs who work for themselves, there are others who are known as official Djs to artists. whenever an artist is performing, they are the ones behind the wheels of steel.
DJ Ecool is known as the official DJ for Davido and has released songs that feature the DMW Label Boss.
In 2020, he released his debut studio project, “NewSide” which comprises 7 songs that incorporate highlights with capable Nigerian music artists, for example, Zlatan, Kimani, Myde; and DMW artists, Mayorkun and Dremo.
“DJ Lambo ah dey here so!” announces and confirms the arrival of the red-buzz-haired DJ who has been spinning records for the Chocolate City Group since 2015. It’s a suitable moniker since she’s established herself as a deejaying force to be reckoned with in the music industry throughout the years.
Apart from the various mixes, she has released over the years, DJ Lambo has two studio projects to her name.
Her debut project, “A Tale of Two Cities” which was released in 2020 and the 2021 “Venus and Mars” project which is a collaborative effort between her and Dr. Caise.