It’s visible to the blind and audible to the deaf that many DJ’s are playing a very huge role in Nigeria’s music industry but it is quite unfortunate that they are always less appreciated.
As Nigeria’s Number 1 music and entertainment platform, we would love to appreciate the efforts of all the DJs that have put in lots of works in 2018. You guys are the best, keep the fire burning in 2019 and the sky will surely be your beginning.
Taking a deep look at our Mixtape section in 2018, we had an estimated download counts of about 4.5million on all mixtapes released on Naijaloaded last year and we have taken our time to bring out top 10 DJ’s that rocked Naijaloaded Mixtape section in 2018.
The list was drawn based on the number of downloads they were able to pull in 2018 as well as the consistency of their mixtape releases.
In no particular order, below Are Top 10 Best Rated DJ’s on Naijaloaded in 2018:
1. DJ Lawy
DJ Lawy in 2018 sprout from an unknown DJ to one of the most reckoned with DJ on the street till now. It’s not Grace my Bro, the Young Lad put in massive Works.
Lawy is a versatile DJ to the core, he don’t just Mix song together. Lawy always display his drumming prowess when mixing by adding some groovy drum tempo to every mix he made. More reason he tagged himself “Drum Master”
He single-handedly popularized Ogo Agege Beat, that has made it to various international platforms and If not DJ Lawy, Shaku Shaku wouldn’t have been what is it today.
A lot of achievements the Young DJ Lawy has put in place to make him worthy of one the best DJ in Nigeria.
Naijaloaded recognize your effort on the music Industry at large in the year 2018. We need more energy and Gbedu this 2019 too.
2. DJ Baddo
DJ Baddo is a multiple award winning DJ and a promoter in Nigeria who has worked tirelessly to put his name in the radar as one of the top Disc Jokey currently bursting our heads.
Unlike the regular DJs around, Godfrey Egbe has worked with many top A-list artistes in the industry which includes 9ice, Terry G, Small Doctor, Jaywon, Skales to mention a few.
When it comes to music production, he’s definitely a street king by adding sauce to songs with his talented skills on the turntable.
Naijaloaded gives due respect and accolades to DJ Badoo as one of the best DJ around who has never relented in giving out the best, and we are hopeful of a more great projects from him in the year 2019.
3. DJ Kaywise
Ayorinde Kehinde Okiki better known as DJ Kaywise is a stellar DJ/VJ cum music artiste.
DJ Kaywise is without question, one of the most blazing DJs in the class of street bounce.
In 2018, Kaywise create a huge specialty for himself by putting out different hit songs with well known artistes such as Olamide, Tekno, Mr Eazi, Bred etc.
However, he didn’t stop giving us trouble mixtapes back to back which made him unstoppable.
When you listen to Souncity Radio at home or in your Car, who else do you think gives you that bodyshaking vibes if not DJ Kaywise.
4. DJ Maff
If there is any DJ on the scene right now who has backed up his artistry with hardwork in the last few years, it has to be DJ Maff.
The Alaba turntable wizard grew more exponentially in all aspects last year and he is that unique DJ whose stock has risen in the last few years with his well crafted banging mixtapes.
His monthly “Road 2 Fame” mixtape enjoyed more plays in major streets of Lagos in 2018 and it’s due to one factor: being consistent and hardworking.
Naijaloaded notices the giant strides DJ Maff is pulling through with and we obviously would need the best of art in 2019.
5. DJ Real
You will agree that DJ Real a.k.a Emir Of Alaba is one of the hottest DJ in the genre of Street Hop. He is very creative and innovative on the wheels to keep the party popping.
Baba Ibeji has carved a niche himself and also putting out several mixtapes to validate his brand. In 2018, DJ Real dished out various mixtapes Featurng different genres of Music which circulated across different parts of the country and Africa at large.
DJ Real has spent years honing and developing his craft as a performing deejay. He has performed on several stages across Nigeria, alongside other greats DJ such as DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Xclusive, DJ Spinall and DJ Neptune to mention a few.
He currently the official DJ for Lagos FM.
When it’s come to confam Gbedu, DJ Real is top notch and he proved that a lot last year, 2018.
6. DJ OP Dot
He calls himself the youngest Disc Jockey. DJ OP DOT has been known for good number of street mixes over the years.
DJ OP Dot has sure made lots of music lovers on Naijaloaded wore their dancing shoes severally in 2018.
7. DJ More Muzic
He has been the brain and finger behind your favourite Naijaloaded Monthly mixtape.
All through 2018, DJ More muzic has been consistent with hot mixes from January to December. Very skillful on the wheels of steel with good insight of song selection.
From the look of things, the best of DJ More Muzic is yet to come.
8. DJ Davisy
DJ Davisy is yet another hot DJ who has been consistent with mixtape delivery on Naijaloaded for fans delight.
Unlike DJ More Muzic, DJ Davisy is the brain and finger behind Top Songs in Naija monthly mixtape on Naijaloaded.
This mixtape is one of the most downloaded and streamed mixtape series on Naijaloaded. Of course, when DJ Davisy is on the mix, you’ve gotta dance!
9. DJ YomC
DJ YomC is no doubt one of the hottest Disc Jockeys on Naijaloaded in 2018. His mixtapes always reflect the title which they were created.
DJ Yomc did many unusual mixtapes in 2018 and that’s exactly why he is part of the strong contenders of best Naijaloaded DJ award, 2018.
10. DJ Hazan
The undisputed DJ Hazan has actually build a brand for himself after being active in the business of disc jockeying for close to a decade now.
He is known to be a mega party mixer and a turntable magician in the music industry. In 2018, DJ Hazan put in lots of work on his own while he also collaborated with other Nigerian DJs on several mixtapes.
Now, it’s left for you guys to judge
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