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List of Best DJs in Kenya

Vincent Nyoike
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A DJ (Disk Jockey) is a person who plays recorded music to an audience in the entertainment industry. The growth in the entertainment industry has created opportunities for DJs in Kenya. Many DJs are reaping big and getting contracts with companies. In this article, we will look at some of the best DJs in Kenya.

1. DJ Joe Mfalme

DJ Joe Mfalme

DJ Joe Mfalme is one of the top DJs in Kenya. He has been in the industry for a long time and has managed to get some of the best paying gigs in the industry. He has also worked on Capital FM and corporate events. He also partners with brands and does social media influencing. He has won several awards like the Pilsner Mfalme DJ competition in 2010. He plays and mixes a wide genre of music. 

2. DJ Crème De La Crème

Crème De La Crème

DJ Crème De La Crème is one of the best DJs in Kenya. He started his journey in 2003 while still a student at the University. Then, he would supply his mixes dabbed The Chronic to matatus for free. In 2018, he was nominated as one of the best DJs in Africa. He has an interest in fashion and owns Epic Nation. He mixes different genres but he is better known for urban hip-hop.

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3. DJ Kalonje

DJ Kalonje

DJ Kalonje has also made it to the list of top DJs in Kenya. He performs in corporate events, parties, clubs and you are likely to hear his mixes in matatus. He is known for being a pioneer of some sound effects that have been adopted by many other DJs.  He mixes music for a program dabbed Happy Hour at Switch TV. He mixes a wide variety of genres, but he is mainly known for hip-hop, bongo flavor and riddim.

4. DJ Adrian

DJ Adrian is a Kenyan DJ that has made it to the list of best DJs in Kenya. He mainly mixes soul music and other music genres like hip-hop. He has worked at Capital FM for more than 10 years and his show has reached many fans. He also does his own live mixes known as Wheelz of Steel. He has managed to travel across the world deejaying. He mixes music genres like soul music and hip hop.

5. DJ Pierre Makena

DJ Pierre Makena is one of the best female DJs in Kenya. She is also a talented actress and singer and played a role in Tahidi High on Citizen TV.  She has won several awards like Best Supporting Actress and Africa Critics Award in 2015.

6. DJ Roy Teeboy 

DJ Roy Teeboy is a famous and one of the best DJs in Kenya. He currently works at Royal Media Services at Hot 96 and Citizen Tv. He is ranked the best DJ in Nairobi, making him attract a lot of audience. 

7. DJ MO

DJ MO is a famous gospel DJ and is the husband to Size 8, a gospel artist. He founded Systems Unite that helps mentor gospel DJs. In 2019, he became famous after managing to become a finalist for the Pilsner Mfalme DJ competition. He has won some awards like best DJ Groove wards in 2010.

8. DJ Lyta

DJ Lyta is a famous Kenyan DJ best known for his mixes for music genres like reggae and dancehall. He is available for corporate gigs and parties. He became famous in 2011 and was best liked among high school students.

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9. DJ Kris Darling

DJ Kris Darling is one of the best-renowned reggae DJs in Kenya. He has traveled across the world deejaying and has won multiple awards like Golden Mic Award and Ghetto Stars Award. He has also been a host at Homeboyz radio where he mainly mixes reggae.

10. DJ Pinye

DJ Pinye is one of the oldest and best DJs in Kenya. He started his deejaying career in 1991 while in the United Kingdom. Despite his age, his is still competitive in the industry. He had to do odd jobs to raise money to buy DJ equipment. While training, he took part in a DJ competition and he became last. However, he got a job at the club.

Conclusion

The music industry is growing very fast in Kenya creating opportunities for DJs. DJs get gigs at corporate events and also host programs on Tvs and radio stations. Deejaying is one of the best-paying careers in the music industry. The above is a list of best DJs in Kenya for corporate and private events.