It’s no doubt that DJs are the highest paid entertainers in Kenya. These are the people who bring life into parties. You really can’t do an event without a DJ can you?
In a country where every young person wants to be a DJ, there’s great competition to make it out there. We’ve seen young DJs who are taking over from the oldies in the industry and are actually doing quite well.
Below is a list of top 10 Kenyan DJs based on the number of events they host, awards nominations and popularity. Check it out below and let us know what you think.
10. DJ Kaytrixx – In 2013, he was ranked as the best Kenyan DJ and even won several awards. Even in 2015, Kaytrixx is still among the most sought after Kenyan entertainers. Why did he stop singing though?
9. DJ Sadic – 2014 was a big year for the Kenyan gospel industry, however, something seems to have changed in 2015. According to the team, DJ Sadic is currently the most popular Kenyan DJ, judging from his TV/Radio shows and events.
8. DJ Bash – The Homeboyz Radio DJ has gained so much popularity in 2015 and he’s currently giving some of these big cats in the industry a run for their money.
7. DJ Kym – From your TV screens to the streets and Matatus, he’s one of the most popular DJs on the streets and he’s also doing big on mainstream media. He also has a couple of shows outside the country.
6. DJ Bonez – He’s unquestionably the most popular Mombasa-based Kenyan DJ. If you visit coast’s hottest clubs you’ll definitely find DJ Bonez mixing.
5. DJ Xclusive – Just like other top Kenyan DJs, Xclusive also bagged himself a popular brand endorsement deal this year. He’s arguably one of the fastest rising entertainers in the country. He has a radio show and also hosts a number of gigs.
4. DJ Hypnotiq – If you’ve been to some of the biggest events in 2015, then you’ve definitely been entertained by the Live On Blast DJ who also appeared on the popular Coke Studio Africa show.
3. Kriss Darlin – He’s undoubtedly the ultimate Reggae DJ in Kenya. Those who go to K1 on Thursdays and other places where he mixes can attest to that. He’s the brain behind the mighty ‘Dohty Family’.
2. DJ Joe Mfalme – Apart from making most of his parties the top trend in Kenya every day, the Pilsner Mfalme winner is without doubt one of the most sought after Kenyan DJs. This guy plays at almost all events!
1. Crème De La Crème – Despite the scandals, DJ Crème has become one of the most popular Kenyan entertainers more so in the last quarter of 2015.