In Kenya, deejays are one of the professionals quickly rising to fame and popularity. Any club in Nairobi will quickly be empty if the Deejay (Dj) plays shitty music or is not good at what he should do. With that said, most clubs and events have no choice but to invest in a qualified Deejay. Most deejays have become very wealthy just by being on the deck. Below is a list of top 10 richest Djs in Kenya at the moment:
1. Dj Joe Mfalme
He works at Maisha Magic East and Capital FM Kenya. He gets to charge about Kshs. 180,000 for each corporate event. Apart from deejaying, he also does brand endorsements. He has been able to work with brands such as KFC and Guinness.
2. Dj Kalonje
He is one of the very few deejays who rose to fame and publicity by selling mix-tapes to matatus in Nairobi town. This way, anyone who boards the matatus will end up having a taste of his work. He charges about Kshs. 160,000 for corporate events and Kshs. 80,000 for institutional events.
3. Dj Mo (Topa de Top)
He is the husband to Size 8, who is a popular Kenyan gospel artiste. DJ Mo hosts ‘Cross over 101’, a gospel show on NTV. He hsts the show alongside with Grace Ekirapa. Apart from that, he is also a deejay at Capital FM. Deejay Mo charges about Kshs. 150,000 for corporate events. He also has a DJ Academy known as System Unit.
4. Dj Nick Dee
Dj Nick Dee works for Kiss Television. He charges about Kshs. 140,000 per corporate event. This makes him number four on our listing among the richest Djs in Kenya.
5. Dj Protégé
He is a resident house Dj at Capital FM, Kenya. He charges about Kshs. 145,000 for corporate events. He also does club and local event gigs.
He hosts the Str8 Up show on KTN TV. Dj. Kaytrixx charges about Kshs. 150,000 per show for corporate events.
7. Dj Pierra Makena
She is the host at a morning show on Y 254 Tv. Dj. Pierra is one of the best female deejays in Kenya. She charges about Kshs. 150,000 for corporate events and about Kshs. 30,000 for club gigs.
8. Dj Hypnotiq
He is a deejay at Capital FM Kenya. He is known to charge about ksh.150,000 for local and international gigs and about Kshs. 32,000 for local club gigs.
9. Dj Crème De La Crème
He is the host of KTN’s tonight live. He charges about Kshs. 160,000 for local and international events.
10. Kris Darlin
He is the reggae king in the deejaying industry. He hosts the Jamrock on NTV. Apart from that, he also does corporate events for about Kshs. 250,000. He calls himself ‘the President’s deejay’, thanks to a good number of state events that he gets to host.