DJ Spinall biography, net worth, career, awards, songs and education
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DJ Spinall real name is Sodamola Oluseye desmond, he is a Nigerian Disc jockey, song writer, record producer, label executive and media personality.
Spinall rose to prominence as a radio DJ for Raypower 100.5 FM in 2004, and also as the personal DJ of the then “Mavin records” artist Wande coal. He later joined industry night, where he promoted underground talent at the weekly platform.
DJ Spinall is one of the most successful disc jockeys in Nigeria, he has performed in some big events like the One Lagos brand launch, One Africa music fest New York, the BET awards and many more.
He has 4 successful albums, as well as collaborations with some very famous artistes like Wizkid, Davido, 2baba, Mr. Eazi, Tiwa savage, Yemi Alade, Kizz Daniel and many more.
He has also signed an international major deal with Atlantic records UK and a publishing deal with Warner Chappell music UK.
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DJ Spinall profile
Real name: Sodamola Oluseye desmond
Also known as: Top boy, The Cap
Record label: The CAP music, Atlantic records UK, Warner Chappell music UK.
Genres: Afro pop, hip hop, R&B, EDM
State of Origin: Lagos state
Date of birth: 2nd July 1984
DJ Spinall net worth: $1.5 million
Associated acts: Wizkid, Burna boy, Davido, Timaya, Mr. Eazi, Yemi Alade, Tiwa savage
Occupation: Disc jockey, record producer, video jockey, social media personality.
DJ Spinall biography (Early life)
DJ Spinall whose real name is Sodamola Oluseye desmond, was born on the 2nd of June 1984 in Lagos state, Nigeria.
He is the 3rd of five siblings. According to Spinall, his first musical experience was as a kid, when he was listening to some vinyl records being played by his parents.
His father usually woke up in the morning to play the records of Fela kuti and King sunny Ade.
DJ Spinall education
DJ Spinall completed his primary and secondary education in Lagos state before moving to Ogun state to study electrical and electronics engineering at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, were he graduated with a Bachelor of science.
DJ Spinall career
DJ Spinall rose to prominence as a radio DJ for Raypower 100.5 FM in 2004, and also as the personal DJ of the then “Mavin records” artist Wande coal. He later joined industry night, where he promoted underground talent at the weekly platform.
Spinall launched “TheCAP music” in 2014, where he signed record producers. His first single titled “Gba Gbe E” featuring Burna boy was also released in the same year.
His debut album “My story” was released in 2015, his second album “TEN” was released in 2016, his third album “Dreams” was released in 2017 and his fourth album “Iyanu” was released in 2018.
His albums featured some of Nigeria’s biggest artistes like Davido, Wizkid, Yemi Alade, Mr. Eazi, Kizz Daniel, Tiwa savage and some others.
In 2015, DJ Spinall became the first African DJ to perform at the SXSW festival in Austin Texas and also the first Nigerian DJ to tour 5 cities in the United states including New York, Miami, Houston, Austin and Washington DC.
He was the official DJ for the BET awards in 2017, that was held in Los Angeles, California, this brought DJ Spinall to a worldwide audience as a promoter of Afro beats.
In 2019, Spinall became the first Nigerian DJ to headline a show at XOYO in London and the first Nigerian DJ to perform at the Glastonbury festival.
Spinall has made some notable performances including “The One Lagos brand launch”, “One Africa music fest New york”, “BET awards 2017 official DJ”, “MixMag New York gig”, “MixMag TheLAB New York”, “Africa all-star music fest Toronto”, “One africa music fest London”, “One Africa music fest Dubai”, “Glastonbury festival”, “Ends festival”, “Afro nation, Portugal”.
DJ Spinall net worth
DJ Spinall net worth is estimated at $1.5 million. He is one of the most successful disc jockeys in Nigeria and has won numerous awards and gotten endorsements with some very big brands.
He signed a deal with Guinness Nigeria as a Smirnoff brand ambassador in 2015 and also signed a multi-million naira deal with Pepsi Nigeria.
As one of the most famous Disc jockeys in Nigeria, he gets to perform at some of the best shows in the country and abroad also. He has performed in some notable events like “The One Lagos brand launch”, “One Africa music fest New york”, “BET awards 2017 official DJ”, “MixMag New York gig”, “MixMag TheLAB New York”, “Africa all-star music fest Toronto”, “One africa music fest London” and many more.
DJ Spinall songs and albums
DJ Spinall has four albums to his name:
- My story
Some of DJ Spinall songs are:
- Oluwa featuring MI Abaga
- Excuse me featuring Timaya
- Attendance featuring Olamide
- No sorrow featuring Pheelz
- Package featuring Davido and Del B
- Ohema featuring Mr. Eazi
- Pepe Dem featuring Yemi Alade
- Nowo featuring Wizkid
- Baba featuring Kizz Daniel
- Omoge featuring Dotman
- What do you see featuring Kojo funds
- Dis love featuring Wizkid and Tiwa savage
- Edi featuring Reminisce
DJ Spinall awards and nominations
- DJ Spinall won the award for the Best Nigerian DJ at the Islander international awards
- DJ Spinall also won the award for WORLD DJ at the Nigerian entertainment awards
- He won the Nigerian broadcasters merit awards as the best Nigerian VDJ
- He was nominated at the Nigerian entertainment awards for the Male DJ of the year
- He was nominated for the DJ of the year at the City people entertainment awards.
- He won the award as the best male DJ at the Beatz awards
- He won the award for the DJ of the year at the City people entertainment awards.
- Spinall was nominated for the DJ collaboration of the year at the Nigerian entertainment awards.
- He was nominated for the best African DJ at the All African music awards.
- He was nominated for the best African collaboration at the All African music awards.
- He was nominated for the best male artist in western Africa at the All African music awards.
- Won the African DJ of the year at the Soundcity MVPs
- Nominated for the most stylish celebrity of the year at the Abryams style and fashion awards.
- Won the Best African DJ at the African muzik magazine awards and music festival (AFRIMMA)
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
What is DJ Spinall real name?
DJ Spinall real name is Sodamola Oluseye desmond.
How old is DJ Spinall?
Spinall was born on the 2nd of June 1984, that means he is 36 years old as at 2020.
What is DJ Spinall net worth?
DJ Spinall net worth is estimated at $1.5 million.
Where is DJ Spinall from?
DJ Spinall was born in Lagos state, Nigeria.
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