This is a list of top 10 best DJ schools in Kenya. The entertainment industry in Kenya has steadily grown over the past years, with most of the deejays earning a spot among the highest paid entertainers in Kenya. The demand for deejays is tremendously growing. The job market for the deejays has been diversified. They can offer their services at corporate events, club gigs, Radio and TV stations e.t.c.The mouth-watering deals and hefty packages that our veteran Kenyan deejays earn has lured most youths into the entertainment industry as disc jockeys.
Here is a list of the best deejay schools that have produced one of the best generations of deejays we have in Kenya.
1.Supremacy sounds DJ Academy
It is part of the larger supremacy sounds entertainment outfit, that is owned by US-based DJ Simple Simon.Supremacy sounds provide the best opportunity for any person seeking to practise deejaying as a profession.The DJ school has produced one of the top-notch deejays we have in Kenya.Some of the notable alumni include; DJ Juan a top-notch reggae dancehall deejay who is among the pioneers of the popular riddim up show that used to air on K24. Other notable alumni are Miss Ebony, a female reggae DJ who has graced various club gigs for over 10 years.The fee charged is 25,000 for 2 months, with a certificate issued upon completion.The stable is located at Latema plaza 3rd floor, room 312, Tsavo road.You can email them on [email protected]
2.Vibe sounds DJ Academy
The Academy’s CEO is DJ Blessing, a top deejay who is a regular figure on NTV’s the Trend show that airs each and every Friday from 10 pm.Vibe sounds DJ Academy is located at Gatakaini Investment House,3rd floor, along Tom Mboya street, Khoja.A pro DJ certificate course will cost you 32,000 for 2 months.Some of the notable alumni include; DJ Shix, a female reggae DJ who has graced various reggae events in the country, DJ Khalifa who plays his trade each and every Friday at Y254 from 7-10 A.M. You can contact them via their office number,0722679746.
3.Dohty Family DJ Academy
It is part of the entertainment outfit, Dohty family which is owned by Kris Darling who has been in the industry for over 15years.The stable is well renowned for reggae and dancehall genre of music.The Academy is located in Ngara, Sarakasi dome,1st floor.For a pro DJ certificate course, you will have to part with 25,000 shillings, for a 2 months training schedule.Some of the notable deejays from the stable include; DJ MOH who quit Dohty to run his own unit, Mohspice Entertainment.The Academy has also produced other top-notch reggae deejays like Daddy Ramosh and DJ Steve Jr.For more information, you can contact them at 0722334627.
4.System unit DJ Academy
It is a Gospel DJ Academy that is owned and managed by award-winning Gospel Dj Mo.It has campuses in Nairobi, Nakuru and Mombasa.The Nairobi campus is located in Koinange street, Kenya house, 1st-floor room F4.Nakuru campus is located along Kenyatta Avenue while the Mombasa campus is located along Kibokoni Road.The charges are 30,000 for a 2months course, with a guarantee of an attachment after the completion of the course.Some of the notable figures from the Academy include DJ Ruff a two-time winner of Groove Awards, DJ Tabz who is a lawyer cum DJ and DJ Bob the Soundboy who has a show on Kubamba radio.
5.Genius DJ school
It is also a Gospel DJ Academy that is headed by DJ Sadic, a legendary DJ who has a show on KTN called Tukuza.The Academy is located along Moi Avenue, Tembo co-op House,7th floor.The fee is 30,000 for a two months audio visual course.The stable has nurtured the talents of upcoming deejays like; DJ G-JO, who was a resident nomad on the popular Trend show on NTV while it was still being hosted by larry Madowo.The stable has also produced DJ Jacy, an upcoming female DJ who plys her trade for Njata Tv on Sundays.You can contact them on 0705841806.
6.Kubamba DJ Campus
The Academy’s CEO is the legendary DJ Moz, who is the pioneer of Gospel deejays in Kenya.The lead trainer is DJ Joelz the turntablist.The school is located at Bicon of Hope Rongai.Charges are 30,000 shillings for a two months course, with an offer of internship opportunities in varoius media stations and events.The Dj Academy which is part of the K-krew outfit has produced numerous trailblazers in the Gospel industry.Some Kubamba’s products include; DJ Soxxy, DJ Johny celeb, DJ Mzito and DJ Frank who both have their own show called the switch on K24, that airs every Sunday from 10A.M to 1P.M.You can contact them on 0720500000.
7.Spins Trade DJ Academy
The brains behind Spins Trade Academy are DJ Wesly and DJ Joe Mfalme.The school is located in Hurlingham, Silverpool office suites on Jabavu lane off Argwings Kodhek Rd.Suite B23.The fee is40,000 for a two months course.This is the school where size 8’s sister, DJ 7 horned her deejaying skills.You can contact them on 0705500100.
8.Mixx masters DJ Academy
It is part of Mixx masters Entertainment that is owned by DJ Kalonje.The Academy is based in Eastleigh and charges a fee of 30,000 Kenyan shillings for a 3months course.A month attachment is also guaranteed after the training.The notable figures from the Academy include; DJ Katta who hosts the Dundaa show on Ghetto Radio and DJ Carlos the champion boy whose mixes are well known in various matatus in Nairobi.For bookings, you can call 0725686724.
9.Nickdee DJ Academy
The DJ School is part of Nickdee Entertainment that is headed by Kiss Tv’s dopeboy DJ Kym Nickdee.The Academy is located in South B shopping center, Nairobi.It offers a two hours class daily for a fee of 30,000, for a duration of 2 months.The school has produced deejays like DJ Tophaz and DJ Flinch who is a deejay with KBC where he is a co host for club one extra.For bookings, you can contact them at 0718004457.
10.Music Technology Academy
The school is part of the Homeboyz Entertainment outfit that is owned by the Rabar brothers.It offers a comprehensive deejay course that takes 3months.The trainers are experts who have been in the industry for over ten years.The key head of the musical department is DJ Hassan who is the host of the Homegrown Show on KBC.Notable Alumni’s are DJ shock, a leading female deejay and DJ Andie who is mostly known for his killer hip hop sets.The school is located in Galana plaza,8th floor, Galana Road in Nairobi.The basic deejay courses range between 30,000 Kenyan shillings.For more detail,s you can email them on [email protected]