This post contains juicy bits, biography, awards, wife, and facts you do not know about the multi talented artist, DJ Xclusive
Our very own DJ Xclusive is a radio personality, disc jockey, record producer, and recording artist. He is one of the most influential DJ’s in Nigeria and a nephew to one of the most richest women in Africa, Folorunsho Alakija.
DJ Xclusive Early Life
DJ Xclusive as we fondly call him is actually named by his birth parents as Rotimi Alakija. He is not just a Nigerian citizen but also a UK citizen. He was born on the 16th of October, 1980 in the UK to his Nigerian parents. At a very early age, he was relocated back to his home country Nigeria where he completed his early education. He attended the Kings College in Lagos upon his return.
After completing his secondary education, he moved back to the UK where he studied Physics and Computer Science at the Reading University and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in this field.
He also studied Financial Computing at the Brunel University in London.
Music Career and Rise to Stardom
DJ Xclusive began his journey towards making a career for himself in the DJ’s world by performing at nightclubs and public entertainment areas. This includes some notable places like Kalouse, Funky Buddha, Penthouse and Aura Mayfair. He has made a lot of productions and worked with notable names in the music industry within Nigeria, across Africa and the World at large. Some of this important personalities include the likes of Rihanna, Brick & Lace, Fat Joe, Mario Winans and Neyo.
It would interest you to know that since the year 2011, DJ Xclusive has been imbibed into the Cool FM family and airs his mixtapes among many of their frequencies across Nigeria. He also airs on air via the Vee-Jay at Channel O. He is also an official DJ of the Empire Mate Entertainment which he joined in the year 2012.
In the year, 2013, he was featured at the 2013 Edition of the Big Brother House during one of their in-house parties.
Our handsome and talented DJ Xclusive is indeed married to Tinuke Ogundero and the marriage took place sometime in 2015. They are currently blessed with lovely children.
DJ Xclusive Songs
His songs include the following;
- “Gal bad”
- “Dami Si”
- Gone are the Days
- Jam it
- No Time
- I’m Xclusive
- Dami Si
Awards and Nominations
- In 2010, he won the award for “Best DJ” given by the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
- In the year, 2011, At the Black Entertainment Flim Fashion Television Awards (BEFFTA Awards), DJ Xclusive received nominations for “Best DJ”
Net worth and Endorsement deals
On the 20th of March, 2018, DJ Xclusive alongside some three other famous DJs namely DJ Spinall, DJ Cuppy and DJ Obi was endorsed as DJ ambassadors. He is one of the top most influential artists in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry and has a net worth of well over $2.1 million.