DJ Kaywise (born Ayorinde Kehinde Okiki; 4 August 1992 in Lagos) is a multi-award-winning Nigerian Disk Jockey. He is also a record producer and boasts of over a decade of years in the mixtape market after he entered in 2010 in Alaba.
Ever since the music personality has continued to gain prominence as a Disk Jockey in Nigeria. On his music credits are songs that made waves and topped the charts.
He has also had collaborations with many other big names in the Nigerian music industry.
|Name||Ayorinde Kehinde Okiki|
|Other names||DJ Kaywise|
|Born||4 August 1992 (age 29 years)|
|State of Origin||Osun State|
|Occupation||DJ, record producer|
The renowned disk jockey was born on 4 August 1992 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is of the Yoruba tribe and hails from Ile Ife, Osun state. He was raised in Lagos and there he completed his primary and secondary school education.
Music and entertainment lovers noticed him after she released his mixtape Emergency. In the project, he combined songs in Nigeria.
Though he entered the music industry as a record producer, along the line, he developed an interest in Deejaying.
Then he officially became a disk jockey in 2010 and gained prominence after the release of his mixtape – Emergency.
The mixtape became a hit after breaking out in the popular Alaba market located in Lagos state. Since then he has dropped many CD Mixtape and online released mixtapes.
He has also collaborated with many other artists, both local and international, to release multiple music and visuals.
Hangover, his first single, was released in 2012. The song featured popular artists like Dammy Krane and Yung 6ix.
In 2013, he dropped another single Loyalist feat Nigerian Afropop recording artist Iyanya. DJ Kaywise has also dropped singles with other notable personalities in the Nigerian music scene.
He has worked with musicians like Naira Marley, Mayorkun, Ice Prince, Olamide, Tiwa Savage, and many more. He launched and kicked off his DJ academy Kaywise Academy in 2019.
In 2020, following the #EndSars movement, he dropped his Revolution Mix Vol1 mixtape in solidarity with the movement.
In August 2020, his single What Type of Dance climbed to number 5 on the Billboard Top Thriller Global chart.
He is also the brain behind the single High Way (2020) featuring Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike (Phyno).
As twins, his brother is older than he is and is addressed as Taiwo since he is the first twin to taste the world. DJ Kaywise is then addressed as Kehinde since he is the second.
- Good TImes Mixtape
- Best of The Mavins & Friends
- Revolution Mix Vol 1
|Hangover (2012)||Dammy Krane, Yung6ix|
|Feel Alright (2014)||Ice Prince, Patoranking and R2bees|
|Warn Dem (2015)||Oritsefemi|
|Ibeji (2015)||Olamide, Vector|
|Informate (2017)||Tiwa Savage|
|Alert (2018)||Mr Eazi, Maphorisa|
|See Mary See Jesus (2018)||Olamide|
|Normal Level (2018)||Ice Prince, Emmy Gee, KLY|
|W.T.O.D (2020)||Naira Marley, Mayorkun, Zlatan Ibile|
|2014||All Youth Tush Awards (AYTA)||Best Nigerian DJ||Winner|
|2015||City People Entertainment Awards||DJ of the Year||Winner|
|2015||Nigerian Entertainment Awards Male||Male DJ of the Year||Winner|
|2021||Net Honours||Most played street hop song – “HighWay” (feat. Phyno)||Winner|
|2021||Net Honours||Most played alternative song – “HighWay” (feat. Phyno)||Nominee|
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