DJ Dee Money is a Nigerian DJ based in Chicago, IL. Born in Chicago and raised in Nigeria. DJ Dee Money grew up in military barracks called Tamandu Barracks in Apapa, Lagos. Dee Money began his DJ career in 2000. He was introduced to the art of disc joc...
DJ Dee Money is a Nigerian DJ based in Chicago, IL. Born in Chicago and raised in Nigeria. DJ Dee Money grew up in military barracks called Tamandu Barracks in Apapa, Lagos. Dee Money began his DJ career in 2000. He was introduced to the art of disc jockeying by his friend Yemi "Fapo" Falomo. DJ Dee Money is one of Nigeria's first DJs to premier Nigerian popular music in Diaspora through his series of popular mix tapes and events.
DJ Dee Money is a co-host on one of the most consistent African online radio shows called Gbedu Hour. Gbedu Hour comes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the premier online African Radio station called Tru! Spot Radio. The purpose of the show is to fill the void of African music, which is missing on most radio stations in Diaspora. Listeners tune in from all around the world to listen to a live mix of African music mixed by DJ Dee Money.
DJ Dee Money's knowledge in the act of musically entertaining people has gained him recognition around the world. In 2006, DJ Dee Money was recognized as "2006 World's Best DJ" at the first ever Nigeria Entertainment Awards held in Maryland, U.S.A.
Considered the "DJ of Choice" for major events, DJ Dee Money has managed the turntables at major Nigerian events around the United States and other parts of the world with appearances on platforms, which includes; Performances in Toronto, Nigeria, Egypt, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Nigerian Reunion events held across America, Nigerian DJs Summer Jam and Tiwa-works parties held annually in Nigeria. Dee Money also provides musical entertainment for Club and private events such as birthday parties, weddings, family reunions, anniversary celebrations and many more.
Currently, Dee Money is a resident DJ at one of the best clubs in Chicago called The Shrine. You can catch DJ Dee Money every third Saturday of the month at The Shrine during his monthly brand event called Afro Fusion. Afro Fusion is considered the biggest African party in Chicago.
DJ Dee Money spins a mix of mainstream music including Hip-Hop, R&B, Reggae, Old School Soul/Hip-Hop, House Music, Funky House, Afro Beats Popular Nigerian Music, African tunes and much more.
DJ Dee Money has worked with lots of Nigerian artists based in Nigeria and other parts of the world. He was featured on OlaDeLe's "Razz is the new cool" album and most recently on eLDee's Classic album, "Is it your money" album. In May 2009, DJ Dee Money was responsible for bringing together 5 Nigerian Female artists to release a song that helped create awareness for female talents in a male dominated music industry.
DJ Dee Money is one of the founders of the most influential African DJ coalition, "The Hottest Coalition of Nigerian DJs worldwide". The coalition's goal is to promote the culture of Nigeria through music.
In the fall of 2000, Dee Money and his brother DJ 3k founded D.I.S Productions. D.I.S Productions is responsible for hosting memorable events within the Chicago land area and providing DJ Service for major and private events around the world.
DJ Dee Money's academic degrees include a Bachelor of Finance from University of Illinois at Chicago and an MBA from Saint Xavier University in Chicago.