DJ Xclusive: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements

Who is DJ Xclusive?

Rotimi Alakija (born 16 October 1980), better known as DJ Xclusive, is a Nigerian disc jockey, record producer and recording artist. who’s made waves in the Afrobeats scene. He’s known for his sick beats and insane remixes, and he’s produced tracks for some of the biggest names in Nigerian music, like Tiwa Savage and Wizkid. Dude is a force to be reckoned with in the industry.

Education

DJ Xclusive attended King’s College, Lagos, for his high school education before heading to the United Kingdom, where he studied Physics and Computer Science at Reading University. DJ Xclusive went further to Brunel University London to study financial computing.

Early Lifestyle

Exclusive’s early lifestyle was pretty humble. He grew up in a small town in Lagos, Nigeria, and he was heavily influenced by the music his parents listened to. His dad was a big fan of classic soul and R&B, while his mom loved traditional African music. That blend of sounds ended up shaping Exclusive’s musical tastes and informed his unique sound as a DJ. Plus, he learned how to hustle early on – dude was selling CDs on the streets to make money and support his family.

Personal Lifestyle

DJ Exclusive is an enigmatic figure in the music industry, known for his laser-like focus on his craft and his private lifestyle. He’s not one to flaunt his wealth or status, instead keeping his personal life under wraps. He’s known to be a devoted family man, valuing his personal relationships above all else. He’s also a health enthusiast, staying fit and healthy to support his demanding touring schedule.

Music Career

DJ Xclusive started his professional disc jockey career in 2003 by performing at various night clubs, including Aura Mayfair, Penthouse, Funky Buddha and Jalouse.
At the 2010 edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, held in the United States, DJ Xclusive won World Best DJ. He was nominated for Best DJ at the 2011 edition of the Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television Awards (BEFFTA Awards). He was also featured at the 2013 Big Brother House Party.

In 2011, DJ Xclusive became the resident DJ for CoolFM 96.9 and also joined Empire Mates Entertainment as Wizkid’s official DJ.
DJ Xclusive has released incredible music albums and singles and he has been consistent with his sound.
The X-FILES EP Session 1 – 2020
Grind Time For Pimpin Vol. 31 – 2017
Tribal Sonic Soundblast, Vol. 32 – 2017
According to X – 2015
Naija Hits – 2015

His style in mixing moves around RnB, Urban Funky House, Hip-Hop, Pop, and Urban Chart. During the course of his career, DJ Xclusive has performed with acts like Ne-Yo, Rihanna, Mario Winans, Brick and Lace, Nas, Fat Joe, Jeremiah, Ray J.

Hit Songs

Fatasi” (featuring Terry G) (2014)
“Tonight” (featuring Banky W and Niyola) (2014)
“Shaba” (featuring Kcee and Patoranking) (2014)
“Dami Si” (featuring Lil Kesh and CDQ) (2015)
“Oyoyo” (featuring Burna Boy) (2016)
“Sharwama” (featuring Masterkraft) (2016)
DJ Xclusive – POSE ft TIWA SAVAGE & SOLIDSTAR – Sep 14, 2017

Family

DJ Xclusive and his beautiful wife Tinuke Ogundero have welcomed their first child together. The couple has also revealed their little baby girl’s name as Avery, an elvish name formerly used for boys but now commonly used for girls as well.

Hobbies

watching football, playing basketball, eating, sleeping, cooking, playing table tennis and swimming.

DJ Xclusive Net Worth

DJ Exclusive Net Worth is estimated to be at $2.1 million.

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