DJ Lambogini popularly known as DJ Lambo is Nigeria’s foremost female disc jockey signed to Chocolate City and she also M.I’s official DJ. Her full name is Olawanmi Okeryi born October 4th. DJ Lambo has a degree in English and Literature from the University of Abuja. She is the daughter to the famous DJ Tony Lewis and just like her father she’s also got the flair for music and the turntable. Like father like daughter yea! She grew up with four brothers which explains why she is such a tomboy.
DJ Lambo started off professionally in 2008/2009 as an OAP in Raypower 100.5 FM, Rhythm FM 94.7 Abuja and Love 104.5 FM Abuja before she discovered her love for DJing.
Being in a profession for men, the dogged Lambo knew what she wanted and went for it even when she was discouraged so many times. In a bid to make it in a man’s world, she taught herself how to DJ and officially started out in 2009. She performed at California lounge, Aramis and Oxygen club in Abuja and at other events and shows in Lagos before she met MI who fell in love with her professionalism and skill that he sign her to his then record label, Loppy Music in 2013 before it got merged to Chocolate City Music in 2015.
Her passion to mix sounds started as a child, she was introduced to Music from Kool and the Gang to African Bamabata, Naughty by Nature, Public Enemy, DJ Premier and numerous other DJ mixes. Her greatest motivation and inspirations still remains her father, DJ Tony Lewis. “We always had parties- lots of music and dance,” she recalls.
Her sound is a blend of House, Techno, Afro pop and Hip hop with immaculate skills. DJ Lambogini has been nominated for Best Female DJ in Africa in the African Global DJ Awards AGDA, ELOY awards 2014 and won the TAWA Awards for the Most Outstanding DJ 2014. In 2016 and 2017 she won “DJ of the Year (Female)” at the City People Entertainment Awards. Nigerian Entertainment Today newspaper listed her on top 5 Nigerian DJ’s to watch out for in 2015
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On 14 June 2017, she was announced as the head and president of Choc Boi Nation (CBN), an imprint under Chocolate City Music. The announcement made her one of the major and female record label executives in the music industry in Nigeria.
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In 2017, DJ Lambo was among the few DJs selected to play at Big Brother Nigeria Saturday’s party at season 2 of the Big Brother Naija reality game show.
DJ Lambo started the coolest party in Lagos tagged “Lagos Party Animal” in 2016. She has also released a couple of songs in collaboration with several artistes like “Bebe” featuring Skales and Victoria Kimani and “The Motion” featuring three female acts: Cynthia Morgan, Eva Alordiah and Seyi Shay.
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