Dj Lambo – Lagos
Posted on May 11th, 2016
OLAWANMI OKERYI, also known as DJ Lambogini is signed to Loopy Music and is the personal DJ for Africa’s Number One Rapper M.I. You may all be thinking how she got here, but the story is simple. She started out her career as an OAP in Ray Power 100.5FM and then moved on to Rhthym 94.7 FM, also to Love 104.5 FM in Abuja before starting off as a DJ.
She taught herself how to DJ and officially started out as a DJ in 2009. She DJ’d at California lounge, Aramis and Oxygen club in Abuja and at other events and shows in Lagos, getting better each day till she met up with MI who thought she was dope. Presently she is his personal DJ and occasionally opens up for Award winning DJ, DJ Caise.
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. But one of the greatest motivations and inspirations was, Her father, the famous DJ Tony Lewis. “We always had parties- lots of music and dance,” she recalls.
Many have reminded her of her gender, discouraging her from the field, but DJ Lambo has turned a deaf ear and is determined to do what she loves and knows best, with hopes of becoming the biggest DJ in Africa.
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. Continue to look out for this amazing performing DJ.
JimmyKing is a writer and a music scholar who finished from the University of Lagos with a BA in Music. I have blogged and written for several blogs and website in Nigeria and UK. Join me on twitter - @iam_JimmyKing