Top Ten Best Deejay Academies in Kenya.
Are you a form four leaver or an enthusiast who is interested in music? Would you like to enroll in a DJ Academy and kick-start your DJ career? Look no more.
DJ Academies are schools dedicated to training disk jockeys (DJs) on how to mix various genres of music and operate sound mixing equipment with an aim of entertaining people. A DJ may work at the radio station, a TV station, a club, or in events such as weddings, birthday parties, and corporate events.
Top Ten Best Deejay Academies in Kenya
There are hundreds of DJ academies in Kenya. Most of these are established by popular DJs with an aim of creating more DJs in the market who can take over the mantle after them. This article looks into a list of the best ten DJ Academies in Kenya.
1. Dohty Family Dj Academy.
Dohty Family Dj Academy is a constituent section of Dohty Family Sounds Limited, an entertainment company that was founded in 2004 by DJ Chris Darlin in 2004 with an aim of entertaining people as the name suggests. The Academy utilizes the top-notch sound equipments at the company to train and equip learners with the necessary skills required in the DJ career.
The company is located at sarakasi dome in Ngara, Nairobi Kenya and has trained a number of reputable Deejays in Kenya such as Dj Moh; the founder of Mohspice Entertainment, Dj Steve among others.
To train as a DJ at Dohty Family, one has to part with ksh 20,000 for a full course which takes approximately 2 months.
To apply, call 0722334627 OR 0700388988. You can also follow them on their facebook page at Dohty Family Deejay Academy.
2. Vibe Sounds DJ Academy.
Vibe sounds DJ academy is located in Nairobi CBD at Khoja, Gatakani Investment House, Tom Mboya Street. The academy is owned by Kenya’s seasoned Dj Blessing who airs on NTV’S Trend show every Friday from 10 Pm.
To train as a DJ at the academy, one has to part with ksh 32,000 for the course which takes 2 months. A certificate is issued at the end of the study period.
Some of the notable alumni from Vibe sounds include Dj Khalifa of Y254 show and Dj Dj Shix, a female Dj with a good taste for reggae music.
You can contact Vibe Sounds DJ Academy via their office number; 0722679746.
3. Supremacy Sounds DJ Academy.
The academy is a constituent branch of the renowned Supremacy Sounds Entertainment Company that has graced the Kenyan entertainment scene for many years. The firm is owned by US-based DJ Simple Simon whose name is vey popular among Kenyan reggae music lovers.
To train as a DJ at Supremacy sounds, one has to Dish out Ksh 25,000 for the training which takes two months. A certificate is issued at the end of the training.
Some of the notable alumni from this academy include DJ Miss Ebony, a female Kenyan
DJ and Dj Juan, a renowned TV Dj in Nairobi who has worked for K24 TV.
The outfit is located at Latema Plaza, Tsavo road in Nairobi CBD. You can reach their office through their email address: email@example.com
4. Mixx Masters DJ Academy.
The academy is part of the Mixx Masters Entertainment company owned by Kenya’s Baddest DJ Kalonje. It is located in Eastleigh, Nairobi City.
A full DJ course at MIXX Masters costs ksh 30,000 for the three moths training. Additionally, a certificate and guaranteed attachment is issued after training.
Some of the notable alumni from this academy include the champion boy Dj Carlos whose mixes are mostly played on city matatus and Dj Katta who features in ghetto radio’s Dundaa show.
You can reach the academy through their contact 0725686724 or visit their website www.mixxmasters.co.ke.
5. Demakufu Dj Academy.
Demakufu DJ Academy is owned by the seasoned reggae DJ Demakufu whose name is popular among reggae music rockers. The Academy is located in Nairobi City.
It cost ksh 25,00 to train as a Dj at Demakufu academy after which a certificate is issued. You can reach the academy through their official mobile number: 0715784909. You can also reach them through their website www.demakugu.co.ke or official facebook page at Demakufu Dj Academy.
6. System Unit DJ Academy.
System Unit is a widespread Dj Academy with its campuses in Nairobi, Nakuru and Mombasa Kenya. The school is owned by award winning Gospel DJ Mo who has graced the Kenyan gospel entertainment industry for quite a long time now.
The school charges Ksh 30,000 for a full course which takes two months. A certificate and attachment are guaranteed at the end of the two months training.
Notable alumni from this academy include Dj Bob of Kubamba show, Dj Tabz and DJ Ruff; a winner of groove awards.
7. Nickdee DJ Academy.
Nickdee Academy is located at La Enzi Plaza, Sanasana estate in South B, Nairobi. It is owned by popular DJ Kym Nickdee who has graced the Kenyan entertainment industry for long.
The academy offers a two-month Deejay course going for ksh 30,000 and a guaranteed certificate.
Some notable alumni from this school include DJ Flinch and DJ Tophaz who are also doing well in their careers. You can reach them through their contact; 0718004457 or visit their facebook page at Nickdee DJ Academy.
8. Kubamba DJ School.
The academy is part of the larger K-Krew chain, an entertainment company and has produced numerous gospel DJs in the industry. It was founded by DJ Moz with an aim of providing efficient training to both beginner and advanced DJs in their careers.
A full DJ course at Kubamba costs ksh 30,000 fot two months training with a guaranteed attachment and certificate.
The academy is located near Ngong Road at Muvaa Groove in Nairobi city. For applications, call 0720500000 or 0792100010, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit their website www.kubamba.com
9. Melody House Music School.
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The school ranks among the best DJ Academies in Kenya. This is an institution that not only offers a DJ course, but also trains music as a career. The academy offers both theory and practical lessons on DJ and Music courses.
A basic DJ course at Melody sounds cost Ksh 20,000, advanced course Ksh 30,000 and Ksh 60,000 for diploma in music.
The school is located information house, Mfangano street, next to Bus Station (BS). You can reach them through their contact 0719428550 or visit Facebook page at Melody House DJ Academy. You can also hit their website at www.melodyhousemusicschool.co.ke.
10. Cliq DJ Academy.
Closing the list of best DJ Academies in Kenya is Cliq Entertaiment affiliated one. Cliq DJ Academy is part of the larger Cliq Sounds Entertainment located in Meru County, Eastern Province Kenya. The academy offers a full Dj Course at Ksh 25,000 with a guaranteed certificate and attachment at the end of the training.
You can reach Cliq DJ Academy through their contact number: 0733921299 or visit their Facebook page at Cliq Dj Academy. You can also reach their website www.cliqdjacademy.co.ke.
Other notable DJ Academies in the Kenyan industry:
- Genius DJ School.
- Spins Trade DJ Academy.
- Music Technology Academy.
- Blue Ray DJ Academy.
- Red Berries DJ Academy.
- Kamata School of Music.