Rotimi Alakija (DJ Xclusive) is a Nigerian disc jockey, record producer, and recording artist who was born on October 16th in the United Kingdom to Nigerian parents.
He returned to Nigeria at a young age to complete his high school studies at The Kings College in Lagos. Rotimi eventually returned to the United Kingdom to study physics and computer science at Reading University, where he got a bachelor’s degree, and then went on to Brunel University to study financial computers.
Rotimi married Tinuke ogundero in 2015, and he is the nephew of Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s richest woman.
In 2003, he began his professional DJ career by performing at nightclubs such as Aura Mayfair, Penthouse, Funky Buddha, and Jalouse.
DJ xclusive has shared the stage with artists such as Neyo, Rihanna, Mario Winans, Brick and Lace, Nas, and Fat Joe. In 2011, he joined Empire Mate Entertainment as Wizkid’s official DJ and became a resident DJ for cool fm 96.9.
According to X, his debut compilation album, has yielded singles such as “Pangolo” starring Timaya, “Jam it” featuring 2face and Timaya, and “Ibebe” featuring Olamide, among others. Check out DJ Xclusive’s Songs, Videos and Albums below!