MEET: Dj 800 ONE OF THE BEST TOP ZAMBIAN DJ

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DJ 800

 

DJ 800 is one of the TOP best Zambia Djs

Real time DJ, MC / Sound Engineer

 

Real Name Aaron M’kandawire

Born in the 80s

Married

 

Live’s in Lusaka, Zambia, Africa World, Earth,

 

Education background

Went to Mwembezhi basic school (Mumbwa), Woodlands A school (Lusaka), Ebenezer and Nyenyezi secondary school (Lusaka)

 

Advanced diploma in computer engineering and hardware maintenance

Computer networking and cisco certificate

(told story)

Insights about Dj 800

I learnt how to Dj in the year 2004 when I was still doing my secondary level, I lent it from DJ Elv who taught how to use the Dj mixer and the Dj decks from Top 1 Night Club in chilenje south. Afterthat I stopped and continued with school till 2006 when I finished my Diploma in Computer Engineering.

 

2007 I joined Fullblast Entertainment under the management of Mr. John Wamunyima (the late) where I djayed and acted as the head of Djs

I left the fullblast and joined Narts Studios and Entertainment in kabwata I worked for Narts for a good two years under the management of Mr. Richard

Where I acted as the Head of DJ and Artist Manager.

 

In the year 2010 I stopped djaying and joined Smart Mobile Solutions (SMS)

Where I acted as an IT manager till 2012. I left SMS to open my own company Called Dcue Entertainment.

 

The journey thru Dcue Entertainment my company.

 

Started my own company as a sound provider and a Dj provider on a small note

Small but sure the company is growing

In 2013 I joined ZNBC under Smooth Talk Programme as a resident Dj until now.

Deejayed at the 2013 n 2014/2015 born n Bred Music video Awards (Heard DJ)

 

Through my company iv leant to push upcoming and headed Artist. I have promoted Artist Like:

Alpha Romeo, Cray Jay, Ruff Kaida, StarFace, stella, KanivoSp, Nature Dog n Serah K ++++++

 

Role Model:

Allan Mwale aka Dj BIG Aul the Notorious Phenomenon

 

 

Iv played in clubs, wedding reception, kitchen party, and house parties road shows school gigs lemmy just say public and private events.

 

Iv also played across Zambia almost all the provinces. And international countries

 

In 2013 I married my beautiful wife LaikaTemboMkandawire.

 

Marketing my DJ Name

Iv leant to lean how to market my DJ name and Skills through working on Mixtapes and Branding My Self.

I do Mixtapes a lot, the ones that have helped me to gain fan base and some of my tapes are uploadedon international websites like in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and the USA.I done more than 20 international recognized MIXTAPES all are above 60mins playtime.

 

 

Showbiz

Iv done more than 500 shows in my lane as a DJ

 

The biggest shows iv done

1. Ruff kaida Naked truth Album Launch

2. ZNBC born and Bred Music Video Awards as a DJ for 2014 and 2015

3. T sean Time Bomb album Launch

4. Tripple V Events more than 10Events with more than 7000 people

Iv managed to handle a crowd of more than 10000 people.

 

Inspiration

The love of music made me start deejaying, got inspiration from the local Djz I was watching doing their thing wen I visit clubs. Started compiling cds and tapes recording radio Shows and imitating what I hear. in the beginning my parents dint support me to be a Dj but as time went on they started Supporting me in my work and encouraged me a lot.

 

HOBBIES:

Listening to Music, Travelling n Browsing.

 

Dcue entertainment is my company and iv now employed 4 guys that I works with, and all of them iv taught them how to dj and they are all good to what they do just like me….

 

Am not yet done with my work I still have a lot of things to do and to work on

I want to form a Dj association in Zambia and bring all the DJz together

 

Best DJ that I follow Dj SKD – UK / Angelo – UK / TLM – USA / Qbert – USA / Premier – USA / DJ bizzyWizzy ZED / DJ Ocrima Kenya / ++++++

 

 

I love music and music is my Office

”We make them Dance”

 

Social Media:

Twitter: @deejay_800

Facebook: Deejay800

What’s App +260966492433