Interview: I Was Embarrassed When My Mixer Stop Working In The Club- Dj Instinct

Interview: I Was Embarrassed When My Mixer Stop Working In The Club- Dj Instinct

It was a wonderful chit- chat with Dj instinct, the official Dj for Reminisce, Dj Instinct popularly known as omo better, talk about his journey, his most embarrassing moment and his growing up with Judith Hanrankis of Joy Akosa Corner. Enjoy!
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Q: Tell us about yourself inside out?

Am Kolawole Adeosun Olubukunmi by name, am from a family of 6, I studied politics and international relations in lead city university  which I obtained a bsc degree. As u can see am dark in colour, chubby and handsome. Lol, I love hard working people, diligent, loyal, smart and wise. I dislike being lazy with what feeds you, disloyal, sluggish, proud,I grew up at Akoka precisely chemist b/stop area with my family, my dad taught me how to be an entrepreneur at the age of 10 yrs. I worked in his business centre, he had photocopy machines, binder, computers etc. After my secondary school level, he taught me how to invest, buying and selling of shares in stock market.I was a very playful kid so my mum had to enrol me for extra classes in school and whenever I get home, she will still sit me down and continue teaching me with her cane beside her whenever I don’t know where I ought to know 😂. Growing up was quite interesting.

Q: Why did you choose being a DJ, is it that you just loved music or it was what you have always wanted to be?

I have been a music lover from when I was younger,It’s like a transition from being a member of the choir to sound engineer then being a DJ,It all started from Unaab now funnab, I was a member of the redeemed Christian fellowship (RCF). I also joined the choir cos I was interested in singing,But I later knew I couldn’t really sing so I joined the sound department cos I was interested in mixing sounds and all, Then along the line, I was always playing gospel, hip-hop songs after the service was done and people always dance,I usually play them from my phone and watching people dance made me happy and I decided to go fully into how I can mix properly.

Q: You are into music too, so what inspired that?

Me releasing tracks is part of what Dj’s do, hiphop started from that, so Djs can make beats and artistes can sing or rap on it. I also have producers that makes beats for me, I also have producers that makes beats for me, all I need to do is to put artistes together and record the songs.

Q: What was your Inspiration?

My major inspiration is GOD!

Q: Tell us about your educational background? 

 I attended Nitel staff school and Gladix at my primary level, then I proceed to Lagos state model college meiran for my secondary then I had my diploma/ foundation science program at Unaab then I got a direct entry to lead city university where I obtained a Bcs in Politics and International Relations.

Q: Which of the DJ’s in the entertainment industry inspires you the most? 

Dj Stunner in Egypt, Dj Khaled, Dj snake, Dj Jimmy Jatt and Dj Neptune.

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Q: What was your experience like as a student and same time a dj? 

Being a student and a Dj at the same time wasn’t easy at all but it was fun at the end cos I graduated. I had sleepless nights cos I Dj at clubs and still wake up early for lectures at school. It made me stronger and focused.

Q: Which do you prefer, Singing or Being a Dj? 

Being a Dj. I enjoy it anyday, I really don’t know how to sing but I can tell if your song is good or bad. My ears are really tuned to good music and sounds.
Q: Who is your celebrity crush in Africa and globally? 
I really don’t have celebrity crush but I like a few ladies based on what they do. I like Beyonce, Tiwa Savage, Jennifer Lopez, Chidinma and Yemi Alade.

Q: Are u single or still up for grabs? 

Am not married so I will say am single. (Lol)

Q: You have a hit song with Small Doctor and Ola Dips, what was the experience like?

Am so humble having that song to my name, my fans tweet and send me comments on Instagram based on that song regularly. I personally love the song too. Oladips and small doctor did very well, shout out to both of them and the producer of the song Camo.

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Q: Who do you plan work with soon?

Well, I have been recording songs so I won’t let that out of the basket but trust me am dropping something dope soon.

Q: You are Reminisce Official Dj, are you also edge music signee or based on work only?

Am Reminisce’s official Dj, LRR is the record label owned by Reminisce. Edge is a management company. Am not signed to Edge.

Q: Your most embarrassing moment? 

Ummmn, that was when my mixer got damaged in the club around 2am and everyone was shouting Dj Instinct for about 20mins till I got it settled. (lol)

Q:  Will you allow your child to be a Dj? 

Yes I will allow my child to be a Dj, infact one of them can be a Dj is about his/ her choice.

Q: Where do you see yourself in five years time?

I see myself as one of the world’s greatest Djs.

Q: What Advice do you have for the upcoming Djs?

 Stay focused,don’t be a Dj because your friend is a Dj or someone told you can make money being a Dj. Be respectful, loyal, hard-working and always give room to know more about the craft.
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A very dope dude. Fun to be with, Loves entertainment,... and.. oh, he is actually a music producer too. when you tell him he works hard, he will say "no, i only work smart!"

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  1. Olayemibabs
    October 25, 00:37 Reply

    Yeah I understand how embarrassing it could be. Lol, it’s one of those things.

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