DJ Kanji is an International DJ, record producer and Africa’s Number one mix-tape guru with a growing reputation for his mixtapes.
Born in Nairobi Kenya on 10th April 1992, Ericson Kanji Mangoli, popularly know as DJ Kanji grew up in the neighboring Country of Uganda, where his biological parents come from.
Kanji began his deejaying career way back in 2015 as a professional DJ, Kanji also used to mix using his computer while still in school.
As a kid, who grew up in a musical background, Kanji was inspired by UK based DJ Angelo, DJ TLM and the late DJ Avicii, who inspired and played a role in his career.
And after completing his education in Uganda, he moved to Nairobi Kenya to chase his dream as a DJ and he the taught himself how to DJ using YouTube video tutorials. He has so far managed to conquer the mixing idea and also taught some DJ’s how to master the mixing technique.
He has been in the ears of music lovers and party goers across Africa for some time playing Afrobeats, reggae, lovers rock, and dancehall.
DJ Kanji is a name that no longer needs an introduction mainly to people who listen to his Mixes and party goers who have attended to his live Events/Shows across Africa and beyond.
He is synonymous with the best of his audio and Video Mix-Tapes in Afrobeat, Dancehall, Hip-Hop, R&B, Reggae, Old Skool, House, Rock, EDM, Techno music, and continues to inspire a generation of up-and-coming young Deejays.
DJ Kanji has also established himself in the entertainment industry as the CEO of his own brand and as one of the best Upcoming Deejay’s in Africa and those who have Listened to his Mix-Tapes or even attended one of his gigs can simply testify.
He has so far scooped award nominations as the Breakthrough DJ of the year in 2016 Stylus DJ awards and also was the only DJ in Africa who was nominated in the 2018 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards and aiming higher for the biggest price.
Many music lovers call him the World famous DJ Kanji, with the largest online growing audience across Africa, Europe, USA and the rest of the world.
He is the real deal when it comes to killing the party with professional minded mature understanding and innovative, creative style of playing music for the audience.