The African continent can boast of being home to some of the world’s sensational creatives in the entertainment industry globally.
From movies to music to arts and comedy, Africans are greatly represented. Music has got everything to do with it and Disc Jockey (DJs) are well sought after to bring music to life.
Born Celestino Oladipo Mahib in October 1988, popularly known by his stage name IAMSHAKEZ or SHAKEZ, is a UK-based Sierra Leonean international DJ, music producer, and marketing manager in Coventry.
Shakez was inspired by American DJ Jazzy Jeff has set the stage for Jazzy at an event he was the headline act.
“My main inspiration was from Jazzy Jeff. After I warmed up for him at an event he was headlining he gave me the best advice that helped me achieve”, Shakez revealed.
The Sierra Leonean international DJ developed interest in the profession while he used to Mc grime—a genre of electronic music that emerged in London in the early 2000s—with time he decided to learn more about Djing and in less than a year, Shakez became popular in North London and abroad.
Shakez holds bachelor in Business Administration. He is well respected in the industry and has worked with most if not all radio stations in the UK. He has also toured with artists like Not3s, The Game, among many big artists. One remarkable moment for Shakez was to warm up for American rapper and actor Snopp Dogg in Manchester.
Shakez advised young and upcoming creatives in the industry to work hard and invest in what they do.
“Love what you do, do what you love, and you will not have to work a single day of your life. Because your profession will be your hobby”, Shakez added.
Follow @IamShakez on all social media sites (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) to keep up with the fascinating stuff he regularly shares with his followers.
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