Sodamola Oluseye Desmond is a multiple award-winning DJ, record producer and a songwriter from Nigeria. He is popularly known as DJ Spinall also known as Top Boy & TheCAP. He grew up in Lagos, born June 2nd as third child from a family of five. He started calling himself Spinall in 2003 which as the name implies signifies a DJ who plays all genre of music i.e. he is not restricted to any specific genre. His style of play has been tagged by many as ‘fearless’ as a result of his ability to bring all kinds of music in one playlist, a feat that has differentiated him from the rest and won him recognition and several awards.
Unlike many, DJ Spinall didn’t opt out from school to pursue his passion of becoming a DJ, but rather, after his B.Sc. in electrical and electronics engineering, he attended several DJ schools both at home and abroad where he perfected his craft. DJ Spinall is first African DJ to perform at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas United and also first Nigerian DJ to tour 6 Cities in the United States including New York, Miami, Houston Texas, Austin, Washington DC. In 2015, DJ Spinall became the first African DJ to be endorsed by any international brand. He is the official brand ambassador for Smirnoff. This contract has been renewed four times.
In 2018, DJ Spinall was announced as Pepsi DJ brand ambassador. He is currently featured on the new Pepsi world cup campaign ad. DJ Spinall created a style edge to his outfit known as TheCAP, tracing his roots back to his culture. TheCAP, which fans tags as “TheCrazyAzzParty” has since then been his brand power and identity. Ever since then a lot of party lovers have been seen wearing similar Caps at event. In 2014, DJ Spinall launched TheCAPMusic, a record label/management company. In the following year he signed Killertunes & Stunna as producers to the TheCAPMusic. The label has been the most sort after music production production company in Nigeria. TheCAPMusic has produced some of the biggest hit songs in Africa including - Nowo – DJ Spinall, Yeba – Kiss Daniel, Manya – Mutay & Wizkid, Fake Love –Wizkid & Duncan mighty, Baba – DJ Spinall, Bobo – Davido & Mayorkun, Motigbana – Olamide just to mention a few. On October 28th 2015, DJ Spinall released his debut album titled ‘My Story’ featuring some of the biggest names in African music including 2face Idibia, Mafikizolo, Burna Boy, M.I, Yemi Alade, Timaya, Ice Prince and many more. Including record-breaking hits like Gba Gbe e, Money, Pepe Dem, Excuse Me.
In the following year precisely on October 10th 2016, DJ Spinall released his sophomore album titled TEN. Industry veterans have described the album as one of the best albums of the year. DJ Spinall expressed his production skills by producing the most songs on the album. The TEN track album features Davido, Patoranking, Sauti Sol & Mr. Eazi among many others. The widely accepted album features hit singles like “Package” ft. Davido & “Ohema” ft. Mr. Eazi. DJ Spinall’s third studio album DREAMS dropped on October 8th 2017 featuring the biggest names in African music including Wizkid, Davido, Tekno, Mr. Eazi, Simi, Ycee, Niniola and many more.
Spinall’s past radio experiences includes Beat FM, Ray power FM Lagos, Eko FM and several other around the world.
In 2018, DJ Spinall Toured 11 Cities In the United States of America, 3 Cities in South Africa. He headlined several sold out show around the world including in Uganda, Marbella, Spain, Stockholm, Togo. He also performed in one of Canada's biggest event Centre Rebels . This particular tour has been regarded as one of the most successful tour by any African artist. He Signed an International Record Deal with Atlantic Records UK, first by any DJ in Nigeria also Signed a publishing Deal with Warner Chappell worldwide.
DJ Spinall released his ''4th" studio album Iyanu featuring Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy and many more, the album featured one of the biggest songs of 2018 – NOWO, the biggest and most viewed song by any DJ in Nigeria till date in 2018 with heavy impact on Rihanna, Naomi Campbell, Karol G, Diddy and so on. It featured yet another smash hit Baba featuring Kiss Daniel. It made it to MTV's Top 20 songs of 2018, DJ Spinall is the only DJ with two monster hits on MTV's top 20 countdown.
He is the first Nigerian DJ & Second African DJ to perform at the prestigious New York LAB, He is the first and only DJ to play Afro-beats on this platform. He did in 2017 & 2018. DJ Spinall was announced the official DJ for BET Awards 2017 in Los Angeles, California. This event was aired across of 40 countries across the globe.
Spinall also went on tour as the official DJ for all “One Africa Music Festival” at the following venues around the world.
Official DJ One Africa Music Fest London – SSE Arena, Wembley
Official DJ One Africa Music Fest NY - Amphitheater, Coney Island
Official DJ One Africa Music Fest Dubai – Madinah Jumeirah Hall.
Top Boy DJ Spinall is unarguably the most-sort after DJ in Nigeria and West Africa, headlining at major concert in over 18 countries and counting. He commands a rapidly growing fan base on social media with Instagram followers of 1,600,000 and Twitter followers of about 360,000.
DJ Spinall has also shared the stage with world famous acts such as Wizkid, Davido, Diddy, Migos, Chris Brown, Cardi B, Brandy, Kelly
Rowland, Akon, Ciara, Skepta, Brain Mc Knight, Backstreet, Kim Kardashian & Teddy Riley and many more.
DJ Spinall has won several awards including – Best West African DJ, 2014 – Crème Awards
World Best DJ, 2015, New York, NEA Awards
Best Nigerian DJ, 2015 – Islanders Award
Best Nigerian DJ, 2016 – Viewers Choice Award
Best Male DJ, 2016 – City People Awards
Best Male DJ, 2016 – Beatz Awards
Best African DJ, 2016 – TooxClusive Awards
Best African DJ, 2017 – Afrimma Awards
Best Male DJ, 2017 – City People Awards
Best Nigerian DJ, 2017 – Beatz Awards
Best Nigerian DJ, 2018 – Bea