Turkey-based Professional DJ with over 25 years experience, DJ Blackk Beat says the job requires hard work and dedication. “Like with any profession there is no such thing as overnight success. It takes a deep understanding of the skills required as well as of the equipment you’d be using.”
Who is DJ Blackk Beat?
Onyeachom Stephen Okechukwu known as ‘Dj Blackk Beat’ and ‘Odogwi DJ’ is a Nigerian Turkey-based Music Producer, Dj, Recording artist, Promoter, and Music Business Executive.
He goes way back the era of ‘Dj Jimmy Jatt’ and the likes, having performed at tons Events and venues across Nigeria. Blackk Beat left Nigeria for Turkey in 2010, where he has been performing in different venues while promoting and curating different events targeted at the African community.
More than two decades after his emergence, DJ Blackk Beat has remained on top of his game and he’s well getting his dues. He has transformed beyond being a Dj, as he is a Recording artist, A Music Producer, Audio Engineer, Songwriter, Composer, A&R, and a Music Label owner. He’s well experienced and knows his onions well.
Some of the finest progressive house music experiments have been created by Blackk Beat, thanks to his expertise and talents. In 2020, the City People Awards crowned Dj Blackk Beat as its best ‘The Best DJ In Diaspora’.
Being a top Dj in Turkey, he’s widely consulted by African artists when planning their European tours. He’s worked with the likes of; Wande Coal, Burna Boy, Davido, Patoranking, Kcee, Aero Y, Mayzee, Danny S, etc. He also started his Record Label in 201 and has been giving younger artists the opportunity to explore and grow in the business.
His music attempt in 2021 ‘Balance it Up’ was well accepted across DSPs appearing on different playlists and topping chats for weeks. Blackk Beat has produced tons of downloadable mixtapes and have been given production and songwriting credits by several A-Listers in the Music industry.