DJ Sly Beats DJ Mensah, DJ Micsmith, DJ Vyrusky , Wins Campus Baze Award
It is the expectation of every artist to get recognition for their works and so when DJ Sly, official DJ of WatsUp TV bagged the Student Favorite Event DJ of the Year at the Campus Baze Awards held at the National Theatre last Saturday, it marked a good point in his career.
DJ Sly contended with heavyweight names in the sector such as DJ Mensah. DJ Vyrusky and DJ Mic Smith but he beat the strong competition to come up tops in the category.
The visibly excited DJ Sly who is currently promoting the new video of his song, Gyae Dede with VVIP expressed his excitement about his latest award in a chat with Showbiz on Tuesday.
“It has taken many years of hard work to get this far and I’m happy about the award. It will encourage me to put in a lot more work, ”he said.
One of the most enterprising Disc Jockeys, DJ Sly whose real name is Gideon Alorgbey, dropped his first album titled, Upness in December last year.
The Album featured some of the biggest names in Africa music such as Ice Prince, Dammy Krane, Kayswitch,Flowking Stone, Scientific, Tinny, Article Wan, Luta and a host of others.
“Unpess” was well received outside Ghana when he organized a well attended album party in Lagos, Nigeria, early this year drawing positive reviews for his works.
Recently, he released a music video for his song, Testify featuring Ice Prince and KaySwitch. DJ Sly to;d Showbiz he has more international collaborations with some of the best artistes in music arena.
Apart from his music exploits, DJ Sly is the first to be signed to leading International/ African Boutique Style U.S –based PR/Management Campany JMK Publicist and as the official DJ for Crisberry Club on Spintex Road, Accra, he said he is “ always on a high note with no dull moments”.
“DJing is part of my life and I love to see people jam to songs from my selections. It gives me a lot of joy,” he stated.
Campus Baze Awards (Cbaze) is an awards scheme designed to recognize, celebrate the hard work and dedication of students in tertiary as well as mentor figures excelling in their endeavours.