DJ Venum set to release mashup album
It is not often a Disc Jockey shares the limelight with music artists but Aletor Jordan popularly known as DJ Venum his stock continues to rise as a top-notch disc jockey with his fame spreading fast across the country.
DJ Venum, who is also a sound engineer is all set for an album of mashups to display and affirm his versatility and keen ability and mastery of different genres even though his favourite genres of music are Afrobeats and House.
Although he wouldn’t reveal the details of the planned album, he was sure he is bringing something entirely different and refreshing to rival and even surpass anything we have seen.
“It’s going to be huge,” he says. “That’s all I can reveal for noew.”
DJ Venum has played at several concerts and festivals. He regularly plays at Mainland BlockParty – Nigeria’s biggest youth event. He also has a residency at Bogobori and Roma Lagos.
He likes to play basketball and travel when he is not behind the wheel of steel strutting his stuff.
In secondary school, he was a rapper and a confessed studio rat. At the same time, he developed a keen interest in deejaying. As fate would have it, he was transferred from the studio section at Bogobiri to the deejaying section. This is how his DJ career started.
He got the name Venum from a friend during his days as a rapper because of his depth and fierceness.
He is the firstborn of his parents. DJ Venum, who is from Edo State, comes from a musical background. His father is a musician and creative artist who has a residency at Bogobiri in Lagos.
DJ Venum attended Ireti Grammar School in Ikoyi and later Yaba College of Technology. His interest in music started at an early age from watching his dad play at music gigs.