We have seen Lami Phillips and Burna Boy, and Rita Dominic sizzle on the Valentine’s covers of Complete Fashion and Genevieve Magazine respectively, and now comes DJ Xclusive to represent stylish men on the cover of Mode Men Magazine’s February issue.
The much love Nigerian DJ who only days ago thrilled his fans with a new exclusive music video, “Ibebe” featuring the acclaimed Nigerian rapper Olamide, looks suave and smooth in a white tux, and snug between the two Nigeria’s Next Top Model finalists.
Born Rotimi Alakija in the UK to Nigerian parents, DJ Xclusive completed his King’s College, Lagos. Upon graduating from high school, Rotimi moved to Mozambique before moving on to the UK for his tertiary education at Brunel University to study Financial computing.
DJ Xclusive started his career as a DJ professionally in 2003 by performing at various Night Clubs like Aura Mayfair, Penthouse, Funky Buddha and Jalouse while in the same time frame, completed a course in Music Production.
In the 2010 edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards held in the United States, DJ Xclusive was voted the “World Best DJ 2010.”
In 2011, DJ Xclusive became the resident DJ of hit radio station in Nigeria – CoolFM 96.9and also joined Empire Mates Entertainment as Wizkid‘s official DJ.
In the cover story of Mode Men, DJ Xclusive talks music, celebrity and his plans to make the transition into the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood.
Also in this issue you will find fab Valentine’s gift ideas for the man in your life as well as a full review of the recently concluded 2014 London Collections Men Fashion Week.
Mode Men is out now. Grab yourself a copy and let us know what you think of DJ Xclusive’s cover. If his suave cover look is anything to go by, we reckon he will have a prosperous future career as a Nollywood lead. What do you think?