DJ Kaywise biography, age, twin brother, state, background, awards

Name Ayorinde Kehinde Okiki
Other names DJ Kaywise
Born 4 August 1992 (age 29 years) Lagos, Nigeria
Gender Male
Tribe Yoruba
Nationality Nigerian
State of Origin Osun State
Genre Afrobeats
Occupation DJ, record producer
Years active 2010-date
Label KayWise Entertainment

DJ Kaywise full names are Ayorinde Kehinde Okiki, he was born on the 4 August 1992, in Lagos, he has secured numerous awards as a Disk Jockey. He is also a music producer, who has been on the field for over a decade after his debut mixtape gain entry into the market in 2010.

Dj Kaywise, has been successful in his musical ever since he became highly famous as a disc jockey, Most of his products are mix-tapes that topped the charts in Nigeria.

He also had numerous collaboration with other big artistes in the Nigeria music industry.

Dj Kaywise Background

He was born on 4 August 1992, from Ile Ife, Osun state, and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. His tribe is a yourba man, he completed his early education (primary and Nursery schools) in Lagos respectively.

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He is well noticed and known by music lovers national wide, His first hit was “Emergency” in this project of his, he had combined different artists songs together in a track.

Dj Kaywise Career

DJ Kaywise biography, age, twin brother, state, background, awards

DJ Kaywise hails from the Yoruba tribe in South Eastern Nigeria.

At first instance, he steps foots in the music industry as a music/record producer, then along the way, he began to develop interest for disc jocking.

In 2010, Dj kaywise officially became a disc jockery, just after he relased his first mixtape “Emergency”.

Just after the market began surfacing in Alaba market, thousands was sold and it became a hit, nationwide, since then Dj Kaywise hasn’t ceased in releasing more CD mixtapes. The Lagos born Disk jockey has also collaborated with popular and well known artiste, both locally and internationally in releasing numerous music and visuals.

In 2012, he released his first single’s titled “Hangover” . This track was been featured by major artists such as; Dammy Krane and Yung 6ix’

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In the following year, he releases another single where he featured Iyanya, he had however collaborates with other musicians such as: Olamide, Naira Marley, Ice prince, Tiwa savage and others he launched Dj academy (DJ Kaywise Academy in 2019.

In 2020, While following the #Endsars (End police brutality movement in Nigeria, he releases a mixtape, which was in solidarity with the Endsars movement

alsp in august 2020, his single “What Type of Dance” reached number 5 on the Billboard Top Thriller Global chart.

He is also the brain behind the single High Way (2020) featuring Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike (Phyno).


DJ Kaywise biography, age, twin brother, state, background, awards
An old photo of DJ Kaywise and his twin brother

Dj Kaywise has a twin, his twin brother is the older, Taiye is a photographer, director and cinematographer, being a Twin, according to the yourba culture Dj Kaywise is addressed as “kehinde” which makes him the younger one.



  1. Good TImes Mixtape
  2. Best of The Mavins & Friends
  3. Revolution Mix Vol 1


  1. Hangover (2012)
  2. Loyalist (2013)
  3. Feel Alright (2014)
  4. Warn Dem (2015)
  5. Ibeji (2015)
  6. Caro (2016)
  7. Informate (2017)
  8. Juju (2017)
  9. Normal Level (2018)
  10. W.T.O.D (2020)
  11. HighWay (2021)


  1. 2014 All Youth Tush Awards (AYTA)
  2. 2015 City People Entertainment Awards
  3. 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Awards Male
  4. 2021  Nigerian Entertainment Awards Male

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