How to Start DJ Service Business in Nigeria and Make Money

How to Start DJ Service Business in Nigeria . Business opportunities are available in the entertainment industry especially as there are various sectors and segments a person can tap into to make some money.

How to Start DJ Service Business in Nigeria and Make Money

If you are a music fan and you like listening to music from all genres you could have a business that could be good for you. If also you will like matching and mixing songs together or you have flair of combining different kinds of music, this could be a business you could do.

You can start the business of providing DJ (disc jockey) services to people and getting paid for your services rendered.

There are people who may already be doing this or something similar to this as a hobby and do not know that they can turn it into a business which can be very profitable.

The business involves playing various types of music for the pleasure and entertainment for people at various events. Unlike a live band, the business entails you playing and in some cases mixing numerous songs on compact discs from various artists or singers with the use of some equipment to produce lovely sounds which provide entertainment to people.

This is a business that can be done by most people provided you have the love and passion for music as well as love to attend events and mix with people.

The best part about this business is that it can be done on a part time basis and the business can be flexible to run.

If you already have a job but you also have interest and the passion for this type of business but you are afraid it can interfere with your job, you do not have to worry as this is a business that allows you to decide and plan your hours of work to suit your circumstances.

This is also good for students in school who are looking for something to do on the side that can help them earn income while they wait to graduate or are looking for a business to establish so that when they graduate they will have a business on ground running and making money.

This is a business that if properly planned and managed can grow into a big successful business as it can be very lucrative and profitable.



There a lot of people that love listening to music and are willing to get a person to come and play good music at their event or occasion to spice up the environment and help people have a good and nice time.

While a live band may play the songs of their favorite musicians, some people like to hear the sounds of their favorite musicians and since in most cases it is not possible to get them down to their event, they employ the services of a DJ who can play their favorite songs from their favorite musicians.


The business of DJ services is majorly to provide a form and means of entertainment, relaxation and some times can be used to reflect on past events. That is why the services of a DJ is needed and used at various occasions and events like birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, burials, meetings, seminars, workshops and lots more.

A lot of people believe that an event without a DJ supplying good music is an event that is not complete, which makes the demand for the services of a DJ to be high.


As a DJ you will be exposed to a variety of music options available to you which will make the business much easier and better.

You can play hip hop, soul, rap, rock, classical and a lot more both local and international.



So you have the passion and you like music a lot but this is not enough as you will need to learn more about the business to able to succeed.

You will have to learn what equipment you will need to start with, what songs to play at certain or different occasions , how to mix your music to get the right sound and lots more.

To be able to achieve this you will have to approach someone who been in the business for a while and has the experience so teach you so you can cope with the challenges of the business.

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For this business you will need to know your craft very well and this means apart from knowing how to use your equipment you have to know your songs and which songs fits and goes well with a particular occasion.

For example there are songs that you will play at a wedding ceremony that you will not necessary play at a birthday party.

This is a fun loving business for people who like music and entertainment a lot. Ensure you do a feasibility study to determine what you need for the business.

For example it will help you determine your location, if you will begin from home or rent a shop. For a start it could be okay to begin from home as you will be going out to attend occasions when doing the business. Just make sure you find a place in your home to keep your equipment.

When you are established you can rent a place where people can reach you easily as well as employ workers who will assist you with bookings and listings.

You can promote the business by sharing and distributing flyers and advertising online to promote the business.

Register the business and ensure you meet all the requirements of the authorities.

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  1. Ebhomen peter bright

    April 8, 2016 at 6:10 am

    Kep it up. nice one

  2. Ebhomen peter bright

    April 6, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    All thanks man… i learn alot from yur sayin.

    • Ifiokobong Rob

      April 7, 2016 at 9:11 am

      Your welcome @Ebhomen. We are happy the article was useful.

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