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DJ Sly(Ghana)

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DJ Sly
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Background information
Birth nameGideon Alorgbey
Also known asThe Unstoppable
OriginAccra, Ghana
GenresHip hop, Highlife and Hip life ,RNB, Afrobeat, Afropop,EDM,Dancehall, House Music
Occupation(s)DJ, Radio Personality, Record Producer, Hypeman.
InstrumentsTurntables
Years active2007–present
LabelsUDS Music/Entertainment
Associated actsIce Prince, Sarkodie,Dammy Krane, Jesse Jagz, Joey B,TicTac,Scientific, Cabum,Orezi,Skales,Stonebwoy,Shatta Wale,Medikal,Yaa pono, flowking stone,VVIP, CKAY, Pappy Kojo, Manifest, Kayswitch,Tinny ,Airboy, Article Wan,

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Gideon Alorgbey , better known as DJ Sly or The Unstoppable, is a Ghanaian event, club, mixtape, radio and video dj and entrepreneur. He is a nine time Ghana DJ Awards nominee and is best known for his hit single Testify that ft nigerian rapper Ice Prince & Kay switch[1][2].

Life & Career[edit]

Gideon Alorgbey was born on 2 February, 1991 in Accra.At age of 19 years, DJ Sly started his deejay days during his senior high school years at Ada Senior Technical School. having a mother who believed in the importance of education, DJ Sly was allowed to choose the career of his choice only if he stayed in school. In high school he read General Arts. He then read Marketing at Accra Technical University. When he was growing up he studied radio and tv broadcasting at GBC because he was interested in hosting, DJing and presenting. With all these he was confidence of working on an urban radio where he had the chance to work with X FM not even as a DJ but a technician until one day a dj missed his airtime on radio and he sat in for him which was his break through as a radio dj having his own radio show entitled week edition show on every Saturday morning talking about issues making the headline during the week and Top 10 Ghana Songs of the Week. With all this he wasn't comfortable been on radio station locked in a little booth where he couldn’t see the reaction of the people he was playing for. He wanted to be on the scene like a club and event DJ so he can feel and interact with the audience .

DJ Sly was signed to WatsUp TV in 2016 as their official dj and host of video fusion mixing music videos worldwide emphasizing on Africa.[3]. He was nominated at 2017 Ghana DJ Awards for Best Video DJ.[4] DJ Sly signed a management deal with US based firm JMK Publicist/Firm in 2017[5][6]

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

Album Title Album Details
UPNESS: The Album[7]
  • Released: 30 November 2017
  • Label: UDS Music/Entertainment
  • Formats: Digital download

Videography[edit]

  • Testify ft Ice Prince & Kay switch[8]

Singles[edit]

  • Testify ft Ice Prince & Kay switch[9]
  • Po shi ruff ft Dammy Krane[10]
  • Upness ft Article Wan & DopeNation
  • It's Lit ft. Kay
  • .Designer ft. Airboy[11]
  • Its Me ft. Dammy Krane[12]
  • All Good ft Flowking Stone & Nsruma[13]
  • Adiza ft Tinny[14]
  • Gbumke ft Cabum
  • Body( ft Luther ).
  • . Keep me busy ft Mallowreelz & Pinkydebbie
  • Proposal ft Paa Kwasi [Dobble} )
  • DJ Sly - Dah Na News (feat. Scientific)
  • DJ SLY FT AIRBOY-DESIGNER (2017)
  • DJ SLY FT SCIENTIFIC-DAH NA NEWS (2017)
  • DJ SLY FT DAMMY KRANE-ITS ME (2017)
  • DJ SLY FT ICE PRINCE & KAYSWITCH-TESTIFY (2017)
  • DJ SLY FT TINNY-ADIZA ( 2018)

Mixtapes[edit]

  • AROUND THE WORLD MIXTAPE
  • BACK IN GHANA MIXTAPE
  • DARK MIXTAPE
  • AFRICA TO THE WORLD MIXTAPE[15]
  • ROLL UP MIXTAPE[16]
  • BPM MIXTAPE
  • KING OF THE CITY MIXTAPE [17]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Recipient Results Ref
2014 Ghana DJ Awards BEST CAMPUS DJ Himself Nominated [18]
2015 Ghana DJ Awards BEST CAMPUS DJ Himself Nominated [19]
Ghana DJ Awards Best Mixtape DJ Himself Nominated [20]
GHANA TERTIARY AWARDS Best Student DJ Himself Nominated [21]
2016 Ghana DJ Awards Best Mixtape Dj Himself Nominated [22]
2017 Ghana DJ Awards BEST GREATER ACCRA DJ Himself Nominated [23]
Ghana DJ Awards Best PUB DJ Himself Nominated [24]
Ghana DJ Awards Best Video DJ Himself Nominated [25]

Events[edit]

  • FACE OF ACCRA TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY (2014)
  • ADA FESTIVAL (2012)
  • X CONCERT (2014)
  • FACE OF ADA (2015)
  • DJ SLY GHANA CLUB TOUR (2016)
  • HIDDEN CITY (2014)
  • DJ SLY AFRICA CLUB TOUR (2017)
  • BIG BROTHER NAIJA AFTER PARTY (NIGERIA {2017})
  • VVIP SALLAH FEST (2013)
  • MTN NEWTOWN SALLAH FEST (2015)
  • MISS ALLAINCE FRANCAIS (2016)
  • MTN NEWTOWN SALLAH FEST(2016)
  • SEGE FEST (2015)
  • KNUST REPU WEEK (2016)
  • MTN NEWTOWN SLLAH FEST (2017)
  • DJ SLY LIVE IN LOME (TOGO {2016})
  • SEGE FEST (2016)
  • PENT BEACH PARTY (2013)
  • BENIN SHUTDOWN (2017)
  • ACCRA TO LASGIDI (NIGERIA {2017})
  • NZEMA FESTIVAL (2014)
  • BEACH RAVE (2013)
  • BEACH SHUTDOWN (2012)
  • GHANA FASHION AWARDS (2015)
  • END OF YEAR PARTY (2016)
  • UNSTOPPABLE CONCERT (TOGO)
  • KWEHO FESTIVAL ( 2015)
  • DJ SLY LIVE IN ABIDJAN (COTE DEVOIRE-2017)
  • SEGE FEST (2017)
  • ADA ASAFOTUFIAM SHUTDOWN (2016)
  • GHANA DJ AWARDS (2016)
  • JOOR CONCERT (NIGERIA - 2018)
  • DJ SLY ALBUM PARTY ( NIGERIA - 2018)
  • RUNAWAY GHANA INTERNATIONAL (2018)


References[edit]

  1. "DJ SLY - Testify feat. Kayswitch & Ice Prince — GhXclusives.Com". www.ghxclusives.com.
  2. Mawuli, David. "LISTEN UP! DJ Sly, Ice Prince & Kayswitch "Testify" on new party banger".
  3. WatsUp.TV. "WatsUpTV : 2017 ghana dj awards dj sly i m confident of winning many awards this year". watsup.tv.
  4. "Unstoppable DJ Sly makes waves with video mix show on WatsUp TV - AmeyawDebrah.Com". 15 September 2016.
  5. "Top Ghanaian DJ Sly signed on to U.S. based PR firm JMK Publicist". www.ghanaweb.com.
  6. Mawuli, David. "DJ Sly: Ghanaian DJ signs new deal with U.S. based PR firm JMK Publicist".
  7. https://www.modernghana.com/entertainment/46795/dj-sly-set-new-record-as-the-first-ghanaian-dj-to-release-an.html
  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aky62ZTeqM
  9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aky62ZTeqM
  10. https://soundcloud.com/officialdjsly/po-shi-ruff-feat-dammy-krane/likes
  11. http://www.ghanaclassic.com/dj-sly-designer-ft-airboy-prod-by-reelzbeat/
  12. http://www.ghxclusives.com/dj-sly-ft-dammy-krane-its-me-prod-by-kennywonder/
  13. https://soundcloud.com/officialdjsly/all-good-feat-flowking-stone
  14. http://www.dcleakers.com/dj-sly-feat-tinny-adiza-prod-by-marcel/
  15. https://soundcloud.com/iamdjsly/dj-sly-africa-to-the-world-mixtape
  16. https://soundcloud.com/iamdjsly/rollup-africa-mixtape-mixed-by-unstoppable-dj-sly
  17. Ntumy, Elorm Kojo. "Unstoppable DJ Sly to release new mixtape - Graphic Online". www.graphic.com.gh.
  18. https://ameyawdebrah.com/tim-westwood-nominated-2014-ghana-dj-awards-see-full-list-nominees/
  19. http://www.pulse.com.gh/entertainment/music/ghana-dj-awards-2015-check-out-the-full-list-of-nominees-id3403221.html
  20. http://www.pulse.com.gh/entertainment/music/ghana-dj-awards-2015-check-out-the-full-list-of-nominees-id3403221.html
  21. http://www.pulse.com.gh/entertainment/music/ghana-dj-awards-2015-check-out-the-full-list-of-nominees-id3403221.html
  22. http://ghanadjawards.org/ghana-dj-awards-2016-official-nominees-list/
  23. https://www.nydjlive.com/ghana-dj-awards-2017-full-list-of-nominees/
  24. https://www.nydjlive.com/ghana-dj-awards-2017-full-list-of-nominees/
  25. https://www.nydjlive.com/ghana-dj-awards-2017-full-list-of-nominees/


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