Thomas Amar-Aigbe is his real name but widely and fondly known as DJ Sose. He is a popularly known talented and award-winning Nigerian-Hungarian Disc Jockey and singer.
DJ Sose is from a musically gifted family from Edo state. His genre of music is Afrobeat and Pop. His music label is Gray Tiger Entertainment.
DJ Sose was born on June 5, 1981 in Ibadan to a Nigerian father and a Hungarian Mother. He grew up in Ibadan where he had his primary and secondary education respectively. He later moved to Europe country.
DJ Sose obtained a Diploma in Film & Video Production at Cavendish College and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems at the University of Hertfordshire both in London.
His Entertainment Career
Dj Sose worked briefly in a European IT company before he made a full career in music.
The tattooed face Nigerian DJ explained to Sunday Scoop that he had issues with standing out when he started his career and as such decided to tattoo his face.
According to him, “My face tattoo is my trademark– a marketing strategy to make me stand out. In the beginning, when I started, I kept getting mixed up with another DJ who was also mixed race and looked like me. We had similar mixing styles too. I had to figure out a way to stand out from the crowd. This is my calling card. You can forget my name but you can never forget my face.”
DJ Sose has in recent years made a big name for himself in the music industry. He has performed at various top events, corporate gigs, night clubs and many more both within Nigeria and beyond.
The talented entertainer has been exposed to various genres of music ranging from Afro-beats to jazz, classical, hip-hop, rock and even EDM.
He also performed at the finals of the edition of the Big Brother Naija reality tv show.
DJ Sose’s Songs
Aside being a DJ, Sose has good number of hit songs to his credit including:
• Natasha (featuring Mr Raw, Deolu Shogon and General Pipe).
• Arike (featuring Ade Piper and Deolu Shogon).
Awards and Nominations
DJ Sose has won a good number of awards in his music career, some and most recent of which are:
• 2008/2009 Best World DJ Nominee at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
• 2009 Nominee for Best Male DJ Of The Year at BEFFTA Awards.
• Performing Arts at the Creative Industry Awards 2011
• FAB Awards DJ Of The Yr Nominee (2011)
• The 9th position by Channel O in the “Top Ten This Week” for the “Top 10 Most Turnt Up DJs in Africa”
• 2012 Nominee for Best DJ at the Nigerian Radio Awards.
His Personal Life
In May 2018, DJ Sose happily got married to his longtime girlfriend, Olamide.
As would be expected, the traditional marriage was well attended family members colleagues and friends. However, DJ Sose shocked the world by removing his tattoos during their traditional marriage but fixed them back during the white wedding.
His Net Worth
DJ Sose has made tremendous achievement in the Nigerian entertainment industry with an estimated net worth of about $550,000 dollars.
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