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#FireontheMixer2019: Raising Next Generation of Superstar DJs in Nigeria!

#FireontheMixer 2019 edition is here again bigger and better!!

Are you an aspiring DJ? Have you been dreaming of a successful career in DJing or You are already a performing DJ but need a platform to project what your craft on a global level??

If yes to these above questions, Fire on the Mixer contest is for you!

According to Mr Collins Cokco, the Founder/Initiator, #FireontheMixer- DJ Contest, in an exclusive interview with Dotunroy.com, “#FireontheMixer 2019 is the third Edition, after we had successfully hosted 2 editions of the DJ Contest in Abuja. Our able team were able to identify key challenges and gap we’ve had in the past contests and addressed these gaps. Hence, this year edition will be Information Technology driven”

Cokco added that the introduction of this IT driven solution is to put the contest on the global stage. This has made the platform a new model of the DJ Contest with international best practice.

Top Benefits

The following are top benefits with the new IT driven Model of the #FireontheMixer Platform:

· Host DJ contests online and the system has an amazing voting, registration and rating system.

· Accommodate more DJs that want to participate in a DJ contest, including new entrants across the country. 

· Expose all participating DJs including their skills, concept and ideology to millions of Nigerians.

· Fill the long lasted vacuum “Online active DJ forum” for Nigerian DJs

· So serve as a medium to generate extra income for DJs by allowing people in need of DJ services to easily reach them in just a click. 

· Expose up and coming stars millions of Nigerians


1st prize: Pioneer DJ DDJ-SB3 DJ CONTROLLER+N300,000; 

2nd prize: Laptop+N100,000 

3rd prize:  Three Channel Scratch Mixer+50,000 

How to Register

To apply, visit www.DJplaycloud.com, go the menu,

Click on “DJ contests” select “fireonthemixer 2019”

Click “enroll” to enter the contest. Create account or log in if you have one already, registration cost N5,000.

After registration, log into your portal, update your profile, and then upload your 2mins video mix for the contest (max 10mb). You are also free to upload your DJ mix through sound cloud link and it will be listed under “DJ mix” on the platform. 

DJ registration starts on the 15th July and ends 15th August, 2019 Voting starts 16th August and ends on 20th October, 2019

The best 10 DJs will be selected from the platform to perform at the Grand Finale in Abuja in November 2019.

Grand Finale Stage 1 

All 10 finalists will be given 2 rounds to compete. Each round gives the finalists 3 minutes each to perform in front of a panel of Judges and crowd. The best five DJs will be selected after round 2 to go to Finals.

Grand Finale Stage 2 

The final 5 contestants shall be given an initial 5 minutes each to perform live in front of five Judges and crowd. After this round they shall all be allowed to perform for 1 minute each.

The best three are selected by the judges and declared as winners coming in 1st, 2nd and 3rd for FIREONTHEMIXER 2019 and 2 outstanding performances will also get special awards. 

Finally, the 5 Judges will be made up of DJs and entertainment professionals who  have been in the industry actively for a minimum of 20 years.

By News Editor

Our News Editor, Muyiwa is an information management expert and Development Blogger with more than a decade experience in investigative reporting and journalism. He is passionate about human angle stories to all social issues in Nigeria and Africa.