Popular Jamaican singer and songwriter Orville Thomas, better known by his stage name Da’Ville, has thrown his support behind Africa’s biggest DJ event, the annual Ghana DJ Awards Festival.
The Jamaican reggae act who produced the hit song “Always on my mind” congratulated Merqury Republic, organizers of the festival for creating such a remarkable initiative to change the face of Disc Jockeying and the promotion of music in Africa.
“A big congratulations to Merqury Republic, organizers of the Ghana DJ Awards, Africa’s Biggest DJ Event”, he said in a viral video.
He further applauded the works of Disc Jockeys in Ghana and beyond. “Big ups to all the DJs in Ghana and Africa as a whole for your great works and pushing music beyond boundaries”, the singer added.
The Ghana DJ Awards Festival, powered by Joy Entertainment, is an annual celebration which recognizes, empowers and rewards DJs and other creatives. As part of its line-up of activities, the festival will be hosting hundreds of DJs and other creatives on October 15, 2022, at the Accra Tourists Information Centre for the Ghana DJ Clinic, an educational curation of the awards scheme.
On Monday, October 10, 2022, organizers released nominees for the 28 categories which saw last year’s Best DJ of the Year Winner, DJ Vyrusky, bagging the highest nominations for 7 categories.
The 10th edition of the Ghana DJ Awards is scheduled to take place at the Silver Star Towers in Accra on November 5, 2022 at 8pm.