Electronic dance

How I introduce Afro EDM, Afro Progressive into the music industry —DJ Karlifornia

It’s been another winning time for Nigerian-born, Atlanta-based disc jockey Chinenye Carl Okafor, also known as DJ Karlifornia, as his newly introduced genres of music called Afro EDM and Afro Progressive gradually progress into awareness of many musics. lovers all over the world.

With several attempts to push his craft and break into the music scene, who attended pampers private school, DJ Karlifornia started his career in various popular celebrity clubs in Calabar, Nigeria and continued his career in the Lagos State where he worked with Metro 97.7. FM (Radio Nigeria).

Now considered one of the most important and highly rated disc jockeys in the United States, the award-winning artist says his ability to mix Afrobeat, EDM and Trap Music earned him the name The Remix God in Atlanta. , in Mexico and beyond. .

Talking about how his career has evolved over the years, Dj Kalifornia said he took a leap of faith and moved to Los Angeles, California where he managed to maintain a permanent appearance at the switchboard and bars from the library.

According to him, he has now become a force to be reckoned with at top clubs in Atlanta such as Vice Lounge, Evangadi, Josephine, Eleven 45, Living Room Lounge, Blu Lagoon, adding that being a radio host for Be100RadioAfrica, also greatly contributed. to its rapid rise.

After acquiring a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Calabar, he also earned an associate bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University in computer auditing and cybersecurity, he added that he has carved out a place in the entertainment business with his gifted fingers. the bridge.

“I’m happy to now be seen as the curator of a new genre called ‘Afro EDM’ and ‘Afro Progressive’, which actually isn’t popular, but is quickly becoming popular among music enthusiasts and the best musical artists. I will continue to work hard to show the world that I have what it takes to be the king of the next generation world class deejays.