Sodamola Oluseye Desmond is a multiple award-winning DJ, record
producer, song writer and one of Africa’s most successful & celebrated
Disc Jockey. He is popularly known as DJ Spinall also known as Top
Boy & TheCAP. He grew up in Lagos, born June 2nd as third child from
a family of five. He started calling himself Spinall in 2003 which as the
name implies signifies a DJ who plays all genre of music i.e. he is not
restricted to any specific genre.
His style of play has been tagged by many as ‘fearless’ as a result of his
ability to bring all kinds of music in one play list, a feat that has
differentiated him from the rest and won him recognition and several
Unlike many, DJ Spinall didn’t opt out from school to pursue his passion
of becoming a DJ, but rather, after his B.Sc. in electrical and electronics
engineering, he attended several DJ schools both at home and abroad
where he perfected his craft.
DJ Spinall created a style edge to his outfit known as TheCAP, tracing
his roots back to his culture. TheCAP, which fans tags as
“TheCrazyAzzParty” has since then been his brand power and identity.
Ever since then a lot of party lovers have been seen wearing similar Caps
In 2014, DJ Spinall launched TheCAPMusic, a record label/management
company. In the following year he signed Killertunes & Stunna as
producers to the TheCAPMusic. The label has been the most sort after
music production company in Nigeria. TheCAPMusic has produced some
of the biggest hit songs in Africa including – Nowo – DJ Spinall, Yeba –
Kiss Daniel, Manya – Mutay & Wizkid, Fake Love – Wizkid & Duncan
mighty, Baba – DJ Spinall, Bobo – Davido & Mayorkun, Motigbana –
Olamide just to mention a few.
DJ Spinall is first African DJ to perform at the SXSW festival in Austin,
Texas United and also first Nigerian DJ to tour 6 Cities in the United
States including New York, Miami, Houston Texas, Austin, Washington
Spinall’s past radio experiences includes Beat FM, Ray power FM Lagos,
Eko FM and several other around the world.
In 2015, DJ Spinall became the first African DJ to be endorsed by any
international brand. He is the official brand ambassador for Smirnoff.
This contract has been renewed four times.
On October 28th 2015, DJ Spinall released his debut album titled ‘My
Story’ featuring some of the biggest names in African music including
2face Idibia, Mafikizolo, Burna Boy, M.I, Yemi Alade, Timaya, Ice
Prince and many more. Including record-breaking hits like Gba Gbe e,
Money, Pepe Dem, Excuse Me.
In the following year precisely on October 10th 2016, DJ Spinall released
his sophomore album titled TEN. Industry veterans have described the
album as one of the best albums of the year. DJ Spinall expressed his
production skills by producing the most songs on the album. The TEN
track album features Davido, Patoranking, Sauti Sol & Mr. Eazi among
many others. The widely accepted album features hit singles like
“Package” ft. Davido & “Ohema” ft. Mr. Eazi.
DJ Spinall’s third studio album DREAMS dropped on October 8th 2017
featuring the biggest names in African music including Wizkid, Davido,
Tekno, Mr. Eazi, Simi, Ycee, Niniola and many more.
In 2018, DJ Spinall was announced as Pepsi DJ brand ambassador. He is
currently featured on the new Pepsi world cup campaign ad.
Also in 2018, DJ Spinall Toured 11 Cities In the United States of
America, 3 Cities in South Africa. He headlined and sold out shows
around the world including in Uganda, Marbella, Spain, Stockholm,
Togo, Congo, Portugal, Ghana. He also performed in one of Canada’s
biggest event Centre Rebels . This particular tour has been regarded as one
of the most successful tour by any African artist.
DJ Spinall released his ”4th” studio album Iyanu featuring Wizkid,
Davido, Burna Boy and many more, the album featured one of the
biggest songs of 2018 – NOWO, the biggest and most viewed song by
any DJ in Nigeria till date with heavy impact on Rihanna, Naomi
Campbell, Karol G, Diddy and so on.
It featured yet another smash hit Baba featuring Kiss Daniel. It made it to
MTV’s Top 20 songs of 2018.
He Signed an International Record Deal with Atlantic Records UK, first
by any DJ in Nigeria also Signed a publishing Deal with Warner
Coming off the success of his first release in 2019 -What do you see ft.
Kojo Funds, Spinall came back with 2 smash Hit track, ‘Dis Love’
featuring Wizkid & Tiwa Savage – Africa’s finest, ‘EDI’, featuring
popular Nigerian artist, Reminisce and 1 worldwide remix of Sean Paul’s
When it comes to love. All 4 songs which received over 90,000,000
streams across platforms, was one of the biggest hits of the summer.
With a number of big singles, awards, and continuing to open up new
grounds for DJs from the African continent, he has further pushed the
boundary for what an African DJ can achieve, He recently just took his
annual Lagos concert tagged “Party of Your Dreams” on the road making
first stop in London. He serenaded his UK fans with an electrifying 5-
hour performance at London’s famous nightlife hub – XOYO! This will
be the first by any Nigerian DJ.
This Summer Spinall was the only Nigerian that performed at The
Glastonbury Festival on the Silver Hayes stage to over 20,000 people.
This was the first performance by a Nigerian DJ at Glastonbury, the
largest greenfield festival in the world. He also performed at The Ends
festival, a music and food festival in Croydon alongside Nas, Wizkid and
Damian Marley across three days to over 15,000 music lovers this
summer inside south London’s Lloyd Park.