From Las Vegas,Los Angeles,New Jersey, Kansas, Ohio, to Atlanta, Djayslim has ignited audiences with his caribbean, funk, cumbia fusion beats. Since 2001 this Kenya-born sound maestro has blared caffeinated rythms from dance hall speakers, inspiring his audiences to shymie and shake. Starting with his love for international flare, Djslim delivers caribean top 40 and mainstream hiphop and R&B in one clear groove. Based in Oakland | San Francisco CA, Djayslim has appearanced at W HOTEL, Marriott Hotel, NEWYORK & COMPANY, JOHNSON & JOHNSON, Commodore Cruise, And, he is fresh from a one year residency at KPFA radio in Berkeley, CA. He has shared the stage with Snoop Dogg and YG and such caribbean talents as Tarrus Riley, Konshens, Mr Vegas, Movado, Collie Buddz, Gramps Morgan, Cecile, and Serani, Kranium and Afrobeat artists P square(Nigeria), Longombas(Kenya), Timaya(Nigeria), Sauti Sol, Nonini (Kenya), Bracket(Nigeria), Alikiba(Tanzania), Linah(Tanzania), Indiginas(california Kenya), JuaCali(Kenya), Sarkodie (Ghana).

Djayslim is available for private parties and corporate events–from intimate gatherings to full scale events. Call for a party guaranteed to inspire with international beats from EDM, Top40, Latin to Afrobeat or work with Djslim to tailor music to your style.

“When I dj, I see how diifferent sounds make people move and take them to a whole new world.”

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Events featuring DJAYSLIM

Mar 17, 2017
8:00pm — 10:00pm
Presented by
PXP Festival
Oakland, CA
Afro Pop