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RTV’s Moto Moto DJ tells his journey to success

While most kids dream of being doctors, pilots, engineers, lawyers and all, introvert Deejay Kelvin alias Alinatwe Kelvin dreamt of spinning and mixing jams, something that one could say is contrary to his personality.

Kelvin’s dream was born whilst on his visit in Kampala, Uganda where he had gone to visit his relatives and ended up going to a club.

DJ Kelvin during a show at BK Arena

Despite the fact that the Deejaying profession is looked down on in Rwanda, on his return, Kelvin decided to follow his dream by joining Scratch Music Academy in 2012 and by the time he finished his courses, he was a professional Deejay.

At the academy, Kelvin nurtured a number of deejays’ talent who later on became prominent for a period of six years. This motivated him to start an academy of his own in 2020 (Innovation DJ Academy found in Kigali-Muhima, Nyarugenge district).

DJ Kelvin doing what he does best on Moto Moto-RTV

His career started when he started playing at famous clubs like: Le Must, Legacy Lounge in Hotel des Mille Colline, Papyrus and media houses like Radio Flash and Family TV.

To date, DJ Kelvin still runs his academy in addition to playing at famous Moto Moto that airs on RTV every Saturday from 10:30pm to 12:30 pm.

The talented deejay urges parents to support their children who have a passion for the profession as its a decent career that can sustain one’s life. “One can be able to pay his/her bills out of being a DJ and with time, gigs from other countries can come in which implies an increase in income“, Kelvin says.

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