On Saturday night, Ghanaian Disc Jockey Lord OTB claimed a slice of history as he won the most coveted best ‘DJ of the Year’ category at the 2023 Guinness Ghana DJ Awards.
The Disc Jockey, whose real name is Lord Barnes, made history by becoming the first DJ to dethrone the five-time winner, DJ Vyrusky.
The esteemed DJ faced fierce competition from industry stalwarts such as DJ Nyce, DJ Mac Tonto, DJ Sly, and DJ Faculty but stood out as the ultimate winner.
In addition to the DJ of the Year honour, DJ Lord OTB also bagged the ‘Mixtape of the Year’ and ‘Best Southern Zone DJ’ awards.
His dedication, creativity, and years of hard work have solidified his position as a trailblazer in the DJing scene.
The event also recognized other notable DJs, including The Mask DJ as Female DJ of the Year, DJ Bridash from Hitz FM as Record Promoter of the Year, and honoured the legendary DJ Lucy Banini, aka Maa Luu, with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The 2023 Guinness Ghana DJ Awards, held at the Grand Arena on November 25, witnessed electrifying performances from renowned musicians such as Shatta Wale, Dope Nation, Abiana, Keche, and Zigi, creating an unforgettable night of music and celebration.
— Guinness Ghana DJ Awards Festival (@ghanadjawards) November 26, 2023
About DJ Lord OTB
DJ Lord OTB, with almost a decade of experience, began his career as the official DJ of the Live Breakfast Club on Live 91.9fm, further solidifying his presence in Ghana’s nightlife scene.
Over the past year, he has participated in some of Ghana’s most prominent shows and concerts, including the S Concert, Ghana Meets Naija, and MTN Pulse campus activations. Notably, he embarked on a tour of Rwanda, Uganda, and Mauritius with Magnom earlier this year, showcasing excellence in their respective fields and proudly representing Ghana.
In 2016, he earned the title of Best Campus DJ at the Ghana Tertiary Awards. DJ Lord has collaborated with various artists, including Feli Nuna, Magnom, Darko Vibes, Lord Paper, Frank P, Edem and more.
DJ Lord OTB’s triumph marks a significant milestone in his illustrious career, cementing his status as one of Ghana’s best DJs.