As afrobeat continues to grow more popular and is fast crossing over into mainstream pop circuits we have to shed our spotlight on some of the DJ's at the forefront of the Afrobeat revolution, London Based Dj Neptizzle Is of Vietnamese Origin and is also one of the leading Afrobeat Dj's with an ever increasing multitude of followers in africa and the UK.
Dj Neptizzle aka Michael Hung Nguyen was born in North London and grew up in Hackney in East London. He started his dj life on the turntables with Grime records at 16, building up his musical and dj knowledge, he also studied music production at University
In 2007 he discovered African Music and started getting into the Afrobeat which was begining to take off in a big way and move into mainstream He started experimenting and Djing with popular afrobeat songs from West Africa mainly Nigeria and Ghana, playing at private functions and gigs the response was overwhelming and the crowds could not get enough of his beats, within weeks he had been booked to play at a night Club and since then has gone from strengh to strength establishing himself on the London Club circuit as a reliable multi talented Dj
He regularly travels round the UK to play at gigs and universities building up a massive following and becoming recognised as one of the top djs on the UK Afro beat scene. In 2010 he started to become a familiar face on Ghanaian music scene playing at hall parties to the young and older generations, he performed at major Ghanaian and Nigerian events in the UK such as Ghana Independence, Ghana in the park,and The Nigerian Independence celebrations as well as playing at the London’s world famous club, Ministry Of Sound. He also regularly travels to Ghana and performing to huge audiences and establishing himself as a major name over there.
As well as his energetic club sets dj Neptizzle also supplies his fans with free Afro beats mix cds packed with clever mixes and the latest tunes keeping listeners up to date with new music. The success of his Mix CDs have seen him hand out over 2000 CD's and over 10,000 Internet downloads.