Masterkraft is a Nigerian and a sensational Disc Jocker and producer and one of the best Disc jockeys in Nigerian music industry. He is always rated as one of Nigerian best DJs such as DJ Jimmy Jatt. He was the producer of “Ukwu” a popular song by Timaya ft Flavour and “Fine lady” by Lynxxx ft Wizkid. He is very famous in the industry for his special crafts. This article is focused more on Masterkraft biography, his record labels, his music studio, and Masterkraft’s net worth.
DJ MasterKraft real name is Sunday Ginikachukwu Nweke. He was born on June 28 in Ajegunle, a famous town in Nigeria’s Lagos State. He had his primary and secondary education also in Lagos State at the United Christian secondary school, Apapa. When he grew up, Sunday wielded a lot of educational prowess as he wanted to become an accountant. He came out first position in a Common Entrance Examination of the entire Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government. This resulted in the government offering him a scholarship to continue his education. His poorly educated parents, who did not understand what scholarship meant, sadly refused it, frustrating Masterkraft’s dreams of becoming an accountant.
In order to make a living, Masterkraft had to hawk sachet-water, tissue paper and other foodstuffs on the street. He served for many years as a houseboy only to survive. He struggled at an early age and found joy in playing the piano he learned at the age of 11. He played music so he could keep himself happy and going. In his synagogue, “Cherubim and Seraphim or White garment church,” Masterkraft improved his skills and that created a sign of hope.
Masterkraft is one of the best record producers in Nigerian music industry. He is a disc jockey, pianist, band director, and songwriter. He early mastered piano and at a young age began making music for himself. Masterkraft became a professional music record producer when he started working with Kennis Music.
Masterkraft friends won a group competition at “Star Quest” after that, they went to Masterkraft to produce for them after Kennis music had signed them into his label. Masterkraft was finally signed by Kenny Ogungbe, the owner of Kennis music in 2009. Masterkraft has been working its way into success. His breakthrough in the Nigerian music industry came when he began working at Empire Mates Entertainment with M.I and Banky. He worked with Empire Mates Entertainment and coached Empire Mates Entertainment in their vocals, having signed artists like Skales and Wizkid. Masterkraft’s came to spotlight through Banky W, when Banky W sponsored his first appearance on a national daily. Masterkraft so far has worked with top Nigerian artists such as J. Martins, Jaywon, Stella Damascus, Capital F.E.M.I, Sammie Okposo, Bracket, Sound Sultan, Flavour, and Timaya, including international act, Busta Rhymes.
Its interesting to know that, Masterkraft is currently the CEO of Mastetkraft Beats. His music signature remains “Masterkraft on the beat”. He was the one that produced Flavour’s “Power to Win” which Glo, a telecom company, used at 2014 World Cup campaign to support Nigeria Super Eagles. “Power to win” was also licensed amongst the soundtrack for American Idol Season 14 (2015).In 2015, Coke Studio (Season 3), Masterkraft was among the commissioned guest producers of the show. Masterkraft is ranked by several reputable statistics among the top 10 Music Producers in Nigeria. Confirmed sources have it that for a single production of a track Masterkraft charges a total of 500,000 Naira. He is still signed in record labels including;
- Universal Music (PTY) Ltd.
Masterkraft Nominations and Awards
Masterkraft was nominated in the 2013 Nigerian Entertainment Awards as “Music Producer of the Year.” He was nominated on The Headies as “Producer of the Year” in 2015. Masterkraft won the awards below;
- Music Producer of the year – City People Entertainment Awards, 2015.
- Music Producer of the year – at Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2016.
Masterkraft net worth
Masterkraft is a Nigerian DJ and one of the famous one who owns a record studio of bis own in Nigeria. Masterkraft’s net worth is an estimated $1.6million.