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    DJ Switch

    LABEL: Sony Music
    Nigeria
    Full Name: Obianuju Catherine Udeh
    D.O.B: 26th Of April, 1984

    Biography

    Obianuju Catherine Udeh, professionally known as DJ Switch, is a Nigerian DJ, songwriter and musician who emerged as the winner of the first edition of The Glo X Factor in 2013 at the age of 29. She is the last of eight children, from Udi in Enugu State, a Geology graduate from University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State and now a professional DJ.

    Early life

    DJ Switch was born to Nigerian parents and grew up in warri, a city in South-South Nigeria, Delta state. Her father is late and she’s the last of eight children, she is a Geology graduate from University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

    Education

    DJ Switch graduated from the University of Port Harcourt Rivers state in Nigeria

    Career

    DJ Switch first earned attention when her group, Da Pulse, emerged as the winner of the 2009 edition of reality music competition, Star Quest. They further went on to release a hit song tittled, So Tey, and featured American rapper, Busta Rhymes in the remix. Her career fully kicked off after she emerged the winner of the maiden and only edition of the Glo X-Factor in 2013. She was signed into a record deal with Sony Music as part of the prizes for the emergence, as the winner of the glo X factor been endorsed by Peter Okoye’s P-Classic Records.

    On 20 October 2020, DJ switch live streamed the aftermath of the Lekki Massacre. In the video, they attempted to remove a bullet from the leg of a man who was shot, tying a Nigerian flag around his leg.

    DJ Switch was granted asylum in Canada in November 2020 after the incident of the Lekki Massacre in which her Instagram live streamed video which helped to expose the murders of innocent Nigerian citizens perpetrated by the Nigerian military, led to several death threats on her life from unknown parties connected to the Nigerian government.

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