Philly Lydia Ojallah alias Aisher had truthful arrived in Nairobi, two weeks ago, when she obtained some worthwhile files.
She had been nominated because the Simplest African DJ in Germany on the African Neighborhood in Germany Awards, one in every of the coveted annual awards in Europe.
Aisher, who become born in Migori County, says she relocated to Germany after the 2007/ 2008 Kenya publish-election violence.
“I had truthful cleared my Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) assessments at Oyugi Ogango High College in Rongo, Migori County when violence broke out.
“It become essentially monstrous. I noticed other folks death and peoples’ property razed down. With the serve of my family and chums, I went to Germany to leer greener pastures,” she said.
She said that she become hosted by a family buddy, nonetheless after awhile, they really useful her to cross out.
“I become in a monstrous home. I become pressured out and I contemplated suicide. I become hospitalised and I become diagnosed with despair.
“Luckily, after I become discharged, a Ugandan buddy linked me with an entrepreneur who become running a restaurant. I landed a waitress job and that is the save my love for tune grew,” she said.
“By the diminutive money I become making, I enrolled for a scientific course and in about two years, I become certified to operate after completing my Geriatric Pills studies.”
Aisher said she learnt the ideal technique to deejay and some years later, she had mastered the art. In 2014, she sold her first tools and landed her first predominant gig, a White Celebration in Berlin. Here’s what jumpstarted her occupation.
Aisher won the DJ Strive in opposition to in Germany in 2016, an annual nationwide competition for DJs.
The next year, she become awarded the Simplest Newcomer DJ in Germany and also the Simplest DJ in Northern Germany.
In 2019, she scooped the VDJ and DJ awards throughout the Annual South African DJ Awards that aspects absolute best entertainment acts of African foundation from internationally.
And now, the African Neighborhood in Germany Awards that celebrates and recognises eminent achievements of Africans in diversified fields in Germany is one more crown for the passionate tune lover, who juggles her scientific occupation with engaging her fans.
She is optimistic that she is going to take the award, the save she has been pitted in opposition to fellow Kenyan DJ, DJ Buuchezo, DJ Ajazz from Ghana and DJs Selekta Adi and Peace Boy Cham VybzBoss each from Gambia.
“The files of my nomination excite me. I am happy that folks are recognising my exhausting work and my efforts. It also shows that anybody can carry out it despite their tribe or fatherland,” she said.
Aisher has hosted top African tune acts comparable to Davido, Diamond, Flavour and Otile Brown in Germany.
She is renowned in the entertainment circles in Berlin.
“My consult with right here has taught me plenty. I am shy that folks right here recognise the work I am doing back in Germany.
“The reception has been worthwhile and I unquestionably had been taking half in in various entertainment spots. I thought to lengthen the tour to Uganda and Tanzania sooner than I trail away by the stop of the month,” she said.
Using her have an effect on, Aisha has been campaigning in opposition to human rights abuse. This, she said, is a discipline conclude to her coronary heart as it’s some distance the motive she went to Germany after the 2008 publish election violence.