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How ‘Battle of the Beats’ grand finale went down – PHOTOS


Smirnoff deejaying competition, Battle of The Beats finally came to an end on Saturday night with the coronation of DJ Roudge as the winner.

DJ Roudge came tops in a battle against two other finalists, The Twin DJ and DJ Zack the Mestro.

All three played to a lively crowd at Uhuru Gardens with each of them showcasing their A game.

Smirnoff Battle of the Beats winner DJ Roudge on spins the decks during the competition's grand finale at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi. PHOTO | THOMAS MATIKO
Smirnoff Battle of the Beats winner DJ Roudge on spins the decks during the competition’s grand finale at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi. PHOTO | THOMAS MATIKO

Each of the three DJs had five minutes on the decks to wow the attentive crowd and become the ultimate winner.

DJ Roudge was clearly the fans’ favorite, as he sent them into frenzy with his mastery mix of different genres of music.

However, it was his hip hop mix set that received huge applause from the crowd to set a benchmark for his rivals.

Smirnoff Battle of the Beats winner DJ Roudge (center) with KBL Head of Spirits Ms Ann Joy Muhoro (left) and KBL Head of International Spirits Ms Wanjiku Njonjo. PHOTO | THOMAS MATIKO
Smirnoff Battle of the Beats winner DJ Roudge (center) with KBL Head of Spirits Ms Ann Joy Muhoro (left) and KBL Head of International Spirits Ms Wanjiku Njonjo. PHOTO | THOMAS MATIKO

As the night progressed, Zack the Maestro was declared the runners up with The Twin Dj finishing at first runners up.

For his victory, DJ Roudge was rewarded with a full Deejay deck set and a one-year contact as Capital FM DJ.

The competition drew a total of 19 contestants from across the country.