Dayo Adeneye, a Prolific, Creative, Skillful, Exceptionally  talented  radio and TV presenter and music producer,  is the music producer and entertainment entrepreneur who founded the record label, Kennis Music with Kenny Ogungbe in 2000.

Born  Adedayo Olumide Adeneye,  on  March 23, 1960 at Odogbolu, Ogun State, West- ern Nigeria. “D1” as he’s famously called and Kenny “Keke” Ogungbe have been partners in revolutionizing the Nigerian entertainment indutstry since their return from America in 1996.

Dayo Adeneye had his secondary education at the Federal School of Arts and Science in Victoria Island, Lagos. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Southern University, Illinois, and a Master’s degree in Mass Communication.

He earned good living working in America and taught English and Mathematics in a college. With the entertainment program co-presented with Kenny Ogungbe in DAAR Communication’s Africa Independent Television (AIT), the two became famous. From there, Dayo and his friend delved into the entertainment business, making significant marks in the Nigerian music industry.

 A graduate  of the prestigious Southern State University  of New  Orleans,  USA, where he  bagged a  Bsc degree in Business Administratio and later Master’s degree in  Mass Communication,  majorly in Radio and Television Productions  from  Southern  University,  Baton, Rouge  in the USA. D1 began his entertainment career in d late 90s with the record label, Kennis Music, which he formed alongside his close friend and partner, Kenny Ogungbe, shortly after their return from his studies abroad.

Returning to Nigeria in 1996, he served as non Exe. Director at Raypower Communication PLC.  The media star alongside Kenny charted a new  historic course in the Nigeria’s music evolution, including taking Nigerian music to the Grammys. The  duo also hosted the music  programme, AIT Jamz in the late 90s, later becoming Primetime Jamz on NTA. Dayo and Kenny have also built  on  their  careers to  become  fathers and mentors to many music celebrities in Nigeria, including the likes of Remedies (Eedris, Brown and Tetuila), Sound Sultan, 2Face Idibia (producing his first two solo albums), Golde and Oritse Femi among many others.

D1, as a Prolific, Creative, Skillful, Exept- ionally  talented  radio and TV presenter and music producer, he and his partner, Kenny have also played  a vital role in the growth and devopment of the industry through Kennis Music platform  by being a pillar and inspiration to many  of the up-coming Nigerian  artistes in the areas  of production and promotion of various music, with many looking up to them as not only fathers, but, role models in and entertainment indutstry. Moreova, the innovative  ideas and touch they brought with Nigeria’s first  24-hour radio broadcast with RayPower FM, heralded  a new all-round the clock culture, that later  became the standard for local radio broadcast  in Nigeria. 

Dayo and Kenny have equally made several appeances at world events  and concerts like the Grammy and KORA Awards. 

DI, a former Ogun  State Commissioner of Information and Strategy between  2015 – 2019, is also the co-CEO, Primetime Entertanment from 2001 which is prized as Nigeria’s  best  entertainment  radio and TV program with African entertainment perspective.