dj maxx

DJ Maxx Makau is an international talent in every sense of the word.


While in Ann Arbor, Maxx quickly caught the attention of club owners and he was able to land residencies at the hottest nightclubs including Rush Street, and Lena, where he hosted a long running international music and reggae night. DJ Maxx has always had a keen ability to rock private events. He specializes in weddings. “I truly love seeing the joy on the couple’s faces when that special day arrives. There’s no better feeling than helping people create and navigate their musical landscape.”

DJ Maxx Makau enjoys playing basketball, doing projects around the house, and spending time with his wife and 2 children. He also enjoys searching for new music from all corners of the world in order to use in his sets.


Maxx has DJ’d on 3 continents and in 4 countries. Simply put, he is one of the most well rounded DJ’s you will ever experience. Maxx was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Now a naturalized US Citizen, he does travel back to Kenya on occasion to DJ at the invite of his childhood friends and / or the local promoters.

He received a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Pune College in India. While in India he polished his skills by DJing events on campus. Maxx moved to Philadelphia in 2004 and then in 2006 Maxx had the opportunity to come to Ann Arbor, Michigan.