*DJ* Sir Jay Boogie

DJ Sir Jay Boogie began DJing in sixth grade.  He mastered blending, mixing and scratching at an early age because in his neighborhood it was the “thing” to do. Boog grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and spent his high school years living between Alabama and California. By twelfth grade, Jay was DJing high school functions and other local area events.  While attending Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, he was an intern for Radio One.  By the time that situation turned into an employment opportunity, Jay was bitten be the “DJ” bug again.

 

Sir Jay Boogie began DJing professionally in 1998.  Since then, he has moved crowds, while performing for numerous event promoters and organizations at clubs, comedy shows, step shows, festivals, fund-raisers, corporate events, college parties, wedding receptions, etc.  Some of the cities he has performed in are Atlanta, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Memphis, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Indianapolis, Des Moines, Louisville, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

 

DJ Sir Jay Boogie has opened up for and/or played along side of Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Keith Murray, 8 Ball & MJG, Slum Village, Chubb Rock, Dana Dane, Kid ‘N Play, Poor Righteous Teachers, Pinc Gator, Elevator Jay, Roxanne Shante, Yo-Yo, Lady of Rage, Mia X, Khia, Rasheeda (VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta), Shaunie O’Neal, Omarosa, Esther Baxter, Big Lez (Leslie Segar), Michel’le, Teairra Mari, Sunshine Anderson and Anthony Hamilton.  That list also includes comedy standouts Dave Chappelle, Tony Rock, Joe Torry, Kim Whitley, Pierre, Shang, Spike Davis, Dominique, Roland (Lil’ Duval), Leon Rogers, Lavell Crawford, Preston “Bo P” Barnes, Flo Hernandez, Lacita “Sweet Baby Kita” Cromer and Michael Blackson, aka, The African King of Comedy.  Boogie has been blessed with the opportunity to spin parties for Mary J. Blige, Ronnie Laws, New Edition, John Legend and former Cincinnati Bengal, Tim McGhee.  In addition, Boog has been heard opening up parties for Kid Capri, DJ Dimepiece, DJ Bandcamp, Mad Linx, DJ Mankind, twice for DJ Green Lantern, and three times for Biz Markie (Rest In Peace).

 

The cornerstone of DJ Sir Jay Boogie’s successful “LIVE” open format performances and highly sought after mixes are his vast knowledge of music which includes, but is not limited to, Rap, R&B, Old School, Reggae, Dancehall, Afro Beat, Go-Go, Zydeco, EDM, House, Salsa, Reggaeton, Rock, Top 40, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Country Western and Gospel.  This wide range of musical genres, coupled with the gift of accurately reading diverse crowds/audiences, a valuable DJ fundamental that he has mastered, makes hiring DJ Sir Jay Boogie one of the soundest decisions for your next event.