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THE BOOM BAP NASHVILLE: FEATURING DJ EXCEL (EVENT RECAP)

THE BOOM BAP NASHVILLE: FEATURING DJ EXCEL (EVENT RECAP)

  If the current explosion of nightlife has revealed anything, it’s that some DJs move tickets and other DJs move bodies, and it is frequently the latter who is called upon in the most crucial of situations. DJ Excel is one of the few who has proven himself time and time again in both said capacities. Drawing upon the rich musical heritage of his Philadelphia upbringing and a cultivated influence from the numerous DJ pioneers that Philly birthed into the culture, it’s no surprise that the self taught DJ, who began his journey at age 11, has been a dance...

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THE BOOM BAP NASHVILLE: FEATURING DJ JAY-SKI & EDDIE GEORGE (EVENT RECAP)

THE BOOM BAP NASHVILLE: FEATURING DJ JAY-SKI & EDDIE GEORGE (EVENT RECAP)

  From Willingboro, NJ, DJ Jay Ski fell in love with hip hop in the early 80′s. The first time he heard Afrika Bambaataa's pioneering song "Planet Rock" on Drexel University's radio station, he was hooked. Jay Ski grew up listening to classic radio shows such as Street Beat with Lady B, Kool DJ Red Alert, and Rap Attack with Marley Marl and the late great Mr. Magic. Jay Ski traded his guitar for turntables and practiced daily on a set of Technic 1200s. He won a local DJ battle out of 25 DJs, which led to a local radio...

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