Artist Profile

Jay Kay / X-Amp

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JAY KAY ‘Best Club DJ’ 2007 & 2008 UK Fate Magazine JAY KAY started DJ’ing in 1990 at one of the UK’s most influential House Club Kelly’s (Now Lush), where he carved out his knish and developed his own sound. Jay then gained residencies and weekly spots at some of the Belfasts top clubs like The Network and Thompson’s Garage. Firmly established now as one of Belfast’s leading djs it was only right that when Milk opened amid a blur of publicity that Jay became one of the residents a residency that lasted 7 years and saw him share the Dj Booths with some of the worlds biggest Djs like Roger Sanchez, Eric Morillo, Steve Lawler, Seamus Haji & Louie Vega to name a few.1998 was a busy year, as well as picking up the Best Regional DJ at the Bacardi Dance Awards he also gained a monthly residency at “Vena” a top Edinburgh club night in Wilkie House, Jay then took his first shot in the studio and produced his debut single entitled “Expose” which was released on independent label Little Fluffy Records. He then completed a successful tour of Canada and entered a stage in his career were he was djing 5 night s per week, In 2007 Jay won title of Northern Irelands Best club Dj by Fate magazine and won the same title again in 2008 These days you can find Jay residing weekly in different clubs in the UK and worldwide Also it was in 2007 Jay has done remixes for the likes of D-Ream, Dj Disciple, Seamus Haji, Graeme Park ,Oliver Lang, The Japanese Popstars, Reza, Chris Cargo, K-Klass & Peyton plus has a lot of his own original material As well as doing his own production he also has various other projects like Junk De Punk, Glamour Boy, Delta Kids, Stere Dj’s, Hooks N Kay and Cuka Kings covering all sides of house and re-editing everything in his sight. Jay now is defo one of the 2013 key players getting big support and plays from the likes of Carl Cox, Roger Sanchez, Nick Warren, Peter Gelderbom, Hoxton Whores, Seamus Haji, The shapeshifters, and K Klass.

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