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Catch J. Period in South Africa this weekend


14 December 2007 No Comment

Best known for his DJ and producing work with award winning artists such as Lauryn Hill, The Roots, Mary J. Blige, Joss Stone, Alicia Keys and Kanye West, this internationally acclaimed Hip Hop remix DJ will be shaking up a stir in Johannesburg and Cape Town during the month of December. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, J.Period started his career playing parties in New York when he relocated there to study Graphic design in 1998. He then moved onto playing clubs later on as he became more experienced, and flooded the streets of with his award winning mixtape “The Best of NAS”, which put him on the map for greater things to come.Merging both old and new styles, J.Period's production expertly bridges classical, rock, jazz, R&B and soul with modern-day Hip-Hop. His skills have earned him gigs as Lauryn Hill's Official World Tour DJ (Coca Cola Dome, April 2006), Event DJ for Kanye West, Usher and P. Diddy, as well as the keeper of "Mixtape DJ of the Year" and MTV "Top DJs" awards… twice! Since 2005, his remix work has been commissioned by Def Jam Records, Capitol/EMI, Sony, Geffen and Interscope Records.  AllHipHop.com, who awarded him “Mixtape of the Year” calls J.Period "a Brooklyn DJ with the capability to be a mega bomb-dropper… [whose mixes] will leave you handi-capped… J.Period makes an album out of a mixtape."  J.Period is simply one of the hottest DJs in the game—like the name says—PERIOD.He will be performing with some of South Africa’s best hip hop acts and DJs. DATES:Friday, 14 December 2007: J.PERIOD LIVE in South Africa 07 at Black Orchid (Fourways – Johannesburg)Saturday, 15 December: J. PERIOD at Moloko Lounge (Rosebank), Johannesburg Sunday, 16 December: J.PERIOD Live in Cape TownThis is an event NOT to be missed!For more information about J.Period or the SA Tour contact info@joziatnite.co.za or 0711403285 / 6/. Details are also available on www.jperiod.com. Pre-sale tickets for the event available on strictlytickets.co.za.

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