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Celebrity Birthday DJ Jimmy JATT is a year older

Jimmy Jatt is regarded as Nigeria’s biggest DJ with over twenty five years in the game.

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DJ Jimmy Jatt is the ultimate disc jockey veteran. play DJ Jimmy Jatt has continued to blaze the trail in TV and live shows with his ‘Jump Off’ brand. In 2014 he became the first contemporary Nigerian music act to release his biography called Avant-Garde. (Press)

Today is the birthday of legendary Nigerian disc-jockey DJ Jimmy Jatt.

Jimmy Jatt is regarded as Nigeria’s biggest DJ with over twenty five years in the game.

He born in Lagos Island, and grew up listening to various genres of music. In the ‘80s he started developing a fondness for hip-hop culture and rap music. He started collecting rap albums at this period.

DJ Caise and DJ Jimmy Jatt play

DJ Caise and DJ Jimmy Jatt

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He started off as a rapper known as Master J. After unsuccessfully searching for a record deal, he became a DJ with the aid of his brothers. The acronym JATT represents his brothers’ names Jimmy, Amu, Tunde, and Tayo.

Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt play

Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt

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DJ Jimmy Jatt in the 90’s quickly grew to become one of Nigeria’s hottest DJs, and it is because of his branding and packing efforts during this period that he is regarded as a pioneer. In this era he did a lot of street raves also.

After establishing himself as Nigeria’s premier DJ, he entered the history books in 2007 when he became the first Nigerian DJ to release an album ‘The Definition’ under Storm Records.

DJ Jimmy Jatt at Lauryn Hill Concert Live play

DJ Jimmy Jatt at Lauryn Hill Concert Live

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DJ Jimmy Jatt has continued to blaze the trail in TV and live shows with his ‘Jump Off’ brand. In 2014 he became the first contemporary Nigerian music act to release his biography called Avant-Garde.

Also in 2014 he released his second album called ‘The Industry’.

Happy birthday Jimmy Jatt! Watch Pulse TV video for more on DJ Jimmy Jatt.

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