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Wednesday: Philadelphia DJ Day

September 23rd, 2008 by di1 · 3 Comments

philadelphia dj day Wednesday: Philadelphia DJ Day

Philadelphia has been known for their quality DJ’s for years. To recognize this, tomorrow is Philadelphia DJ Day.

On Wednesday, September 24 at 2:00 P.M. at Forrest Hill (4849 N. Parkside Avenue) Jonene Taddei and I, Kamau Stanford, present the First Annual Philadelphia DJ Day!

After years of reaping their aural contributions to the international, national and local music scene, we came up with the idea to chronicle the greatness that is the Philadelphia DJs. We figured what better way to pay homage to the folks who have given Philly – and the whole world – so many beautiful grooves, than to bring them together for a big “Gordon Park-esque” shot. So we went after old school cats like Cash Money to new school dudes like White Tees and White Belts and of course the legend, DJ Jazzy Jeff, to be a part of it all. We’ve even contacted Mayor Michael Nutter, as he too once was a Philadelphia DJ.

Check the after party featuring these DJ’s at G Lounge (111 S 17th St) from 9PM – 2 AM, cover is $10.

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Dj Grand"V" of Astro Funk Productions // Sep 24, 2008 at 6:32 am

    This is the legendary Dj Grand”V” of the Astro Funk Production from the Wynne Ballroom Day’s during the 1980′s & 1990′s. I look forward to coming to this 1st annual event dedicated to the Philly Dj’s. My name is Vaughn Johnson and I am a good friend of Jazzy Jeff. We come up Djing in the 80′s, 90′s. (215) 989-7576

  • 2 The Legendary Parry P // Sep 25, 2008 at 2:38 pm

    The Original Block Party Old School MC Parry P. If Your In To Hip-Hop You Know Who The Hell I am If you don’t then welcome to a histroy lesson. I Was the most sort after MC/ Rapper of my time. I’ve Rapped along side some of the greatest DJ’s in the world. Cosmic Kev, Jazzy Jeff, Cash Money, Tat Money. Baby Dst, Gary O, Easy Mike and where ever there was a party and a Microphone. You Don’t Know. You Better ask some body. RIP Grand Tone…….

  • 3 51:51 Exclusive: PHILLY DJ DAY! // Aug 31, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    [...] a great celebration of all the great Philadelphia Dj’s, big and small. I had a great time. The afterparty is sure to be a hit as [...]

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