By Balogun Kamilu Lekan
Oluwaforijimi Adewale Amu, famously known as DJ Jimmy Jatt, is a renowned Nigerian disc jockey who is regarded as one of the country’s first hip-hop DJs.
He was born on October 15, 1966. Jimmy Jatt is 56 years as of 2022.
The renowned DJ received the Hip Hop World Hall of Fame award in 2006 for his contributions to hip-hop in Nigeria at the inaugural Headies award ceremony.
Dj Jimmy Jatt became interested in music at a young age. Growing up, he was exposed to a variety of musical genres, including jazz, hip-hop, rhythm and blues, pop, highlife, afrobeat, and afrojuju.
He began as a rapper under the moniker Master J. Jimmy Jatt had to relocate to DJ after failing to sign a record label contract despite releasing numerous tracks and demos.
He rose to prominence as a DJ after organizing the “Road Block” street festival, which featured lyrical rap battles between underground and emerging rappers.
In 2007, he released “The Definition”, a mixtape featuring several Nigerian artists’ songs, including Sound Sultan, 2Baba, Mode 9, Naeto C, 9ice, Ruggedman, eLDee, and M.I.
“Stylee,” a song from the mixtape that features vocals from 2Baba, Mode 9, and ElaJoe, was nominated for two Channel O Music Video Awards in 2007.
DJ Jimmy Jatt has become well-known and admired for promoting hip-hop in Nigeria, thanks to Jimmy’s Jump Off on television, collaborations, accolades and nominations, and sponsorship deals.
Jimmy Jatt is married to Jennifer, and they are blessed with two daughters
NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify Jimmy Jatt’s net worth.
- Urban Heartbeat
- The Industry Vol 1
- The Definition
- Jogodo (feat Peruzzi)
- Halima (feat Mr Eazi & Skales)
- Feeling The Beat
- Da Yan Mo
- Small Girl Big God
- No Case
- Classes Up
- Victory Song
- Turn Up
- Spin Remix
- I Am Legend
- Spin Jazz Me
- Do What I Want
- Warning Body
- Bugatti S
- No Contest
- Baby Girl
- Live It Up
- Baby Mi
- Get The Party Started
- Cool as Ice
- Mo Bottles
- 2 Much
- Say What? (feat PetePeté)
- Too Much
- Jump Off
- E To Beh
- Thank U Mr DJ
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