Among the list of “Impossible Things That I Never Thought Would Happen To Me…Ever”, this is pretty high up there. I got nominated for an NAACP Theatre Award for Best Supporting Male for my work on “Bash’d” last year.  Best Supporting Male Sunday Mourning – Juhahn Jones Bash’d – DJ Jedi Nobody Walks Like My […]

YOU WANNA PIECE OF ME? featuring Music by DJ JEDI

YOU WANNA PIECE OF ME ? was first presented at the Electric Lodge in Venice, CA. It was directed by Benjamin Byron Davis; music by DJ Jedi; lighting design by Bosco Flannagan; produced by Justin Yoffe & Venice Theatre Works. “The production of You Wanna Piece of Me? happened organically. After years of performing poetry, each time […]

DJ Jedi featured on MPC Radio

DJ Jedi JEDI is an Emmy Award-winning Los Angeles-based DJ, admired for his eclectic style of mixing, song-selection, and turntablism. Over the past decade, he has toured the globe as the resident music maestro for Russell Simmons’ Tony Award-winning Def Poetry Jam, and later, with Grammy Award-winning hip hop pioneers, DIGABLE PLANETS. He holds down a […]

DJ Jedi ‘Prince & Friends’ Review on

By Jacqueline Whatley DJ Jedi Prince & Friends Released by Root Down Emmy award winning DJ Jedi makes quite the tribute with his latest release Prince & Friends. Best known on the Los Angeles scene for his residencies at now disbanded open mic venue Green and legendary music function The Root Down, Jedi gained international recognition as the official dj for […]

DJ JEDI featured on NPR MUSIC

Getting ‘Green’ for Open Mic Night by TAYLOR-BRITTANY FORD DJ Jedi at the controls at his final UnUrban gig before leaving for a two-year tour with Digable Planets. MC RatPack Slim and DJ Jedi perform at UnUrban Cafe. Heard Live at UnUrban Get a taste of what happens at “Green on Monday”: Part of DJ Jedi’s […]

Mixtape Mondays: DJ Jedi

 BY D.J. BRAINCHILD Fans of Digable Planets will dig DJ Jedi‘s mix of records sampled by the groundbreaking hip-hop trio on their two albums, Reachin’ and Blowout Comb. Gems from Kool & The Gang, Roy Ayers, Lonnie Liston Smith and Sonny Rollins fill up this 5-year-old mix brought to our attention by TRACKLIST 01. Hamilton Bohannon – Thoughts & Wishes 02. Lonnie Liston Smith – Devika […]