A Closer Look
DJ BlackOut, A native New Yorker who began mimicking his father who was also a DJ. On the turntables from an early age, BlackOut became well versed in all genres of music. BlackOut’s passions continued into his early teenage years where he got his start as a DJ at high school parties and local clubs in the New York City area. BlackOut received his first break when he met Wyclef Jean at a club where Blackout was spinning. Soon after, he joined the Refugee Camp/Booga Basement as a DJ, thus getting his first experience of touring in the music industry. During his time with the Refugee Camp, BlackOut began music production. Creating his own music. Eventually, sharpening his skills on the production side, while still traveling. After extensive touring with various artists such as Jada Kiss, MIMS and others, BlackOut realized he needed to get out of his comfort zone, so he moved to Miami, Florida. This turned out to be the best decision of his life. He began to DJ at all of the hot spots in Miami. Meeting artists and building relationships, soon after he went on to produce songs for a number of artists such as Jim Jones, Pitbull, Flo Rida, Fabolous, Bun B, Trina, Kymani Marley, Serani, Don Omar and more. He discovered, developed and produced Jason Derulo. Produced a number of songs for MIMS including the smash single/remix “This Is Why I’m Hot” and he has also produced Nicki Minaj including the 2012 highly controversial Grammy performance “Roman Holiday”. BlackOut is now currently signed to Minaj’s Pink Friday label/management.
BlackOut is an award winning DJ/Producer and is sure to SHUT DOWN each and every event that he is booked for. Open Format, Hip Hop/R&B, EDM or Carribean Events. EXPERIENCE THE BLACKOUT!!!!