Date: Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Start Time: 11:00 PM
Event Type: DJ Events, Special Events
Last Updated: August 01, 2012
Make Hip-Hop History, Empire Events and Red Star Access PresentDJ IrieHe dominates any venue, infuses each and every party with his captivating and infinite energy and has taken over an entire market Official DJ of the 2006 NBA World Champion Miami HEAT DJ Irie knows no boundaries. Voted 2005's Best Club DJ by the Miami New Times, his passion, enthusiasm and particularly charming personality set him apart in the music industry, and keep him on his toes with his ear to the streets.The youngest of three boys, DJ Irie was born in St. Croix and raised in Miami, FL. Schooled in Jamaica, home to his family, at a private boarding school, he was introduced to his first and only true love Music.With a home made beat machine, constructed from a walkman and speakers, combined with Grammy winning and multi-platinum reggae phenomenon-roommate Sean Paul's Casio, DJ Irie was born. Before attaining his learners permit, he was buying records and spinning at Jamaican clubs; an early introduction and practice for his later years as the hottest DJ in Miami and one of the most highly regarded turntable assassins in the country.What began as an internship at Miami's #1 station for Hip-Hop and R&B, and a part-time college radio show, grew into a full time job as general manager of the station and reigning title of #1 college DJ. College parties in Coconut Grove, Miami showcased his talents and led him on the path to one of the most elite nightclub scenes in the country South Beach.During the daytime hours, as DJ of the most listened to mix-show on Miami's WEDR 99Jamz, Irie spins his favorite records three days a week, (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) on "The Drive at 5". He also holds the #1 weekend slot on Saturday nights from 10pm-Midnight with the "Saturday Night Thunderstorm", rocking the weekend airwaves prior to rocking the streets. You can also hear DJ Irie's mix-show broadcast on the international level, Thursdays from 9-10pm (Paris time) on French internet radio, FG DJ Radio (www.radiofg.com). FG is one of the most successful DJ radio stations due to their status as having the biggest roster of R&B and house DJ's on air. Irie is also broadcasted on one of FG DJ Radio's other web station FG Chic on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week at 10pm, 6am and 2pm respectively.Spinning the freshest music on the charts and constantly breaking the newest exclusive records, DJ Irie continues to gain momentum on a national and international scale. DJ Irie has recently been asked by Kevin Federline to join him on his US debut during the upcoming Nickelodeon Teen Choice Awards. Native to Miami, when Irie is not on tour he is a mainstay at every exclusive and noteworthy venue on and off South Beach. Tuesday you can find him at The Metro at Hotel Astor, Wednesday is the exclusive Forge dinner party, Thursday it's Crobar on South Beach, Friday is Club Mansion, Saturday- the always star-studded Prive and Sunday he takes over at Opium Garden. DJ Irie has also been tapped by Rivals in Hollywood, FL to produce a series of hosted podcasts and in-venue music.
Location: SET Miami
Address: 320 Lincoln Road, Miami
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