Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: J-Boogie
Club night(s): Temple Presents: Little Louie Vega
Style(s) of music you spin: Hip Hop, Reggae, Funk, Disco, Soul, Electro, Afro, Latin, House.
Name of a track you can't get out of your head: Rolling Stones "Emotional Rescue."
How did you get your start as a DJ? Radio on KUSF 90.3fm; DJing house parties with Wisdom and Raw B; Nickies BBQ; Deco.
Musical mantra: Quality music that makes you dance and learn.
Moment when you thought "I can't believe I'm getting paid to do this": Opening for Widespread Panic in rock stadiums.
Most unusual DJ situation: DJing a dog sporting competition in Vail.
You DJed the Tokyo Dome during a football game. How are sporting eventsin Japan different than in the U.S.? The fans get obsessed with the "collecting" scene with autographs.
Name of an underground artist you've been able to help champion: Alice Russell, Dynamics, U Tern.
Worst request: "Like A Prayer."
Most treasured vinyl score: The JB's "Pass the Peas."
What other music-related projects are you currently working on? The Mamaz, Aima the Dreamer, Project Ahimsa, Tablapusher, Jboogie remixes, Leftism Edits and mix cd with Sake 1.
Question we didn't ask you but you often ask yourself: How am I so blessed to be able to do what I love?
Next time we can see you spin: May 15--with Louie Vega @ Temple; May 22--Dubtronic Science at Suite Jesus @ 111 Minna; May 23-- Carnival Celebration @ Project One Gallery