The month of March also holds a somber memory, as March 9th is the anniversary of the death of the Notorious B.I.G. Celebrating his legacy, it’s with great pleasure that we linked up with one of the industry’s top DJ’s, J. Period, to deliver a mix that properly honors one of the best to ever do it. J.PERIOD “revisits” one of his more popular mix-tape series. This is March 9th Revisited
Hailed as a “music guru” by Rolling Stone and cited among the “world’s Top DJ’s” by the New York Times, J.PERIOD is a master of his craft: a DJ whose musical repertoire bridges cultures, generations and styles, a producer whose tracks tell stories. Curating custom music for the Brooklyn Nets’ at Barclays Center, J.Period’s signature sound has become the defying soundtrack for the franchise, and set a new standard for the role of music in the NBA arena. A 10-year veteran in moving large crowds, J.PERIOD has served as Tour DJ for artists including Lauryn Hill, Q-Tip & Kanye West, Black Thought and international icon K’NAAN, performing at venues from NYC’s Central Park Summerstage to Johannesburg’s Coca-Cola Dome.
J Period’s production resume is equally as impassive, boasting collaborations with Grammy-winners Common, John Legend, and Mary J. Blige, and his “audio-documentary” mixtape series – remixing everyone from Bob Marley to Bob Dylan – he has received numerous awards and accolades. Music icon Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (The Roots, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) calls J.PERIOD “the most creative mixtape producer of all-time.”
It’s that creativity that J.PERIOD brings to our March tape. The mix-tape wizard crafts together a sampling of Biggie’s most infamous lyrics, and flips them in such a new fresh way, we can almost imagine just how many MC’s he would still be destroying today. And if that’s not enough, this month’s music meeting should keep you on your feet with song’s from Beyonce, Juicy J, Pete Marriott, and more.