US based Ghanaian disc jockey, DJ Double Jay over the weekend was adjudged the winner of the ”Best GH/USA DJ” category at the 2018 Ghana Entertainment Awards USA. Double Jay beat the likes of DJ Akuaa, DJ Bonsu, DJ Slim and DJ Kojak among others to win this award.
Speaking to Double Jay, he said ”I’m thankful to God and my crew CodeGreen Music Group, D Nation and my fans all over the world for the immense support. The awards show is a good recognition of our hardwork and the Ghana music platform here in the United States”.
The 2nd annual Ghana Entertainment Awards USA took place at the Schomburg Centre in Harlem, New York on Saturday, June 30 with many of Ghana’s ace list stars winning awards across music, television, radio, sports and film. The award aims to reward personalities who have excelled in entertainment across Ghana, the USA and Canada.
For those ravers within the Worcester County, MA area of the US, the name DJ Double Jay is a familiar one. His skills on the decks, ability to keep ravers excited and deeper appreciation of music has made him the favorite of many including clubs within Worcester.
Born Johnson Jones Semaxah in Ghana, West Africa, DJ Double Jay realized his love for music quite early during his Junior High School days. But it was not until his Senior High School days where he was the entertainment prefect that he chose to take his passion for music to the next level by becoming a DJ. The result of that decision was a 10 year honing of his talent to becoming this incredible and experienced DJ who turns block parties into carnivals and the clubs into a dome of supreme fun and excitement.
Double Jay, who is the official DJ for CodeGreen Music Group has also diversified his talent to becoming an artist and producer. He has produced and featured on songs for Uzi, Fusha (on his hit song ‘Banjo’) as well as Blockopoly and Bizell.
DJ Double Jay does not only rock the night clubs, he is also an event organizer. He has been organizing gigs and block parties for party heads; where he mixes the genres of Afrobeat, Hip-Hop and Dancehall into one tasteful gourmet for the fans to feast on. With his in-depth knowledge of music backed by an unwavering passion to be the best in his field, DJ Double Jay has found a way to be different from other DJs. This has led him to be easily noticed by all those that come into contact with his playlist.