DJ Smurf began his career in the early 1990s, which is known as the “Vinyl Era,” where he played at varying events, an experience which instantly propelled him on to the music scene as a fan favorite.
The respected Disc Jockey has proven that he is not one to be reckoned with. He entered the arena as a Disc Jockey on Hot102 where he rapidly developed a loyal fan base, which he later ventured on to television as a DJ and co-host for “The Party” on CVM. He also entertained viewers as a “selected DJ” on the “Up & Live” programme on Hype TV.
Juggling On Zip103FM and IRIEFM
Variety is the spice of life, especially when a DJ is trying to attract a large audience and so DJ Smurf has shown this versatility in his selection of music, by his ability to entertain a wide demographic, this is proven when he plays on the two hottest radio stations: Zip103 and IrieFM.
“DJ Smurf is a musical connoisseur, when he plays he makes me want to keep tuning in.” said a teacher of a prominent high school.
“When ZJ Smurf is playing on ZipFM, the radio tun up!” said a student.
“Trust me, DJ Smurf is taking the place by storm in my community, he is going to be a household name real soon. IrieFM mi lock in….” shared an avid listener.
Listeners can tune into ZipFM & Irie FM at:
GOOD LOVE SUNDAY SHOW – IRIE FM – 10PM – 2AM
MIX TO THE MAX – SATURDAYS – IRIE FM – 10AM-2PM
ZIP TEASE – SATURDAYS – 10PM – 2AM
ZIP DREAMS - WEDNESDAYS – 2AM -6AM
Production Of Hits
From the success of the 12 to 12 riddim, DJ Smurf proved that he had more hits under his “production hat,” the 12 to 12 riddim featured: Tony Matterhorn, Twins of Twins, multiple award winner Konshens, and Sasco … to name a few. However, the DJ later released the Hot Chocolate riddim: “She Sey A Yah Suh Nice” by Potential Kidd, whose hit topped millions on youtube, “Mi Love Mi Mate” by the Queen of the Dancehall – Lady Saw , the talented Tifa “Wife Me Up,” and Zamunda “Clean and Fresh” and “Dem Nuh Worry We” by Khago.
“I have some projects that are currently in the pipeline, they will be completed by the end of August.” Quipped DJ Smurf.
Parties 12 to 12 and Chocolate Bunnies
ZJ Smurf adds one more tool to his belt: Promotions. The DJ dons his hat by hosting events such as: 12 to 12, an all inclusive beach party which is slated to be staged at Fort Clarence Beach in Portmore on November 25 also, Chocolate Bunnies which is held on every Good Friday at Margaritaville in Ocho Rios.
When asked what is his advice for upcoming Disc Jockeys, DJ Smurf replied,”As a DJ, you have to learn to observe your audience, look at their body language, facial expression, and you will eventually know what they want to hear. A lot of DJs play for themselves, and their friends, this should not be the case, we should be playing for the masses. The key to becoming a true DJ is to know your audience and give them what they want.”