Attached you will find the press kit for DJ Tay James, the Official Tour DJ for Justin Bieber and a rising celebrity DJ in Hip-Hop/R&B and Pop music. Since the age of 16, Tay James has been rocking large crowds world wide, introducing music fans to new artists and putting out some of the hottest mixtapes. Be sure to visit all of the social networking sites powered by DJ Tay James, which include videos of him on stage performing along side Justin, rocking nightclubs and a glimpse into the daily life of a tour DJ while on the road. We appreciate your interest in working with Tay and we look forward to hearing from you in the near future.
BIOGRAPHY DJ Tay James has been making a name for himself since the age of 16 behind the turntables and on the microphone! He has entertained crowds at packed nightclubs in the DMV (DC, MD and VA) and abroad. A 2009 graduate of Hampton University, Tay James used his four years in college to establish himself as one of the best DJs of his generation. He flawlessly rocked parties at local universities, area events and nightclubs, soon becoming a resident DJ at “LOVE” Nightclub (one of the nation’s largest nightclubs – located in Washington, DC). Today, Tay is the Official DJ for teen pop sensation, Justin Bieber. As Justin Bieber’s official DJ, James has traveled the world rocking “sold out” concerts and introducing his talent to thousands of fans across the globe. With over 5 million YouTube Channel views (YouTube.com/DJTayJames) and over 130,000 followers on his VERIFIED Twitter page (@DJTayJames) he has also proven himself to be a great asset in the world of promotions and branding. He has established endorsement relationships with Rocksmith Clothing, Boomphones, Jimmy Jazz, Diamond Supply Company, Vestax and Ultrasone. Tay James continues to be a favorite DJ for Pop,
Hip-Hop and R&B music fans all over the globe he has definitely branded himself as the DJ that teenagers know. Tay has physically distributed over 150,000 mixtapes, throughout the mid-Atlantic region with more than 77 released mixtape titles under his belt. His most recent project was with Hip-Hop Legend Bun B on “We Know Bun B: The Original OG” celebrating over 100,000 digital downloads and counting! He has also worked along side Roc Nation Artist J. Cole to produce the “American Dreamin” mixtape, Hip Hop Trio Travis Porter and Def Jam Recording Artist, Jeremih. Tay has also recently been named as a member of the Violator All-Star DJs, which unites him with some of today’s top DJs in the world. Looking forward to the future, DJ Tay James is not only creating a name for himself, he’s making sure that everyone knows who he is!!
“WE KNOW THE DJ!”
APPEARANCES Justin Bieber’s 2011 International “My World Tour” Dolce & Gabana – Milan, Itlay “Never Say Never” (The Movie) 2011 Justin Bieber’s 2010 “My World Tour” Justin Bieber’s “North American Tour” 2010 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll 2010 Teen Choice Awards The Oprah Winfrey Show ABC’s The View Ellen Degeneres Show NBC’s The Today Show Tonight Show w/ David Letterman Jay Leno The Wendy Williams Show The George Lopez Show The US Open Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve BET’s106 & Park Official After Party for Kanye West Glow in the Dark Tour Bow Wow’s Super Sweet 16 Birthday Party Big Tigger’s All White Celebrity Bash Chris Brown’s Birthday Party
THE OPENING ACT
JUSTIN BIEBER’S 2011 INTERNATIONAL “MY WORLD TOUR”
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GERMANY DENMARK BELGUIM NETHERLANDS IRELAND PARIS LONDON ISRAEL PHILIPPINES ITLAY SWITZERLAND BRAZIL ZURICH AUSTRALIA INDONESIA MALAYSIA SENEGAL SINGAPORE SPAIN
DISCOGRAPHY College Tape: Late Registration Late Registration: Second Semester Real Mr. Freshmen Summer School the mixtape The Sophomore Slump: 2 The 16th Annual Black and Gold Pageant The 17th Annual Black and Gold Pageant Life of the Party Mixtape From Nothing To Something Mixtape College Radio Mixtape Series: 1 thru 16 The Twitter Tape The Facebook Tape American Dreamin’ with RocNation Artist J. Cole Higher Education with Blake Kelly Jo Stunnah’s Against All Odds ATW: Pohpihlaer Mixtape ATW: This is the Tape Know Wut I’m Sayin Dave Coresh: Formal Introduction The Youngest In Charge Mixtape Series We Know What’s Hot Vol.1 JID: Cakewalk We Know Bun B: The Original OG We Know Travis Porter
PRESS / MEDIA WBFF Fox 45 Baltimore “What’s Hot: DJ Tay James” January 2011 Music Is Life Magazine DJ Spotlight: DJ Tay James January 2011 Daily Press – Norfolk, VA “Hampton University grad DJ Tay James is Justin Bieber’s sidekick’ HBCUDigest.com Radio Interview with DJ Tay James November 2010
The Baltimore Sun “Bel Air’s DJ Tay James part of Bieber tour” September 2010 Crème Magazine “Boy Wonder DJ Tay James” July 2010 ExploreHarford.com “Harford’s Teen Idol Mix” April 2010 Hip-Hop Wired “DJ of the Week” January 2010
CONTACT MANAGEMENT / BOOKINGS Kysha Merritt – Mylestone Media, LLC Kysha@MylestoneMedia.com (443) 271-6039