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Have you ever had the pleasure of being in the lab with DJ Nabs? The globe-trotting spin wizard got his start as a mix-show DJ. Hailing from Durham, North Carolina, he trekked to Atlanta to become the resident DJ at Club Kaya’s legendary Old School Sundays. He produced a live album, In The Lab With DJ Nabs: The Live…

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When you get an invite to celebrate the birthday of the former MTV VJ Ed Lover, the first thoughts that go through your head after “of course I’m going” is “who’s gonna be there?” In the back of your head you’re hoping to see all the hip-hop heads he was in part responsible for “expanding their…

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Lil Jon, DJ Nabs and several of the top DJs in hip-hop were honored at the “Respect the DJ” event. Held at Opera Nightclub in Atlanta, the event paid tribute to the legacy that Lil Jon and DJ Nabs have built in hip-hop for more than 20 years. Other DJs that received awards include DJ…

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Photo by MrSnapPhotography.com Rolling out recognized some of the movers and shakers in hip-hop at the “I AM Hip Hop” issue celebration event. Shanti Das,author of  The Hip-Hop Professional, was part of the foundation that built LaFace Records and she worked closely with label founders Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Antonio “LA” Reid. She was instrumental in developing innovative promotional…

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Rolling Out Celebrated BET Hip Hop Awards with a special ‘I AM Hip Hop’ issue.  This issue highlighted some Hip Hops trendsetters that make it happen in Atlanta. This event was powered by Monster Products. Additional thanks to Malibu Red, and Gentlemen Jack for Sponsoring the event.  -eric williams Photo by MrSnapPhotography.com Click below to see…

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On Monday, May 20, DJ Nabs, Mike Mauldin, Latoya Wise, Shanti Das, Eboni Elektra and Chris Smith came together to celebrate the life of Chris Kelly.  This was a group of of people who knew Chris Kelly as more than just a rapper. Kelly’s family and true friends had a great time celebrating his life. RIP Chris…

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  Earlier this month, Patchwerk Recording Studios invited emerging players in the music industry for their Music University series.  Consisting of a full day of panels, listening sessions, and vital information about what it takes to be successful in today’s music environment, students had a chance to meet and greet current and legendary musical pioneers…

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DJ NABS When the King of Pop waved his glittered-glove over someone, the public endorse- ment is almost like being knighted by the Queen of England. As the only DJ to ever tour with Michael Jackson, DJ Nabs has been elevated to rarified air in the public’s consciousness. But make no mistake about it: The vast international spotlight…

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How did your career as a deejay begin? Professionally it started with Kris Kross. Before that, I started in Durham, N.C., where I’m from. How did you get the name DJ Nabs?  Nabs is short for Nabisco cookies. In junior high school a friend said I look like a skinny pack of Nabs and it…

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