DJ Nabs gives inside scoop on career, producers and top artists

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 […]

DJ Nabs hosts birthday bash for Ed Lover in Atlanta

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 […]

Lil Jon honored at ‘Respect the DJ’ event in Atlanta

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 […]

‘Rolling out’s’ ‘I AM Hip Hop’ issue celebration honorees

Photo by 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 […]

‘Rolling out’s’ ‘I AM Hip Hop’ issue celebration photos

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 Click below to see […]

Chris Kelly’s celebration of life at Aurum Lounge

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 […]

DJ Nabs discusses life with Kris Kross and the untimely death of Chris Kelly

DJ Nabs made history as the main DJ for Kris Kross. In 1992, Kris Kross and DJ Nabs became the first and only hip-hop acts to ever tour with Michael Jackson. They were the opening performers on Jackson’s historical “Dangerous Tour.” Over the years, DJ Nabs and Kris Kross grew apart professionally, but they all […]

rolling out and Smirnoff Master of the Mix Salute to Atlanta’s Dopest DJs Award Winners

rolling out and Smirnoff held the first “Salute to Atlanta’s Dopest DJs Awards winners” at Suger Hill in Buckhead Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Gift bags sponsored by Akoo Clothing. These awards were given to the Atlanta DJs that rock the 1’s and 2’s on the Radio, in Clubs and Lounges, House Parties, and Concert Tours across the country.   […]

rolling out and Smirnoff Master of the Mix Salute to Atlanta’s Dopest DJs

rolling out and Smirnoff held the first “Salute to Atlanta’s Dopest DJs Awards and DJ Battle” at Sugar Hill in Buckhead Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Gift bags sponsored by Akoo Clothing. A thick herd of ready-to-battle deejays, along with music aficionados, packed out the cavernous club in a scene reminiscent of Smirnoff’s “Master of the Mix” […]

Fleet DJ Conference 2012 Brings Music Knowledge to Atlanta’s Community

The Fleet DJs are hosting their 1st Annual Fleet DJ Conference this week in Atlanta, promising a week filled with music, networking, fun and knowledge. Music industry insiders and hip hop legends joined the Fleet DJs at the DoubleTree Hotel in College Park for their Industry Panel.  Touching on subjects like marketing, promotion and production, […]

DJ Nabs: DJ & Filmmaker

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 […]

DJ Nabs Dishes on His Beginnings

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 […]