We Salute: DJ JAZZY JOYCE
Q&A With DJ JAZZY JOYCE:
What’s your essential must have winter item?
“A white, long-sleeved thermal.”
What’s your DJ uniform?
“Hard denim Levi‘s, white tee, a fitted and Nike ACG‘s.”
What’s your favorite essential party record?
“All About The Benjamins” by Diddy and the Bad Boy Family
Where do you see the future of DJing?
“Resurgence of popularity, a breath of fresh air, and DJing just remaining a staple for music.”
About DJ JAZZY JOYCE:
It’s no secret the hip-hop industry is male dominated. Women—artist, producers and DJs—continue to face challenges in proving they’re able to stand on their own two feet alongside their male counterparts. Bronx-bred DJ Jazzy Joyce help set a foundation for women in hip-hop on the 1’s and 2’s. In the game since the early 80s, Joyce has collected numerous numerous musical accolades. She’s deejayed for the HBO special, Russell Simmons Presents: Bad Girls of Def Comedy Jam, VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors, hosted MTV’s Sister For Hip-Hop and Soul Tour with India.Arie and other artists, and won a New Music Seminar DJ competition. She currently is the only female DJ in Funkmaster Flex’s Big Dawg Pitbulls Crew and deejays nightly for New York’s Hot 97 between 2 and 4 AM EST. Joyce is also flexing her skill on the new Centric program, Master of the Mix.
DJ Jazzy Joyce performing in New York City:
DJ Jazzy Joyce alongside DJ Premier and DJ Scratch: