If you venture out into Vancouver’s night life scene you’ve probably heard of Vancouver’s Stimulant J. Born and raised in Vancouver, Stimulant J quickly tore a hole through the DJ scene in Vancity. Currently holding down 4 weekly residencies & playing for thousands by the week, he truly has emerged as one the best talents the westcoast has to offer. Styles that range through hiphop r&b dancehall , mashup , rock or even breakbeat, Stim has proven to be the elite Party Rocking DJ wherever he plays. His crowd reading ability combined with quick transition style + clean mixing added w/ cuts & on the fly remixes will no doubt take the party to another level.
His hard work and love of music has landed him numerous shows all around North America right through Asia, plus an oversees residency at Ministry of Sound Taipei. His party rocking abilities have also landed him many concert gigs including opening for Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Lil Jon, Warren G, E40 , Lil Kim, Mike Jones , Paul Wall, Lil Flip, Cypress Hill, the Game, 2 Live Crew, Naughty by Nature, Qbert + on stage DJ for the Dogg Pound, Too $hort & Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Expect the unexpected from Stimulant J , representing the Westcoast & Canada to its fullest.
His current residencies in Vancouver are : Thursdays at Joseph Richards, Fridays at Barcelona, Saturdays @ Post Modern, Sundays at Xcaliber and Long Weekends at Barcelona.
Stimulant talked about some of the struggles he endured in his ascent up the DJ ladder. “Being a young DJ entering a market of older respected DJ’s, I had to pay my dues and be patient wait for my chance. Eventually got my oppurtunity and ran with it ,” says Stim. His advice to up and coming DJ’s is to listen to the veteran DJ’s, network as much as possible, practice a lot , be patient and your time will come.
You can check out his website for free mixes updated monthly with new material. Also includes DJ dates / glist contacts / links to all his nites + more www.stimulantj.com