Simply put, Jimmy Jatt is Africa’s premier DJ. He is revered for his role in setting the pace for Hip-Hop music across Nigeria and ultimately, Africa, thereby laying the foundation for today’s prominent Afrobeats sound.
From humble beginnings at Jatt Studios on Oddo Street in Obalende, Lagos, Jimmy’s dream has evolved into a legendary career that has seen him spin records all over the world.
A staple on the Nigerian music scene since the 1980s, he has created platforms for many of today’s biggest stars and is still breaking new artists. Revered by peers and respected by elders, he is Mr. Music.
His critically acclaimed TV show, Jimmy’s Jump Off has since spawned an annual concert series, featuring the hottest acts in music.