DJ Special J / DJ
DJ Special J shows
Johnell Roberts, DJ Special J, has always had a major love and passion for Hip Hop. When he was younger he would sing along with all the latest songs, as most children do, and was big into hip-hop dancing throughout high school. He has a big appreciation and small talent in graffiti art. It was when he met his longtime friend Misfit Tone, Antonio Bennet, that he had is first exposure to the art of djing. Soon after high school, he joined the United States Army and was able to finally purchase Soon after high school, he joined the United States Army and was able to finally purchase his own equipment. Taking inspiration from many different local DJs and watching videos of different DJ icons he quickly developed his own style. People’s reaction to his mixes led him to believe that it was time to branch out and make himself known as a DJ. He has spun records internationally from Korea to German and in various club and venues around the United States, rocking crowds from small night clubs to large block parties. He has held residencies in Germany, Korea, Washington, and Tennessee. His ability to move the crowd inspired him to call himself “The People’s DJ.” His sets are creative and energetic. He prides inspired him to call himself “The People’s DJ.” His sets are creative and energetic. He prides himself on his ability to take the crowd on a roller coaster of energy throughout the night.