JesterHost: G-Drive Fri, 3pm-7pm
Born and raised in Toronto, Jester’s world-class turntable skills have helped to elevate this talented DJ far beyond the borders of his Canadian homeland to the USA, Europe and the Caribbean, expertly spinning Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Soca, Electro, and other styles of music with equal prowess.
Jester has been Host and DJ on three highly rated weekly shows: “The X-Files Mix Show” (featuring fellow X-Caliber member Kid Kut), the Electro-focused “Jesterdamus Mixshow”, and formerly the “Mixology Mix Show” on the new FLOW 93.5 (alongside DJ Ritz and Wristpect). He spent over a decade on the award-winning “Worldwide Wakeup Show” (alongside DJ Chief) on the CIUT 89.5.
Jester has played shows with many of the world’s top DJs and artists including icons of all genres like Busta Rhymes, Clipse, Erykah Badu, Sean Paul, Jermaine Dupri, Machel Montano, Kanye West, P. Diddy, Kid Capri, Krosfyah, Drake, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Trey Songz, Omarion, Mario, Black Chiney, Clinton Sparks, Ginuwine, Alison Hinds, Lance Gross, Kardinal Offishall, and many more.
This versatile DJ, on-air personality, producer/remixer, entrepreneur has won Flavor Pool DJ of The Year (1999), 2001 Radio DJ of The Year and has earned 13 nominations for Stylus DJ Awards since 2005. He won the 2009 Stylus DJ Award winner for Soca DJ of the Year and Stylus DJ Award for College Radio Show of the Year for Worldwide Wake Up Show, CIUT 89.5FM for three consecutive years (2008-2010).
Over the years, Jester has made appearances on various media outlets including local (Toronto) radio stations like FLOW 93.5FM, KISS 92.5FM, CIUT 89.5FM, CHRY 105.5FM, CKLN 88.1FM and CHIN 100.7 as well as The Beat 94.5FM (in Vancouver). His television appearances range from the Canadian TV classic Electric Circus to Much Music and Much Vibe.
Jester regularly distributes mixtapes via his website ThisIsJester.com.