SpexHost: Riddim Track Sun, 8pm-11pm
A Reggae connoisseur for more than a decade, Spex’s love for spinning has ensured Reggae is celebrated in the hearts of rhythm aficionados throughout the world. Known as “The Riddim Track Master”, Spex honed his DJ abilities from early on with the award-winning King Turbo crew, and perfected his mixing and music selector skills by playing with internationally known artists. Spex’s musical taste and personal style has secured his presence amongst industry heavy weights for almost two decades. Spex has played on international stages, opening for some of reggae’s most influential players and superstars including Sean Paul, Beenie Man, Beres Hammond and Movado. Spex began his radio career as the host of The Morning Ride Show, featuring Spex’s signature style of showcasing the best of Rub-a-Dub, Lover’s Rock, Dancehall, as well as highlighting various artists and producers. Spex continued to own the city’s radio signals every Sunday, until early 2011, with the #1 rated Riddim Track World on FLOW 93.5. Spex’s website, www.riddimtrackworld.com, features music news, mix tapes, Spex-clusives, pictures and Spex-casts – Spex’s podcasts available through iTunes. Spex won Best Reggae DJ award at the inaugural Stylus DJ Awards in 2006 for his contributions to the Canadian Reggae and Dancehall scenes. He has been nominated each subsequent year in the Best Reggae DJ category, earning awards in 2009 and 2011.