Respected and requested, Jah Prince is an extremely active Jamaican personality in the Atlanta community where his networking and consultation is appreciated beyond value. The ‘Prince of the People’ makes several trips to the caribbean to network with artists and producers of all genres and has been comfortable as a DJ for over 18 years in front of large crowds. He is a monthly resident DJ at MJQ Concourse in Atlanta alongside DJ Rasta Root as they present ‘Face Off Fridays’, now in its 9th year.
Jah Prince spins live on-air every 3rd Friday during the 2pm – 4pm slot of the Caribbean Runnings Show heard on 89.3fm. This programming is heard all over the streets of Atlanta via 100,000 watts of community funded power. WRFG (Radio Free Georgia) is your station for progressive information and the stream can be heard online at www.wrfg.org. In 2013, Jah Prince was one of eight featured DJs during the annual ONEmusicFest of which 7,000 people attended in Atlanta.
As a media correspondent, Jah Prince has provided on-air coverage for global events like Reggae for Japan (NY), Rock The Bells (CAN), The Best of the Best Concert (MIA), Rebel Salute (JA) and Reggae Sting (JA). In 2000 at the first Atlanta Caribbean Awards he won ‘Solo DJ of the Year’, in 2007 was nominated ‘Best Reggae Mixtape DJ’ at the 11th Annual Justo Mixtape Awards and in 2010 won the award for ‘Best Radio Personality’ on DaFlavaRadio.com.
On-air Jah Prince continues to dig deep into his music roots when ‘Love Ultra Radio’, now in it’s fourth year, airs Tuesday nights from 9pm to 11pm. He focuses on educating the audience to the vast amounts of urban-pop talent while racking up informative interviews with dynamic R&B artists like Dwele, Anthony David, Stacy Barthe, Daron Jones (112), Noel Gourdin, Zo!, producer Soul Nana and Meleni Smith who promote positive soul music. Now with the shows increased demand in Africa and Europe, he has expanded the mix show to include a ‘Motivational Moment’ with RuSpeaks and Jay Barnett who inspire the audience about universal social issues.
Jah Prince hosts the eight year running ‘Sunsplash Mix Show’ from 10am to 1pm every Saturday, and spins an upbeat morning mix of dancehall music on DaFlavaRadio.com, Georgia’s most established online Caribbean radio station. Ingenious mixes and creative sound effects accompany his playful demeanor as he has interviewed over 150 guests ranging from almost all of the Marley family, the bad boys of reggae Inner Circle and new icons like Konshens, Tifa and UK’s Gappy Ranks. Using this platform he continues to bring awareness to civic associations like the Atlanta Jamaican Association, Inc. and global initiatives with the Jamaica Tourist Board. Both radio programs have and open syndication deal with affiliates including Art Beats + Lyrics Radio (ablradio.com), Movements Radio, Radio 971 in Dubai and Vibes FM 106.1 in Gambia, covering 80% of the countries air waves.
Currently sponsored by CY Clothing Inc., he is known on many continents as the ‘Cooyah Kid’ while mixing over 25 promotional CDs including the series ‘Cooyah Island Vibes’, ‘Reggaelution’ and ‘CY Evolution’ thus boosting his global appeal. The Love Ultra mixture series serves as a compliment to his radio show and illuminates the best segments on-air as ‘Mr. Love Ultra’ sets sail to travel. A trendsetter in the industry, his ‘podcast’ continues to garner significant attention since it’s 2008 launch, and the consistency of variety further solidifies his ranking in Atlanta. With the launch of his new website and upcoming mobile-app, the globe will now recognize the talents of this unique individual. As he says often: “I’m just a team player surrounded by winners… and I sincerely believe, no man is a failure who has friends, so I do this [music] to please my family and my friends.”