Get to Know ZJ Liquid – Coming to the Roc Saturday Feb 29th

February 13, 2020

Known to the world as ZJ LIQUID, Michael Brissett is a real-life success story. Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, young Liquid started off his career playing at house parties, before transforming himself into one of the most heavily demanded Disc Jockeys (DJs) in the Caribbean region and overseas. Today, Liquid is known for his work with ZIP 103 FM, “Jamaica’s Party Station” synonymous with playing the newest hits. He can be credited for making ZIP FM the hottest station in Jamaica, through his unique and innovative methods of captivating his audience, by creating different themes, show ideas, and creating slangs like “Yu zee it”.

 

Liquid’s accolades during the span of his career has been boundless. In his 16-year tenure at ZIP 103 FM, he was voted the most popular ‘ZIP Jock’ by listeners in 2006 (inception of the award programme), and . He has also received Youth View Awards’ (equivalent to the US Teen Choice Awards) ‘Radio Personality of the Year’ in 2009 and the ‘Disc Jock of the Year’ award in 2010 and 2012. He then went on to receive the Music Industry Achievers ‘Disc Jock of the Year’ award in  and 2014 and 2015. In 2012, the Jamaica STAR Awards (Jamaica’s most popular print media) awarded him ‘Disc Jock of the Year’. His achievements continued internationally when he received the ‘Best international Selector of the Year’ award by South Florida Awards in 2010. In 2014, after hosting the Arthur Guinness Day Concert ZJ Liquid was nominated for ‘Reggae DJ Of the Year’ at the distinguished Global Spin Awards.

In 2015, Liquid continued to amaze many by releasing his “Worl’ Boss” Mixtape, the “Crocodile” Rhythm and the “Fix Up” Rhythm which dominated the local airwaves.

By 2016, ZJ Liquid delved deeper into production, producing multiple hit rhythms to include his international album “M Squared”. Before the year ended, ZJ Liquid released the “Vybz School” rhythm, the “Yard Man” rhythm and his “ZJ Liquid the Artiste” mixtape.

Continuing his path to dominance, ZJ Liquid found himself on top once again in 2017, with releases such as: The “Malibu” rhythm, “Giggi” rhythm and the controversial “Vybz Kartel Black and White” album. In the peak of his 2017 success, Liquid made his way to the Red Bull Culture Clash as a part of the Unruly team that walked away with the clash title and landed him a feature on Red Bull Radio. With not much time left in 2017, ZJ liquid continued up the musical ladder by landing a spot on the Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise for the fourth year standing.

 

Saturday Feb 29th At Water Street Music Hall

204 N Water St Rochester Ny 14604

Doors open at 10pm

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