Sunday, September 27, 2009
Tapemasta: As you can see now, i'm not about to show you why i do what i do. I can relate to any level & hear good music..Which means what dj can continue to bring what they should do for the public & why they luv to do it. Once again, for my old school people who need that party or lay vibe..i got you !! Brooklyn, NY Stand up !!
Jump-Off King Entertainment and The NITT Brown All-Stars are both wholly owned entities of Mr. Kevin Martinez aka DJ Nitty Brown. The acronym N.I.T.T. stands for Nasty Interactive Turntable Technicians. This group prominently features three professional disc jockeys with more than 55 years of collective practical experiences. The group provides entertainment for all occasions, focusing on a niche market – urban savvy trendsetters, jetsetters and decision makers – the grown and sexy, business minded, professional clientele between the ages of 25 and 50 years old.
In 1991, Nitty Brown gained notoriety as the featured DJ on the main floor of Club Demerara, while DJ Tetris (aka Kevin Hines) controlled the basement level, spinning vintage reggae tunes. The two became great friends and went on to work together at other venues throughout NYC, including The Tunnel, Limelight, Kilimanjaro, Vibes, South Oxford Tennis Club, Pulse, Lobby and Club Downtime.
Nitty Brown expanded his repertoire spinning alongside legendary pioneers like DJ Red Alert, Kid Capri, Funkmaster Flex, Clark Kent, DJ S&S, DJ Chase, DJ Pleasure and DJ Kul’cha. He gained his headliner status in 1998, providing the musical backdrop for industry movers and shakers at the BET/Billboard’s R&B Conference, as well as performing at several private soirees and album release parties for TLC, D’Angelo, Angie Stone, Skin Deep, Ashford and Simpson, Treach, Mad Lion, PMD, Mic Geronimo, Lord Jamaal, Bushwackas, comedian Paul Mooney and the late Notorious B.I.G.
Nitty assisted in the marketing and promotion of the movies “Barbershop” and “Jason’s Lyric”, and went on to collaborated with a variety of reputable artists, including Biggie Smalls, Junior Mafia, Lil’ Kim, Eve, Ice Cube, Guru, Premiere, Brand Nubians, Poster Boy, Group Home, Lil’ Dap, Maestro Manny and actor J.D. Williams (Brodie of HBO’s “The Wire”). Nitty provided assistance with post- production activities, promotional engagements and, as the executive producer of several of his mixed taped CDs.
Now working with some of NYC’s top promoters, in 2001, Nitty Brown established Jump-Off King Entertainment while showcasing his talent for sponsors like Sprite, Budweiser, Coors Light, Absolute, Courvoisier, and most recently Vitamin Water at Chelsea Peers, Fashion 40 Lounge, China Club, Sugar Bar, Club NV and Katra Lounge, with his distinctively original Brooklyn flavor.
Always innovating, Nitty increased his fan base worldwide by percolating New Jersey, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Virginia Beach, Miami, Los Angeles, Toronto, Cancun, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, all while using his entrepreneurial expertise to sell and promote his mixed taped CDs. Nitty’s melodic blends of hardcore hip-hop, smooth R&B, captivating classics and rugged reggae rhythms have made him a Grandmaster of “Diggin’ In Da Crates”.
Staying cutting-edged, The NITT Brown All-Stars has converted over 300 crates of vinyl and other analog music into digital format. With the shared databases of DJ Nitty Brown, DJ Tetris and our prodigy DJ G-Belly (aka Gary Grodahl), our extensive compilation and array of music are second to none! Now ask yourself: “Whatcha wanna do?” – Clown around wit some kinda pseudo sound? –or– “Come On With The Come On, And Get Down With The NITT Brown…”
Currently, aside from constantly updating their vast repository of digital music, The NITT Brown All- Stars have been steadily leveraging their talents into a new genre – digital film making. Nitty Brown is currently working on the DVD documentary “One Day At A Time”, as executive producer. The DVD is scheduled to be release on September 15, 2009. This DVD Tetris and G-Belly, detailing their struggles, successes and tenacity on how to make a name for yourself inside the entertainment industry. The DVD is projected to be completed in the fall of 2009.