The big homies Lil Jon and Dj Nabs were honored by DJ Mami Chula for the 2014 “Respect the DJ”. The big homies are game changers when it comes to music and the craft of djing.
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The 2014 “Respect the DJ” event, presented by DJ Mami Chula, took place on Wednesday night to honor International DJ/Artist’s LiL Jon and DJ Nabs at Opera Nightclub. Awards ceremonies presented by “Respect the DJ” and FIT Radio highlighted top DJ’s and innovators in Hip-Hop, EDM and Top 40 genres. “Respect the DJ” award winners included DJ Montay, Baby Yu and Mike Mogill. The event’s impressive lineup of host DJs included Dj Scream, 2nd Nature, Zero, DJ Sense, DJ Toomp, Euphoria, Sofa King, Silver Knight, DJ Mars, Martina McFlyy, Murgatrod, Kid Cedek, Blk Morris, DJ J1, J Envy, and Rasta Roots. DJ Jelly also attended kicking off the pre-show with a DJ Meet & Greet presented by Red Bull Sound Select. Other notables in attendance included Ronnie Devoe of New Edition, Hot 107.9’s Beestroh, Keinon Johnson of Interscope Records and industry manager, Melinda Dancil.
Before the honorees accepted their “Respect the DJ” Innovator Awards, guests enjoyed a live showcase by the legendary DJ Nabs as well as a star-studded tribute video highlighting LiL Jon’s success and influence in the music industry. In addition to the awards, the event also included a live artist showcase with performances by Babi Mac, Sisse Marie and Go Dreamer, as well as a live DJ battle with special guest judges Speaker Foxxx, Heroes x Villains, Jus Clay, Hapa Scratch Academy and Kawan “KP” Prather of Atlantic Records. The winner of the battle, DJ Time One, took home the title and the $1000 grand prize.
Photos by Briana Crudup for FreddyO!