This Sunday: J-Rocc @ Chocolate Sundays, Purdy Lounge | County Grind | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida

Music News

This Sunday: J-Rocc @ Chocolate Sundays, Purdy Lounge

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

Just announced: Joel Meinholz, head of the supercool party promotions/whatever company IAmYourVillain, has just booked the legendary Beat Junkie J-Rocc to perform this Sunday at the Chocolate Sundays at Purdy Lounge. (IAmYourVillain is also responsible for the chilled-out, hip-hoppy, skateboarderish, anything-goes vibe of fun parties like Take Out Tuesday at Buck 15, and Yo! BBQ Wednesdays at PS14).

Born Jason Jackson in Southern California, J Rocc was one of the founding members of the legendary Beat Junkies turntablism crew, along with Melo-D and Rhettmatic. They would later add Babu (who in turn would join Dilated Peoples), and then future battle DJ stars Shortkut and D-Styles. After the Beat Junkies retired from the battle circuit, J Rocc and Babu went on to form the Bumrush Bros., and open the Fat Beats record store outpost in L.A.

Blah, blah, blah, basically this guy is a LEGEND on the decks, and promises to have people shakin' their shit all over Purdy Lounge's comfortably worn-out furniture. Did I mention there's never a cover for Chocolate Sundays? So if you don't know, now you know. -- Arielle Castillo

Here's a video of J-Rocc spinning at a James Brown tribute party at the Marlin Hotel here in Miami, during this year's WMC.

KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Arielle Castillo
Contact: Arielle Castillo

Latest Stories