Jay Skillz is an open format DJ from the dirty dirty south. Born in New Orleans, LA and raised in Houston, TX he’s experienced 2 very distinct cultures. As college freshman in New Orleans he began working alongside Mike Swift at Dillard University’s WDUB radio station. Being one of the few dedicated staff members Skillz took on more responsibility as Music Director until the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina, which forced Skillz to relocate to San Antonio, TX for a semester. After spending a semester at the University of Texas – San Antonio he returned to New Orleans determined to start a career as a DJ. With the help of Mike Swift he learned the ropes of the sacred art of DJing.
Skillz beginning working on mixtapes with numerous artists in the city of New Orleans and started hosting a weekly radio show “B.S. Radio” at Loyola University. B.S. Radio was platform for numerous underground artists from not only New Orleans but nationally. While on the show Jay Skillz interviewed Dee-1, 3D Natee, Rob Regal (formerly Lyriciss), Rapper Big Pooh, Roscoe Dash, Hot Boy Ronald, Skip of UTP, DeepNSpace, A. Levy, Lyrikill, Elliot Luv and more. and more.
After 5 years on B.S. Radio, Jay Skillz was hired at Power 102.9 completing a life long dream of getting on FM radio. When not on the radio you can catch Jay Skillz doing mixtapes in a variety of genres. All availble onSoundcloud.com/JaySkillz. Now with the opportunity on Power 102.9 Jay Skillz hopes to take full advantage of this platform and continue to make major moves in the radio & music industry. So be on the lookout for everything and continue to #BelieveInTheSkillz