Jay Skillz is a DJ and Media Personality who has made a tremendous impact on the New Orleans music scene over the past 10 years. As the perfect segway into the next installment of his career, he’s doing away with his old moniker. From now on, he will professionally be addressed by “Spin Griffey.” The change in name is an ode to MLB Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr.
“I’ve always enjoyed how clever that name was. I began using it off and on for years on Social Media. Change is inevitable. Thanks for everything Jay Skillz. Now with this new change it’s time to knock it out the park!”
Jamal Burton aka Spin Griffey is an open format DJ & Media Personality currently residing in New Orleans, LA. Born in New Orleans & raised in Houston, Spin Griffey has experienced 2 very distinct cultures. Spin Griffey is considered one of the most highly regarded, respected & requested DJs in the city of New Orleans.
Spin’s versatile spinning and inclusion of multiple genres has garnered respect from peers, fans & contemporaries for years. Leaving an indelible mark on the thousands of people that has crossed his path as he keeps dance floors packed and grooving with his original styles, blends & transitions. His story-telling with his hands and song selections has mesmerized and intrigued whenever he touches the 1s & 2s.
Undeniably talented and extremely hard working, Spin has maintained multiple residencies at some of the biggest venues in the city as well as opening up for national recording artists as well including Juvenile, Nicki Minaj, Currensy, Kap G, Designer, Mystikal and more.
Spin balances his talents & abilities as an in demand DJ with a budding radio career. Recently spending 4+ years as an on-air personality and mixshow DJ for Power 102.9 (formerly KKND New Orleans). He hopes to take full advantage of his platform and continue to make major moves in the radio & music industry. Continuing to spread his gifts & talents not only in New Orleans but expanding to other markets in the near future.
Follow all things Spin Griffey at spingriffey.com