Opening for reggae legends like Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Black Uhuru, and the Wailers, DJ Ras J has never walked into a performance knowing exactly what his full setlist will be. From groundbreaking live dub experiments on his WECS radio show to incredibly diverse vinyl sessions at the annual Shakori Grassroots Festival, his creative, high-energy sets explore the boundaries and connections of multiple musical genres. With over 25 years on the decks, this OG vinyl dj is guaranteed to rock the party with deep LP cuts, rare Jamaican 45s, and copious amounts of vintage soul, cumbia, and funk.