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Coming soon to a turntable near you…

May 13, 2014

We’re so excited as Big Jacks puts this project together and get set to release his first piece of vinyl ever alongside Kutcorners for their remix of Toronto songstress Shi Wisdom’s banger, “LoveSpeak”. They’ll be releasing the track very soon on limited hand numbered 7″ wax, 300 copies only. When they’re gone that’s all. Stay tuned on how you can purchase your copy or hit us privately to reserve yours now! Pay attention.

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An Evening w/ GRAND GROOVE – presented by Play Fridays ft. BIG JACKS & ROYALE

May 21, 2013

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PLAY FRIDAYS ~ *AN EVENING WITH GRAND GROOVE*@ Play Fridays (Play on Queen – 1032 Queen St W)

Play on Queen – 1032 Queen St W

Music: Hip-Hop • R&B • Trap • Mash-Up • Reggae & More!

Provided By: BIG JACKS & ROYALE

Hosted By: LAMBO

Ladies Free Before 11pm | $10 Before 11:30 On Guest List | $15 after

For Bottle Service/Guest List Contact:

info@roundtableent.ca | 647 990 6109
info@originalconcepts.ca or 416-919-1084
classenouveau@gmail.com | 647 200 7779

VIP BOOTH PACKAGES AVAILABLE

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The Art of the Mixtape panel feat. Grand Groove DJs

May 14, 2012

If you didn’t know, May is the month of the DJ and to celebrate, CHRY 105.5’s Toronto Morning Live has set up weekly roundtable discussions featuring some of the top DJs in the country. Last year GG’s own Big Jacks was a featured guest. This year both Big Jacks and Royale were on the panel to talk about the art of the mixtape. Alongside DJs: Dames Nellas, Whitegold and Kariz all hosted by DJ Manifest and Spoonz this panel discussion is not to be missed if you love DJ mixtapes and want to learn more about the culture and business of that part of the game. Take a listen.

The Roy Ayers Project sheds Daylight on Big Jacks!

March 1, 2012

We have to give a big shout to the folks over at The Roy Ayers project for featuring DJ Big Jacks’ latest mix, Daylight on their site. See what they had to say about it HERE

and if you still haven’t downloaded the mix, get with it!

a couple fun facts:
A) Big Jacks’ “Daylight” mix was named after the classic RAMP (Roy Ayers Music Project) song of the same name.

B) Roy Ayers and Big Jacks share the same birthday

and MTV’s mix of the week is….

December 8, 2011

…*drum roll*….

BLACK MAGIC!

See what the folks over at MTV Hive had to say about DJ Big Jacks’ modern soul masterpiece and why it was featured as a mix of the week! HERE

and of course if you haven’t peeped Black Magic for yourself get on top of that already! DOWNLOAD

ps. big up DJ BLACK Jacks.

Kutcorner’s “Diamond” EP out now!

September 1, 2011

One of my favourite records of 2011 is finally available online in digital form as a full EP packed with hot remixes. The homie, Kutcorner’s of Vancouver’s The Freshest is keeping the boogie spirit alive here with funky ass production featuring smooth vocals by Curtis Santiago. “Diamond” has all the vintage spirit while still sounding fresh for present day. Remixes courtesy of Waajeed, Audience, J-Boogie and more.

Peep the tracks below and head over to 11 INCH RECORDS to find out how to purchase the limited edition 7″ or digital downloads.

Going back to Cali!

February 22, 2011

your man DJ Big Jacks will be returning to California the third week of march for a string of gigs in the golden state. Exact tour dates and cities will be announced shortly, stay tuned!

DJ Big Jacks on Soundcloud!

July 10, 2010

Guess who has a Soundcloud page now!? Yes that’s right, your man Big Jacks! It’s just another platform for me to showcase any remixes, edits and other goodies I decide to post. Chances are you’ll still get the exclusives here first on this site but still it’s good to know your boy is on Soundcloud too. Check it out and tell a friend!

DJ BIG JACKS ON SOUNDCLOUD!

Grand Groove DJ’s “Double Trouble” *SNIPPETS!*

March 25, 2010


Our first ever double mix CD, Double Trouble, drops tomorrow Mar 26, 2010! Before you head down to the official release party tomorrow night at Assorted Goods inside Dazzling (291 King St W. Toronto) take a sec to check snippets of each of our mixes! Limited physical copies will be available tomorrow, just say “GRAND GROOVE!!!” at the door and you’ll get your copy!

GRAND GROOVE DJ’s DOUBLE TROUBLE SNIPPETS!

DJ BIG JACKS “BIG FUN” SNIPPET:
http://www.zshare.net/audio/741714156b6255eb/

DJ ROYALE “CRASH THE PARTY PT 5” (SNIPPET):
http://usershare.net/pvoahyv58802

The Grand Groove DJs need YOUR Votes!!!

March 25, 2010

Voting for the 2010 Stylus DJ Awards is on now! AND WE NEED YOUR VOTES!!! *VOTING CLOSES MAR 29, 2010 SO HURRY YO ASS UP!!!*

log onto http://www.stylusgroup.ca/vote and vote for us in these categories:

MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR
-DJ Big Jacks & DJ Eleven “great minds”
-DJ Royale “boo boo to the boardroom”

COLLEGE RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR
-Mixtape Massacre. CKLN 88.1
-Backroad Radio. CHRY 105.5

RATED NEXT DJ
-DJ Royale

TORONTO DJ OF THE YEAR
-DJ Big Jacks
-DJ Royale

CLUB DJ OF THE YEAR
-DJ Big Jacks
-DJ Royale

We we’re nominated for the first time last year thanks to YOU so from the GG Crew, we thank you for your continued support!!!