On Friday, June 19,, 2015, Scream Nation and Michael Mauldin, in association with Radio One, Hot 107.9 and Boom 102.9, held The Ultimate MAD DJ Contest – City vs. Everybody finale in Atlanta, GA. Taking place at The Tabernacle (152 Luckie Street NW), this event was the culmination of a nationwide DJ search that gave the grand prize winner the opportunity to serve as the official tour DJ for Scream Nation’s upcoming Arena Bowl Tour kicking off in September.
The Ultimate MAD DJ Contest finale kicked off Hot 107.9’s Birthday Bash 20 Weekend hosted by the world renowned DJ Nabs. Founder of the MAD DJ Academy, Nabs, who can be heard on Atlanta’s Boom 102.9, has worked alongside superstar artists including, Michael Jackson, Jermaine Dupri, and Kris Kross. The finale featured twelve finalists (Princess Cut, DJ P Dogg, DJ C2, DJ Exile, Young Music, DJ Nikki Gunz, DJ Em Cee, Queen HD, Eddie Swift, DJ NVS Styles, Kwiet Storm and Double J) from various cities across the U.S. The DJs will be judged on song selection, showmanship and their mixing and scratching skills. Along with a featured slot on theArena Bowl Tour, the top winner will also receive a week-long guest spot on Boom 102.9 and the title of the Ultimate MAD DJ along with other prizes.
The Ultimate MAD DJ Contest is one of several events leading up to Scream Nation’s 33-city, back-to-school Arena Bowl Tour in the fall. Scream Nation, a joint venture with Live Nation, arose from the extremely successful Scream Tour franchise, which was created 15 years ago by Michael Mauldin and which helped to catapult the careers of artists including, Ciara, Chris Brown, Trey Songz and T.I.
Congratulations to the Winner DJ Double J