My name is Joey Ofori a.k.a. DJ Smooth4Lyfe and this is my first CD that I made on my turntable. I was 17 yrs. old when I made this and even though I am just a beginner at being a Disc Jockey, I have become a popular DJ at my school. I first shown my CD to my friends and teachers in my class and they all liked it very much. I tried to mix a little bit of every genre into the CD and not try to just focus on one. My tracks include Electronic, Trip-Hop, Trance, Dance, and other genres. Hope you all like it.
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Joey Ofori is DJ Smooth4Lyfe, Maryland's up-and-coming DJ hitting fans hard with delicious dance beats and urban flavors that embrace the best of hip-hop and R&B instrumentals. Pumping your car speakers or tearing up the dance floor, DJ Smooth4Lyfe will leave an impression and it's bound to be a good one. His powerfully addictive beats, deep textures and potent melodies all combine to make music that captures your mind and body and has its way with you while you just give in to the ride.
Music gives DJ Smooth4Lyfe everything he needs to live (outside of air and food and water and such). For DJ Smooth4Lyfe, life means nothing without music. “I would probably be retarded if it wasn't for music,” he jokes. “Music calms me down in every way; it makes me feel relaxed, happy and relieves my stress.” Great music has that gift for all comers and it's this DJ's goal to be a contributor of such escape and entertainment. His pure talent and devotion to music enable him to craft songs that send beats to your brain that hit all the mind's happy sensors.
According to DJ Smooth4Lyfe, music is a part of the very fabric of existence. It's everywhere and that's exactly why it's an important part of all cultures. And DJ Smooth4Lyfe takes music's universality one step further by making tunes that have such huge appeal for a wide audience. “Music is everywhere. It doesn't have to sound musical to be music. You just have to have a musical ear to hear it.” But while DJ Smooth4Lyfe's music does boast intricate artistry, it also reaches out to every listener with completely accessible music that leaves its effect on all listeners.
Every sound is a potential inspiration for DJ Smooth4Lyfe. His belief in music's omnipresence allows him to take any sound that inspires him and mold its influence into the next great hip-hop or dance track. “New music artists, new sounds and beats I hear inspire me. Also, any sounds from car alarms to cell phone ring tones help me think of new beats.”
DJ Smooth4Lyfe has been handed honors a number of times, including track of the day props at www.garageband.com three weeks in a row and top 20 status at American Idol Underground. He is hard at work on new tracks for his upcoming album, “Dance Beats & Club Bangers Vol. III”. DJ Smooth4Lyfe is currently working with A&R Select, the leading independent A&R firm in Hollywood, CA.
“ 'Fresh' is an overused, tired word but it applies in full force to DJ Smooth4Lyfe.” - A&R Select