AOTW – TAJJI
“Turn a negative situation into a positive situation”. That is the motto of young aspiring deejay/songwriter TAJJI. His talent was shown at a tender age while attending primary school where he was always called upon by teachers to sing for the class. After passing common entrance early, he took on a task at one of Jamaica’s profound and finest schools,Kingston’s Excelsior High School. Tajji so called by friends and family members soon found out that this was the battlefield that would help to enhance and encourage his skills. He was often called out of class to clash with school mates or other deejays from the public, in the cafeteria or under a tree where his lyrical dexterity cause all contenders demise would now found a real love for the music. Dunoon Technical High School was his next step where his approach to lyrical battles were the same and sometimes even more aggressive. It was then that the now 16 year old decided he wanted to be a deejay. After years and years of imitating his role model Spragga Benz he started to write his own lyrics and performed for family and friends who from the start always encouraged him. He graduated from Dunoon High School with his mothers wish of him passing at least 4 C.X.C subjects so it was time to hit the streets. He was always apart of the Red Square family but not musically. most of the time he was just chilling , listening to music or playing football with friends there. Spragga then saw the determination in him and nurtured it by bringing him around to the studios, stage shows,and video shoots. He recorded his first track a the age of 18 with Briggy Benz and Suga Slick called “More than you” which got a few airplay. Hailing from East Kingston’s most popular community Franklin Town also known as “Dunkirk” he got the name Dinero from his mentor and role model Spragga Benz while at a studio recording.