About J Buttah: JButtah aka The Prince of Zamunda has garnered recognition and acclaim as one of today's leading creative talents as a DJ, Producer and Musician.
A genuine connoisseur of music, JButtah is skilled on many instruments, mainly the piano, trumpet, and drums. He began his musical journey at 6 years old playing the drums in a recreational marching band, later becoming section leader for the drumline at Herndon High School. He also dabbled as a DJ for local parties and events and was the featured DJ for Howard University by the time he as 16. He then went on to further his studies at FAMU in Tallahassee, FL where he graduated with honors. While at FAMU, he continued to build a name for himself, DJing for the homecoming concerts, college parties as well as fashion and step shows. Post graduation with his reputation upheld in his hometown of Herndon, VA, he was a sought after DJ for various parties and community events; later stamping his position as the official DJ for Herndon High School and Georgetown University.
J Buttah's musical repertoire encompasses various styles ranging from Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Neo-Soul, House, and Techno, Go-Go, Rock, and Baltimore Club music. This eclectic arsenal led him to host and produce numerous successful mixtapes including "The Commission" (DJ Rough Handz and DJ JButtah), Its "Nothin Buttah" Mixtape, "The Best Of Bathgate" (DJ Superstar Jay and DJ JButtah) and "Smooth Like Buttah" to name a few. J Buttah brings a dedicated and disciplined work ethic along with out-of-the-box creativity and versatility. His diverse production style allows for him to create under the umbrella of any musical genre. His production credits include Fat Joe’s album (J.O.S.E 2) for "Blackout" ft. Swizz Beatz, DJ Suss One’s "Let Em Lay" ft. Maino, Edley Shine (formerly of Born Jamericans) latest single "War 2010", Bathgate’s "Pockets Full Of Money" and countless tracks for DC native Kingpen Slim including "My Life Is A Movie" ft Jim Jones and "Gone".He has also worked on projects with other industry artists such as Trey Songz, Swizz Beatz, Red Café, Cassidy, Bathgate, Cardan, Sizzla, Loon, Diego Cash, Assassin,(Reggae Artist) and Malice
(The Clipse). He currently serves as Music Director for Kingpen Slim's Beam Up ENT in their forthcoming album release titled (The Beam UP 2). J Buttah’s additional credits include production work on commercials for Kimora Lee Simmons, Saturn Automobiles, and BET’s NBA Live Access Granted. J Buttah is currently in the studio working on new projects with Wale, Juelz Santana and Edley Shine.
Due to his notoriety in the DMV area J Buttah is was the featured mixer on DC’s WKYS 93.9’s 1 Nation Hip Hop Show with P Stew and Big Zo, not to mention the nationally syndicated Russ Parr Morning Show where he reaches over 30 markets with over 3.5 million listeners. He is certainly on the rise as a National DJ. Djing parties with stars the likes of , Nelly, Jermaine Dupree, LL Cool J, Fat Joe and more to featuring as DJ on BET’s Rap City, and Shade 45 as well as becoming the official DJ and producer for Carmelo Anthony's Record Label Krossover Ent is merely an appetizer. As of 2009 CEO and founder of the Core DJs Tony Neal made him an official member of the Core DJs Family.
Along with just accolades as a successful DJ, Producer, and Musician, J Buttah is also an established business man. J Buttah formed Total Dynasty ENT, an Entertainment Company, that provides DJ, Production, and Event services where He is the featured talent. He is also in the process of establishing a non-profit organization that will provide music, instrument and DJ lessons, along with music business education and culture of Hip Hop to youth who aspire to become musicians, artists or industry executives.