Legendary DJ and Notting Hill Carnival King, Norman Jay MBE, takes to the decks for a night of Good Times at Foundation on Saturday 26th April. People use the 'term' legendary far too often but in this case, it’s fully deserved.
Here are five reasons why…
1) On September 1st, 1990 – Norman Jay hosted the very first legal broadcast on KISS 100 FM (as it became known) after they won their legal license.
2) Norman is probably most famous for his Good Times Sound System which he started with his brother Joey Jay which now attracts over 15,000 revellers a day during the Notting Hill Carnival.
3) Norman was the DJ Mick Jagger requested for at his exclusive 5Oth birthday party, he has also DJ’ed for Robert De Niro, Michael Caine, George Michael, Will Smith, Prince, Bruce Springsteen and Jamiroquai.
4) He was the first ever British DJ to be invited to play at the celebrated Cannes Film Festival in recognition of his lifelong deejaying achievements and involvement in club culture.
5) On Saturday 15th June 2002, Norman was officially cited in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Birthday Honours List with an MBE awarded for "deejaying and services to music".
Check out Norman’s website here or book tickets here.