DJ Mansta Wayne

 

DJ MANSTA WAYNE, ORIGINALLY FROM THE COOL COUNTRY HILLS OF MANCHESTER JAMAICA, A LITTLE TOWN CALLED CHRISTIANA WHERE ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SOUND SYSTEM BLACK KAT (THE KILLING MACHINE) AND SOCA LEGEND BRYON LEE FROM THE DAGRONAIRE WAS BORN. DJ MANSTA WAYNE, HAS CALLED FLORIDA HIS HOME FOR 11 YEARS.

 

HAVING HAD A DEEP APPRECIATION FOR THE MUSIC DATING BACK TO 1980’S, HE EVENTUALLY BECAME INSPIRED TO CHANNEL THIS PASSION TOWARDS BECOMING A DJ. MANSTA WAYNE RECALLS THAT HE INITIALLY FELT INSPIRED TO PURSUE HIS MUSICAL DREAMS AFTER LISTENING/ EXPERIENCING SOME OF JAMAICA’S FINEST SOUND SYSTEMS LIKE BLACK KAT, BASS ODYSSEY, ECHO STONE, STONE LOVE, CITY ROCK, BODY GUARD, LEES UNLIMITED, INNER-CITY, KILIMANJARO, METRO MEDIA ETC. BUT WAS ALSO INSPIRED BY JBC AND RJR RADIO, BARRY G AND DAVID RADIGON.

 

DJ MANSTA WAYNES MUSICAL JOURNEY BEGAN IN THE SUMMER OF 1992 WHILE ATTENDING DECARERET COLLEGE (HIGH SCHOOL), HE LINK UP WITH ANDRE ASMADE THE FOUNDER OF A PARTY SOUND SYSTEM CALLED HYDRO FORCE, WATCHING THEIR MUSICAL TECHNIQUES AND THE SKILL THEY POSSESSED HE ADAPTED AND MONOPOLIZED ON THEIR SKILLS THROUGH THIS HE WAS ABLE TO CHANNEL THE MUSIC THAT WAS FLOWING FROM HIS HEAD ON TO THE TURNTABLES FROM THE COLLOGUE OF THEIR MUSICAL LIBRARY OF RECORDS. AFTER GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL IN 1994, HE STARTED TO ATTEND KNOX COLLEGE COMMUNITY WHERE HE STARTED A CREW CALLED M.OP. (MORE OPPORTUNITY) WHICH WAS CONSISTED OF TEENAGERS FROM THE SURROUNDING COLLEGES AND HIGH SCHOOLS, WHO LIKED TO PARTY AND LOVE MUSIC, HENCE THE BIRTH OF M.O.P HOSTING AND PROMOTING POOL PARTIES, THIS WAS THE BIRTH OF MANSTA WAYNES UNIQUE STYLE OF PLAYING MUSIC. THIS LEAD TO MANSTA WAYNE, MAKING HIS NAME PLAYING AT MOST OF THE TEEN EVENTS IN THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES I.E. (TEEN BASH AND SPLASH, AFTER SCHOOL JAM AND POOL PARTIES).

 

IN SPRING OF 1999, MANSTA WAYNE MIGRATED TO THE US, (NEW YORK) WHERE HE CONTINUED HIS MUSICAL JOURNEY PLAYING AT PRIVATE PARTIES AND BBQ’S. HE THEN RELOCATED TO FLORIDA IN 2000 WHERE HIS MUSICAL CAREER WAS PLACE ON HOLD, BUT THERE WAS STILL A FIRE AND PASSION BURNING WITHIN FOR THE MUSIC. IN 2008 HE WAS APPROACHED BY A FRIEND WHO INTRODUCED HIM TO INTERNET RADIO AND THE MUSIC WAS ALIVE AGAIN AS IF HE WAS PAYING FOR THE YEARS HE RESTED. THIS OPENED DOORS FOR MORE OPPORTUNITIES AND LEAD TO HIM PLAYING ON LIVE RADIO STATIONS SUCH AS 104.5 FM, ONE WORLD OF REGGAE, HYPE RADIO ETC. DURING THIS PERIOD HE JOINED FORCES WITH MY FREE MIX CD NOW KNOWN AS MIXTAPEPAGE WHICH LAUNCHED HIS DJ MIXTAPE CAREER. SINCE THEN HE HAS BEEN UNSTOPPABLE TRAVELLING FROM STATE TO STATE SPREADING THE MUSIC.

 

DJ MANSTA WAYNE KEEPS EVOLVING AND GROWING FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH THE SKY IS THE LIMITED AND THERE IS MORE TO COME HIS MUSICAL TALENTS ARE NEVER ENDING AND STILL HAS ROOM FOR COLLABORATING WITH REGGAE’S FINEST LOCAL AND INTERNATIONALARTISTS.INFO: DJMANSTAWAYNE@GMAIL.COM (954-479-0008).