Sundays 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Growing up, DJ Magic, AKA Da Gift, shared a genuine appreciation for music with his Dad. In 1998, he received his own set of turntables from his father who was also a DJ. Since then, Magic has spent hours in his basement humbly perfecting his skills doing different blends, practicing, cutting and scratching. In a short amount of time, the young DJ upgraded from his basement to premiere nightclubs, private parties and corporate events throughout New York, Los Angeles, Miami and abroad.
At his prime, Magic started off deejaying for the likes of Amerie, Brooke Valentine, Young Jeezy, Obie Trice, Jaheim, Sheek Mario, Busta Rhymes, Jeremiah, Manio, to name a few. And at venues such as, Strata, Mars 2112, Corner 51, Cherry Lounge, Mansion, Sobe Live, Colors, Element, Imperil, Rose Castle, Duvet, Aspen, Touch, and many more.
Magic continues to step up his game and DJs full-time. He is the official US DJ for Christian Audigier’s Soho flagship store in New York City every Saturdays and Sundays as well as other locations. In 2007, he won the SEA (Southern Entertainment Award) in the category of Best Reggae/Reggaeton Mixtape. He is booked five days a week to deejay throughout the five boroughs for A-listers and partygoers alike. He also deejays for Radio Station 95.9, Wah Gwan, and strongislandradio.com . In addition, Magic gives out free CDs every four months. On January 7, 2009, DJ Magic AKA Da Gift was announced the newest member of Big Dawg Pitbulls, a respected crew of DJs created by Hot 97's own Funkmaster Flex. Magic has join the likes of Mister Cee, DJ Khaled, Massive B, Cipha Sounds, Bobby Trends, Big Kap, Jazzy Joyce, to name a few. He also took it a step by putting out his own DJ Magic truck to promote himself. The work never stops for DJ Magic. He recently releases a mix-tape “DOIN MY THANG” DA REGGAE EDITION PT 1 which is creating a major buzz in the music industry. Music is my passion, says DJ Magic. The talent individual produced the remix to Artist (Miguel All I want is you). Which was played at every major radio stations worldwide.
On January 24, 2011— Brooklyn’s own DJ Magic of Funk MasterFlex’s Big Dawg Pitbulls has been named an official DJ of HOT 97 and will be the station’s premiere disc jockey every first Saturday from 2AM to 4AM. From the 70′s to the new millennium, Hot 97 has been the dominating force in NYC’s urban music scene and has continued to crush the competition with ease and consistent content. With the addition of DJ Magic aka Da Gift, the station will continue to flourish with the talents of this HOT spin master.
DJ Magic continues to establish a well-known reputation playing a variety of music genres for a mainstream crowd. “I have come a long way doing what I love, giving people what they want while keeping the nightlife scene hot and poppin.” Not every DJ can move a crowd. This is the gift Magic stimulates on the dance floor.
DJ Magic is part of The Pitbulls, a respected crew of DJs created by HOT 97's own Funk Flex. In 2013, he became the official DJ for MUSCLE MILK. In Magichas organized the biggest and most anticipated Custom Car and Bike Show in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY.