DJ Blake performed at the biggest gig of his career at the beginning of this month (June 4-5) when he stood behind his DJ booth and spun for over 30,000 people at the JP Morgan Challenge Series over two days.
Jamaican born DJ Blake (real name Danvil Blake) is now using his vast networks and valuable connections developed from years of djing at hot spots all over NYC to concentrate on a worthwhile cause close to his heart and close to his
In order to give back to the culture that shaped him to be the successful DJ he is today Blake as set up a charity named Children’s Chance Jamaica (CCJa) which aims to help the primary (elementary)school in which he attended in Jamaica.
The mission of Children’s Chance Jamaica (CCJa) is to provide educational opportunities for students in rural Jamaica by supplying them with school supplies, clothing and other necessities to ensure educational success. By doing this, students will have a healthier learning environment with available resources to ensure they get the most enriching educational experience which will provide them with a prosperous future”
With already a strong backing from companies and the general public, Blake is hustling everyday to ensure that the charity reaches its full goal,which is to raise $6000 in the next 45 days. This money will be provide school supplies as well as go towards installing new bathroom facilities. This will hopefully be a stepping stone in order to develop larger donations inturn will allow CCJa to undergo larger projects. One of these projects is to hopefully rebuild the cafeteria which was shut down by the health department, this cafeteria will then hopefully generate profits which will ensure continued improvements to the facilities.
Companies like New York Jets, New York Giants and the Jamaican Achievement Mentorship have already jumped on board for Blake’s cause and hopefully many more will follow suit.
Born April 15,1987 in Jamaica Danvil Blake first touched a turntable at the age of 13 and has been continually honing his craft ever since. MUSIC is LIFE, LIFE is a PARTY is DJ Blake’s motto but he knows that to keep the party jumping takes skill, knowledge, hard work and a feel for the mood of the audience. Known for creating just the right blend of music that the moment calls for, his impressive grasp of many genres keeps his sound
fresh and each experience unique. DJ Blake knows how to give the crowd what they want while skillfully introducing them to new musical experiences. DJ Blake is a resident DJ at Dos Caminos, Gaslight Lounge and The Harbor in Montauk.