Jimmy Amu, popularly referred to as Jimmy Jatt recently celebrated his birthday on the 15th of October in Lagos, Nigeria. The man from Ijebu Ode in Ogun state is a disc jockey (DJ) and a force to reckon with his this field of entertainment.
Born in Lagos Island, he rose from obscurity to an internationally recognized disc jockey (DJ) bringing innovation and redefinition to the industry. He is widely recognized as the pioneer of the profession in Nigeria and one of those who made the profession an enviable one across Africa.
According to him, he started his journey as far back as 1990 and while facing various challenges through his journey. He is one, who many young people look up to as a mentor and a role model due to his unprecedented success in the profession. He also hosts an entertainment show by himself which he calls; Jimmy’s Jump Off.
He recently shared a photo of himself on Twitter back then and now, narrating how much he has evolved from an unknown teenager to a celebrity.
The photo shows two photos, one of him rocking a suit and wearing shades and the other a recent picture of Jimmy Jatt wearing a suit, and rocking pair of shades with a hat.
In the throwback picture he was a teenager.
“So, I’ve always loved black suit, white shirt and Glasses I guess… teenage me/me now #throwback #throwbackthursday” wrote Jimmy Jatt in the caption of the picture.
Jimmy Jatt undoubtedly is a legend after spending over 25 years in the industry.