8 Facts You NEED To Know About #CapitalSTB Superstar DJ Jillionaire
Superstar DJ Jillionaire is set to play a banging set at this year's Capital Summertime Ball with Vodafone. Here's what you need to know about him!
1. What is Jillionaire's real name?
His real name is Chris Leacock and he is a Trinidad-born producer successful as both an energetic solo act and as part of DJ dream team Major Lazer.
2. Jillionaire loves trying all the different types of food when he's on tour.
Like pretty much every human, he is a massive foodie. His all time favourite sweet treat is the Turkish pastry "baklava".
3. What is his favourite country to visit?
His favourite place to visit in the world is New Zealand because of warmth of the people remind him of home. #Aww
4. Which track goes down well in his epic DJ sets?
He’s a big fan of Avicii’s tune ‘Levels’ saying it ’always gets the crowd going’. Well, Jillionaire is following in the footsteps of the Swedish DJ when he takes to the #CapitalSTB stage in 2016!
5. Who were Jillionaire's inspirations as a kid?
Prince’s epic tune ‘When Doves Cry’ was a big influence on him when he was growing up in Trinidad and Tobago. We think we can all agree he's got a good taste in music right?
6. How would he describe himself in three words?
If he was to describe himself in three words it would be ‘Man.Of.Distinction.' We're not going to argue with that!
7. He's really not a big fan of flying...at all!
He actually despises flying even though he has to tour the continents regularly. Well that's the price you pay when you're a world-famous DJ.
8. Does Jillionaire have his own record label?
He actually has his very own record label called ‘Feel Up Records’. The label specialises in mashing house and electro with the warm caribbean rhythms of soca and dancehall. #EPIC