Jay Dunaway began his DJ career 1990. Dunaway formerly known as DJ XLNC loved mixtapes and decided to release the Crown Jewels Series. Which was popular in Toronto and surrounding cities. As Dunaway started to have success with his mixtapes, he had a chance to meet many stars along the way from Canada to the United States to Trinidad to Jamaica. These chance meeting let to Dunaway working with many more Canadian and Internation artists such as the Boot Camp Clik (NYC), Ciara, Babyblue Soundcrew, The Rascals, Wayne Wonder, Buju Banton, Khago, 112, Maxi Priest, Choclair, Frankie Payne, Jay-Z, Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, Baby Cham, Kevin Lyttle, Kid Capri, Zhane, Glen Lewis, Russel Peter, Beenie Man, Kardinal Offishall, Argos Football Team, Raptors Basketball Team and more…
Dunaway also produces various music contributing to the talent of many Canadian and Caribbean artists. In 2007, DJ Jay Dunaway began hosting his own radio show on Crown Jewels Radio and since then, has started another show called ‘Playmode Mixshow’.

Bottom line, Dunaway has traveled all over the world, rockin’ parties as well as hosting several corporate events for Fortune 500 companies and plays exclusive wedding celebrations. Alongside DJ D-Smooth (Co-founder) of Boogiefreshcollective.com

Dunaway continues his journey to musical anarchy, mixing his way into the heads and hearts that has made him loved and admired by music fans all over the world.
Make sure you contact him and check him out in 2018!

Our Reach

DJ Residencies & Venues:
Eglinton Grand, Pearson Convention, Mississauga Grand, Mississauga Convention Centre, Steam Whistle, The Manor, Jump Restaurant, Grand Lux, Old Mill, Thompson Hotel (Toronto), The Docks, The Phoenix Concert Hall, Roy Thompson Hall, LaPorte, The Ballet (Toronto), Shallow Groove / Neck of the Woods, Switch, Karma Nightclub – St Catherine’s, &Co. (Mississauga), FOGO (Oakville), Enfield Fox (Mississauga), Guvernment / The Drink (Toronto), Inside (Toronto), Money (Toronto), Rockwood (Toronto), The Drake (Toronto), The Parkdale Drink (Toronto), Madbar (Toronto), Afterlife (Toronto), La Rouge (Toronto), Krave (Toronto), The Hoxton (Toronto), Quarters McMaster Campus (Hamilton), Koi (Hamilton), Club Se7en (Niagara Falls), Rumors Nightclub (Niagara Falls), 77 (Hamilton), El efe (Mississauga) Nomads (Toronto) and more..

Radio Appearances
Flow 93.5 FM Saturday Mix Show, Kiss 92 FM HipHop Show, MuchMusic Vibe Show, Wild Z101 FM – Niagara Falls, CHRY – 105.5 FM, Project Bounce – 89.5 FM, McMaster – 93.3

Outside of GTA
Florida, Detroit MI, New York NY, Buffalo NY, Vancouver CA, Edmonton CA, Burlington CA, Hamilton CA, St. Catharines CA, Timmins CA, Sudbury CA, Barrie CA, Windsor CA, Kitchener CA, London, CA

Worked with
Red Bull, Foot Locker, City of Mississauga, TD Canada Trust Credit, Lacoste Live, Royal Ontario Museum, inSauga.com, McMaster University, Ryerson University, York University Garage Clothing, Fever International Dance Competition, Hudson’s Bay Company, Shoppers Drug Mart, Black Card Events, Thompson Hotel, King Catering, St Michael’s Church, Socacize, Boston Pizza, Caledon Karate, World Class Karate, Joanne Chapman School of Dance

Drake, Jay-z, De La Soul, A-Trak, DJ Premier, Dmx, Bone Thugs, Fatman Scoop, Special Ed, Kardinal Offishall, Shawn Desmond, DJ Kid Capri, Keisha Chante, Black Moon, Buju Banton, Beenie Man, Wayne Wonder, Cham, Sanchez, Maxi Priest Donavan Bailey, Vince Carter, Jason Kidd, Tracy Mcgrady, Mario Van Pebbles, Denzel Washington Rod Steward, Scratch from The Roots, Rahzel and more…