Pinnacle: From Teaneck Local DJ to Industry Heavyweight

DJ Pinnacle, a native of Teaneck, New Jersey, has carved an impressive career in the music industry, establishing himself as a versatile and influential DJ. A Hampton University alumnus, Pinnacle began his DJ journey in 2006, starting with small local parties at VFW and Elks Lodge events. His talent quickly earned him a residency at Geronimo’s in Teaneck, NJ, in 2007, followed by a coveted spot at the Temple (T-NY) nightclub in New York City.

In 2009, Pinnacle’s career took a significant leap forward when he secured his first radio residency at New Jersey’s Elite 97.5 FM. This platform allowed him to reach a broader audience and gain further recognition. Since then, he has held numerous residencies across New Jersey and New York City, performing alongside accomplished DJs such as Alex Sensation, DJ Camilo, Funk Flex, DJ Self, and various celebrities.

Pinnacle’s reputation for organizing successful events and weekly parties in New Jersey and New York is well-known. His collaboration with prominent record labels further solidified his status in the music industry. In the summer of 2015, Pinnacle joined the DJ Family, and in January 2019, he was inducted into Da Union DJs, LLC., a prestigious DJ organization. As the first representative from New Jersey in Da Union DJs, Pinnacle became part of a network that spans New York, Atlanta, Baltimore, Texas, the Midwest, Canada, and London.

Pinnacle’s talent has also been showcased on various radio platforms. He has been a guest mix show DJ for SiriusXM’s Shade 45 and SiriusXM FLY channels and has appeared on DTLR Radio, WFXE Foxie 105.1 FM in Columbus, GA, and WJMN JAM’N 94.5 FM in Boston, MA. His dynamic style and ability to connect with audiences have made him a sought-after DJ for live performances.

Touring has been another significant aspect of Pinnacle’s career. He has served as a tour DJ for emerging artists, opening for acts like Fetty Wap and A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie. Currently, he is the official tour DJ for Pineapple Citi, a Red Bull Records recording artist.

Beyond DJing, Pinnacle is a skilled re-mixer and entrepreneur. He founded New Level Entertainment LLC, a company dedicated to providing top-notch entertainment services. Additionally, he runs the Vibez N’ Chill Twitch show, Mixtape, and Event brand, where he blends R&B, Dancehall, Afrobeats, Amapiano, and Deep House music, creating unique and immersive experiences for his audience.

Pinnacle’s journey from local DJ to industry heavyweight is a testament to his talent, hard work, and dedication. He continues to leave a significant footprint in the nightlife, radio, entrepreneurship, and event management spheres.

Pinnacle offers a diverse repertoire that spans mainstream, hip-hop, and beyond, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all attendees. Whether for radio, touring, or live streaming, Pinnacle’s ability to create the best environment sets him apart as a premier DJ and entertainer.

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