Bigga Rankin Discusses Origins of Cool Runnings DJs, Making Superstars and Making Mistakes [Exclusive Video Interview]
Whether keeping a club jumping until the break of dawn, introducing new music to the masses or backing up your favorite rapper behind the ones and twos in a jam-packed arena, the DJ keeps his finger on the pulse of rap music. And celebrity DJ Bigga Rankin is one of the most powerful record spinners in the business.
With 61 DJs on his team, he is CEO/founder of one of the most influential DJ crews in the country, Cool Runnings DJs. His promotions expertise has been utilized at such powerhouse labels as Young Jeezy’s imprint CTE, Atlantic Records, Def Jam and Interscope.
As well as touring the globe with the likes of Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, 8Ball & MJG and 2Chainz, Bigga Rankin is rapidly approaching super stardom. His RNR mixtape series has helped to ignite the careers of Plies, Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, B.O.B and Gucci Mane. And in the process, he has collected more music awards than he can keep up with.
“We’re record breakers. But we’re solid,” says Bigga. “They stand by the same things that I came in the game. I don’t play no diss records. I don’t take no sides in no beef. We don’t draw no lines in the sand. We’re just here to break records and make superstars.”
See below for part one of an exclusive interview with Bigga below.