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DJ Tony Tempo, who started his DJ livelihood in New York City, has played some of the major carnivals and fetes around the world including Atlanta, New York, Trinidad and Tobago Caribana in Canada, Miami, Tampa, and Washington D.C., Germany, Bermuda, Bahamas and London to name a fe.. He has played for the largest mas bands at the Atlanta Folk Festival Carnival for the past 15 years and was voted "Best Soca Sound" at the 3rd Annual Atlanta Caribbean Awards in 2002. He also was the lead DJ for the sound crew that won top honors for the first two years. Also, he is one of the "100 Most Influential West Indians in Atlanta." As voted by a Caribbean newspaper. 


He has worked on the same stage as the world's legendary Reggae and Soca stars including Krosfyah, Byron Lee and the Dragonaires, Machel Montano, Kes,Iwer George, Traffik, Alison Hinds and Square One, Rupee, Mr. Killa. Reggae sensation's Sanchez and Elephant Man, The Mighty Sparrow and the Mighty Shadow. Also, along some Jamaican sounds like Renaissance, Black Chiney and Mighty Crown and other top soca DJ’s around the world. He was the headline DJ at Christmas in Paradise in St. Thomas. His pulsating rhythms along with the singing of musical guests Gerald Levert, Kelly Price and Beres Hammond kept the more than 10,000 party people jamming all weekend.

DJ Tony Tempo continues to awe fans with his mixing skills while converting even more listeners to the joys and delights of his musical styling..


He was putting out his mixes before the term Podcast was used.

Tony Tempo is a 7 time International DJ of the Year nominee which is governed by the International Soca Awards committee (ISA)

.::Career Highlights and Awards::.

1999 - Djtonytempo.com comes online - First site to bring SOCA music to the Internet.
2000 - Atlanta's Sound of the year*
2001 - Atlanta's Sound of the year*
2002 - Atlanta's DJ of the Year
2002 - Voted "100 Most Influential West Indians in Atlanta."
2003 - Nominated International Soca DJ of the Year (ISA)
2003 - On BBC 1Xtra Int'l Soca Show w/ DJ Slic & Machel Montano
2003 - Soca Remix of "Pon D River" reached UK top charts
2004 - Nominated Int'l Soca DJ of the Year (ISA)
2004 - 1st DJ to bring SOCA to the #1  R&B Big Radio Station, v103
2004 - On BBC 1Xtra Int'l Soca Show w/ DJ Slic & Machel Montano, London
2005 - Remixed Elvis White's "Sexy Waist" which reached 5 on caribbean charts
2005 - Nominated International Soca DJ of the Year (ISA)
2005 - Nominated Best Soca Mix(ISA)
2005 - Best Sound on Road for Nottinghill Carnival London
2006 - Nominated International Soca DJ of the Year (ISA)
2006 - Nominated Best Soca Mix(ISA)
2006 - Played for winning band on road in Los Angeles Carnival(Jumbies)
2007 - Nominated International Soca DJ of the Year (ISA)
2007 - Nominated Best Soca Mix(ISA)
2007 - Nominated Best Soca Internet Radio (ISA)
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2008 - Winner of Soca vs Reggae Clash in Bermuda
alongside Soca Twins (Germany) & D General
(Bermuda)
2009 - Germany Carnival
2009 - Winner of Soca vs Reggae Clash in Bermuda
alongside Soca Twins (Germany) & D General
(Bermuda) AGAIN!!!
2009 - Became member of the elite Shadyville Caribbean
organization
2009 - Nominated International Soca DJ of the Year (ISA)

2018 - Band of the Year DJ Unity Mas Band (Raleigh Carnival)

2019 - Best Truck Winery Mas  (Hollywood Carnival)

* denotes that Tony Tempo was the lead DJ of the crew that won

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Machel Montano & TonyTempo

Machel Montano & TonyTempo