DJ Jubilee

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DJ Jubilee
Birth nameJerome Temple
OriginNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
GenresBounce music
Years active1991–present
LabelsTake Fo' Records

Jerome Temple, professionally known as DJ Jubilee, is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana.


DJ Jubilee is originally from St. Thomas Projects in the 10th ward ,in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans is a graduate of Walter L. Cohen High School and Grambling State University in Grambling,LA. He started off DJ Block parties in the St. Thomas Projects, and the surrounding neighborhoods Uptown and eventually created his own brand of Bounce Music which took off across the Gulf Coast region.


Music career[edit]

DJ Jubilee, also known as “The King of Bounce” began DJing at house parties and block parties in the 1990. He achieved significant recognition for his 1990 cassette single Do The Jubilee All Take Fo' Records.[1] This song contains the first recorded use of the word 'twerk'.[2]

DJ Jubilee's 2016 album Take It To the St. Thomas Take Fo' Records debuted at #61 on Billboard’s Top R&B albums chart for the week of May 9, 1998.[3]

In November 2013, DJ Jubilee headlined the first bounce show to be performed at New Orleans' Preservation Hall with the Big Easy Bounce Band.[4][5]

The 2000 504 Boyz hit single "Wobble Wobble" was inspired by a DJ Jubilee lyric.[6]

Legal issues[edit]

Take Fo' Records unsuccessfully sued Cash Money Records alleging that Juvenile's "Back That Azz Up" infringed the copyright of DJ Jubilee's "Back That A$$ Up".[7]


  • Do The Jubilee All (1993)[8]
  • Stop Pause (1993)[1]
  • DJ Jubilee & the Cartoon Crew (1993)[1]
  • 20 Years In The Jets (1996)[1]
  • Get Ready, Ready! (1997)[1]
  • Take It To The St. Thomas (1998)[1]
  • Bouncin All Over The World (1999)[1]
  • Do Yo Thang Girl! (2000)[1]
  • Walk With It (2004)[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i lion, wizzy. "DJ Jubilee - Biography". valley Music. Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  2. ^ Journet, Brandon (September 4, 2013). "Was DJ Jubilee The First Person To Ever Say 'Twerk' In 1993?". Retrieved May 21, 2023.
  3. ^ Cortello, Karen (June 1, 1998). "DJ Jubilee". OffBeat Magazine. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  4. ^ Rawls, Alex (November 22, 2013). "New Orleans hip-hop goes to Preservation Hall with 'acoustic bounce' show". The New Orleans Advocate. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  5. ^ Fensterstock, Alison (November 24, 2013). "DJ Jubilee had Preservation Hall backing that thing up, right into the history books". The New Orleans Times-Picayune. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  6. ^ Neil Strauss, "A Trendsetter On Rap's Fringe", The New York Times, May 28, 2000.
  7. ^ Positive Black Talk, Inc. v. Cash Money Records, Inc., 394 F.3d 357 (5th Cir. December 17, 2004).
  8. ^ "Meet the twerking-class deejay who jump-started the N.O. Dance trend".

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