Austria / Salzburg
DJ Jackson was born as Kerem Akin on August 25th, 1986 in Samsun/Turkey and shortly after his family moved to Ankara. At the age of 9 he and his family moved to Austria, for professional reasons of his father, working for the foreign ministry of Turkey. DJ Jackson started out at very young age to be interested in music and played his uncles keyboard on a regular basis during his childhood.
At the age of 17, when he started visiting clubs, he discovered his love for DJing. He started to spin records as a resident DJ at a bar in the historic centre of Salzburg. Shortly after first booking requests followed from the surroundings so DJ Jackson could make himself a good name in the Black- and House-Music-Scene. 2008 he got to meet the legendary Hip Hop DJ and producer DJ Tomekk, who was doing a club-tour through Austria at the time. In 2014 Tomekk offered him to produce a mix for his current single “Touch It” with Nena Buddemeier. The single hit the digital shelves of Amazon, iTunes, Google Music, etc on May 30th, 2014. Shortly after he produced remixes for “Ready 2 Party” by DJ Rasimcan, Baby Brown & Leftside and “Do Your Dance” by Young Dee, that was promoted by the artists as exclusive mix.
DJ Jackson already appeared with artists such as Kollegah, Favorite, Slick One, Basshunter, Edo Maajka, Rafet El Roman and Yusuf Güney.