Violator DJ Showtyme started at an early age. At age 3 his Mother taught him how to read and comprehend at a 2nd grade level. By age 5 his father bought him his first crate of records, throughout his grammar and middle-aged years he took first in poetry and speech contests. Showtime’s Mom died in 1986 from Ovarian Cancer and he started emceeing talent shows. His first contest, he dedicated to his Mom and the crowd went crazy. He kept rapping during his High School years grabbing the attention of Pink House, Terry Hunter and First Lady. After High School, Showtyme studied Radio/TV at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He started doing all of the school parties for the frats and sororities on campus and ding and holding positions at WIDB FM. He continued rapping as well doing his debut album in 1995. You can still find it selling overseas. Showtyme then returned to Chicago in 2004 he joined Full Impact DJs with Jamal Smallz from WGCI. He stayed with Impact Team for two years until he opened for DJ Slugo. Slugo started Violator Juke Squad DJs an extension of Violator All Star. Juke Squad remained intact for two years and Violator All Star DJs requested for Showtyme.
The rest as they say is history with DJ Showtyme DJing gigs, radio and opening for some of the biggest names in the industry. Acts include: Twista, Common Crucial Conflict, Tribe Called Quest Black Sheep, Omarion, G Herbo, NLE Choppa and Project Pat to name a few. Stations include Hip Hop Nation, Shade 45, WGCI WRBJ Hip Hop Weekly /magazine Jamz 104 in Madison, WI, WYRB, WYSB and more. Showtyme is currently the Co-Founder and PD of Blazzin 95.1 located in Los Angeles. A subsidiary of Kulturezine owned by Shakiji Abdul Malik and Tony Jordan focused of upliftment of the community and hip-hop culture. Lawrence “Violator DJ Showtyme” Clark has over 35 years in the music industry as a DJ, Producer, Artist and Radio Executive. Contact: [email protected]