Jiggy Djé (NL)

Vincent Patty was born on the 26th of January, 1981 in Amersfoort. Vincent Patty, better known by his stage name Jiggy Djé, starts rapping around 1997. He begins his career as a member of the rap formation D.A.C. (de Amersfoortse Coöperatie), with whom he releases two albums: ‘diDACtici’ (2002) and ‘Professioneel Chillen’ (2005). In 2006, Jiggy Djé releases his debut solo album, ‘Noah’s Ark’. Magazine Nieuwe Revu puts the album on the fifth place of best Dutch hiphop albums of all time. The release of this album means also the establishment of Jiggy Djé's recordlabel, Noah’s Ark. The label releases music from artists like Murda, SpaceKees, Kraantje Pappie, Hef, SirOJ, and Jonna Fraser. In 2008, the rap formation Kohfie Konnect, with Jiggy Djé, Tenshun en Terilekst, releases the highly anticipated album ‘HETISZOVER’. Jiggy Djé releases his second solo album 'De Ark de Triomf' under Noah's Ark in 2009. In 2013, Jiggy Djé forms the rap group Great Minds, with producer Dokter Moon and Sticks (Opgezwolle) and Winne. Their album ‘Great Minds’ reaches the album charts on number two and is therefore the most successful hiphop album in the Dutch language till now. Besides running his recordlabel Noah's Ark and all other activities as MC, Jiggy Djé also teaches at the Herman Brood Academie in Utrecht and serves as a host of a Dutch radioshow on FunX. Photo made by Ilja Meefout
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