Kevin “DJ KJ” Shiver is the founding member and producer of famed EDM act K5. Kj has played central florida biggest clubs and venues such as JJ Whippers, Zuma Beach Club, Tabu, FireStone, House of Blues, Bliss, Roxy, Club LaVela, Hot Line, Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Florida. KJ and K5 ruled the airwaves and the club scene in the 90’s and had a number of radio & club hits. KJ has continued with countless collaborations with long time friend and partner in K5, Mickey Bono, along with vocal support from vocalists Dana Dee, Tia White, Terra Skye and many others. KJ’s first 10 years in the music business was spent as a Mobile Disk Jockey. KJ’s vast knowledge of music and the music business makes him a powerful and professional entertainer.
KJ wrote and recorded “Passion” with sweet sounding vocals of Tammy Wright. It was first put out on Orlando’s KRAM Records. It sold over 8,000 copies on 12″ vinyl and garnered a lot of mix-show play and mainstream radio play. It received such a response, that a bidding war for the single and subsequent album then followed. After offers from several labels, K5 was signed to Robbins Entertainment/BMG for the U.S. and ISBA Records for Canada, Formaldehyde/Mercury Records and universal records Germany. The single for “Passion” went on to sell more than 1,000,000 copies worldwide and earned a gold record.
KJ can be herd on his weekly radio mix show every Saturday Night on Ocala’s Q92.9FM 10-12 & 3-5. and Gainesville’s Party 99.5 12-1 sat.