Jamaican Gospel Reggae Artiste Nicholas Eccleston, more popularly known as DJ Nicholas born on the 29th of October has become one of the leading Gospel Artiste from the Caribbean. In his early years as a teenager searching for truth he became a marijuana smoker, very rebellious and immersed in the Rastafarian Religion. His life was then changed by a scripture in the Bible from Acts 4:12. Since then he has been a music minister and follower of Jesus Christ.
DJ Nicholas has performed in the USA, UK, Canada, South America, Suriname, Virgin Islands, Costa Rica, Belize, several Caribbean Islands and more. He has shared stages with TD Jakes, Shirley Caesar, Israel Haughton, Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, Cece Winans, Marvin Winans, Lecrae, Tye Tribette and more.
DJ Nicholas has received ‘number one’ songs on radio stations in the Caribbean, Canada and in the USA on WLIB 90AM. Some of his more popular songs are Naa Bow, Holy Ghost Church, Testimony (about his transformation from an extreme Rasta to a Christian), Things Already Better, Holy Ghost Gym, Cut It Off and more.
He’s a multi award winning artiste, winning awards in Florida, New York and the Caribbean, Some of his most recent Awards are Gospel Artiste Of The Year at the 2012 YVA Awards in Kingston Jamaica, ‘The Atlanta Caribbean Gospel Awards’ 2012 for ‘Album Of The Year’ and the ‘Caribbean Artiste Of TheYear’ at the ‘Holy Hip Hop 2012 Awards’ 2012.
He Has done interviews on BBC Radio U.K. and has performed on most premier Caribbean Gospel events including Fun in the Son Jamaica, Barbados Gospel Fest, St. Vincent Gospel Fest, St. Lucia Jazz Fest and more.
Nicholas has so far released three albums ‘On The Shout,’ ‘Louder Than Ever’ and most recent on October 29th 2011 he released ‘School Of Volume.’ His album launches are some of the biggest that are held in Jamaica. He received number one music video on CVM TV Hit List (Jamaica) September 09 and RETV for the music video ‘Holy Ghost Gym.’His albums are available on iTunes, amazon.com and djnicholas.net.
Nicholas is one of the directors of a growing recording studio and booking agency called ‘On The Shout Records’ (www.ontheshoutrecords.com). He’s the co-founder of ‘Caribbean Gospel Online Marketing’ (www.cgomservices.com) He is also an ordained Deacon at his church New Life Assembly of God where he fellowships. He’s the husband of one wife, ‘Sandra Eccleston.’
This man of God is the co-founder along with Kevin Smith (the founder) of ‘A Betta Tomorrow’ (www.abettatomorrow.com), an outreach traveling across Jamaica, an event sometimes with tens of thousands in attendance. Souls have been saved and lives have been changed through this event.
This is just the beginning… DJ Nicholas would love you to be a part of His ministry.
Ministry Statement: To minister the undiluted word of God uncompromisingly with power, through the language of the Caribbean music professionally to the furtherance of God’s Kingdom.