MAKJ Launches His Own KENZ Label & Premieres 'Get Whoa' Track: Exclusive

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California native Mackenzie Johnson, or MAKJ, has been immersed in dance music ever since the ripe age of 15, when he discovered a passion for DJing.

A decade later, the big-room DJ and producer has armored himself with a slew of Beatport top 10 releases, performances at prestigious festivals including Ultra and Coachella, and a coveted spot on DJ Mag’s latest Top 100 list.

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Billboard is excited to premiere the announcement of MAKJ’s own imprint, KENZ, along with its debut release "Get Whoa." Watch the video below:

“When someone really supported my music, I realized I could make it as an artist,” he reflects. “That’s the whole point of this record label. Helping other artists out there grow into what they want to become.”

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"Get Whoa" is an aggressive thumping track by the chief himself and New Orleans-based rapper Fly Boi Keno, who was previously featured on Jack U’s record "Beats Knockin'."