Deejay St. Joel
Deejay St. Joel started deejaying in East Bloomington, MN at 17 years of age, deejaying house parties and started broadcasting at John F. Kennedy Senior High School's TV Station as an anchor in midday school updates. Attending Bemidji State University in Bemidji, MN in 1997 and started in radio at 89.7 KBSU College Radio, where the Name "Joel The Jock That Rock's" was created.
Tapping into the small almost non-existent hip-hop scene where Joel was able to create a name for himself, began a Hip-Hip Radio Show, a three hour show once a week, later reading a 30 Second Dairy Queen script in Introduction to Audio class and was instantly hired at RP Broadcasting as a board operator, which later turned into an On-Air Position at their three Radio Stations: 103.7 The Mix, 98.3 Real Country Bemidji and 1360 AM Sports Talk Radio.
After Bemidji State Joel was hired by Radio One as a Promotions Assistant and Part time On-Air Announcer at B96.3 in Mpls, MN and began spinning in MPLS Nightclubs. Switching his name From "Joel The That Rocks" to "Iball The Loudmouth" for a fresh new start as a Hype Man for Souls of Life Records in the Late 90's Minneapolis MN hip hop scene, collaborating with artists such as: Golden, Jayechs, Try-D, Jacque Ku'Sto, Unknown Prophets, Kanser, 612 Records, Ankor, Grip. By 2002 Joel Quit Radio and Tackled the strip club scene realizing how fast money can be made because exotic dancers tip the deejay at the end of the night. Joel Started at Dream Girls in 1997 as a bouncer during summer break where he got a taste of the fast life, then officially deejaying at 418 in late 2001, moving to Jake's in Coates MN by late 2002, in the same year worked for Class Act in Cannon Falls MN, and Border Lounge in Hager City Wisconsin, by 2003 Joel helped start Fat Jack's Cabaret in Bock, MN all owned by the same owner at the time, later leaving for the Big Time" Deja Vu Mpls" in July 0f 2004. The Ultimate and Top of the Strip Club Chain and most well-known strip-club in Minnesota.
For last time, Joel Changed his name to "Deejay St.Joel." He dj'd for the Vu until 2012 and resigned to start his own company called "Freshwater Deejays." From 2009-2013 Joel was a resident dj on Thursday Nights at Pov's Sports Bar in Andover and Spring Lake park, MN. In 2010, he started djing Professional Boxing Matches for Seconds Out Promotions a MN based fight company. In 2012 he started a Friday Night Residency in his hometown at the Sports Page. In 2013, Joel began a run with Treasure Island Casino for Bingo Gone Wild and still currently provides emcee's and dj's for BGW. In 2012, he was named the Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group Dj for Live MMA, Boxing and K1 Kickboxing. Through the Driller Fight company Joel was noticed by Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel a premier casino of the Midwest. He is currently the house dj for Mystic Lake and dj's every Friday Night on The Promenade Stage for the Friday Night Dance Party and Lucky Seven Dance Off. Freshwater Deejays currently has 8 residencies which includes, Mystic Lake Casino, Treasure Island Casino, 7 Clans Casino, Arizona's Bar and Grill in Shakopee, Poor Richard's Bloomington, Poor Richard's Burnsville, Driller Promotions and Chosen Few Fighting Championships Madison Wisconsin. Freshwater currently books 9 dj's on a regular basis.
Freshwater Records was formed in late 2013. Freshwater Records manages recording artists and currently has 4 artists on the label. Through consistency and hard work the Freshwater camp and St.Joel continue to to climb to endless ladder. Be on the look out for the Freshwater Deejays and recording artist.