Born in Chicago, Boo Williams has been a part of Chicago’s house music entourage since 1981. When he first stepped up to the turntables and started djing, he was influenced by his family who had a big impact on his music career today.
Growing up as a teenager listening to Blues, Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Disco and Jazz Funk, artists like: Roy Ayers, Gill Scott, Heron, Minnie Rippleton, Chaka Khan, Patrick Adams, Leroy Burgess, George Duke, Jeff Lobber, George Clinton, Donald Bird, Ronnie Laws, Gladys Knight, and Etta James, this Inspired Boo in the early 80’s to become a Dj. Also going to parties listening to Lil Louis, Larry Heard,Ron Hardy, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Steve Silk Hurley, Steve Poindexter, WKKC, and many other great producers and artists from Chicago. This lead Boo to play at some of Chicago’s finest spots back then like; The Power House, Medusa, The HummingBird, Gentle Persuasion, AKA’s, Ascott Hotel, The Bismarck Hotel, and The Congress Hotel, just to name a few.
Later down the line, He’d get together his best friend and spiritual brother Glenn Underground. Who took him in with open arms and showed him how to make music. And they became, Strictly Jaz Unit. Creating their own style of music by making and releasing some of the best music in our scene today. They own their record label: Strictly Jaz Unit Muzic and Strictly Jaz Unit Extensions, and will continue to put out countless hits for our music industry. As of now, Boo is traveling all over the globe and still making music and giving great service to the masses. His goal is to keep the industry wondering what’s next to come. P.S House Music will never die!!