With the late great DJ Roc Raida as his mentor, it's no wonder Harlem-based DJ Boogie Blind is known around the world for his exceptional scratching, beat-juggling, and DJ battle skills. After winning the 2001 Vestax battle, he was asked to join legendary DJ collective The X-ecutioners on the road, ... More >>
As a member of Krazy Kids Radio and the Ri$ky Bizne$$ Crew, local DJ Ant-1 is known for playing a broad variety of music, including '90s hip-hop and even the burgeoning trap music genre. Originally from Daly City, home to DJs like Shortkut and DJ Chicken Skratch, Ant-1 began his career in 1996 after ... More >>
Celebrating 25 years of DJing this year, Bay Area-born DJ Shortkut has had the kind of career that most DJs strive for: He's claimed multiple West Coast DMC championships, played alongside the legendary names of hip-hop, and designed best-selling DJ equipment for the Vestax brand. As part of the DJ ... More >>
Best known for his roles in hip-hop groupDilated Peoples and the world-champion DJ crew Beat Junkies , DJ Babu has lately been busy crafting his newest album, Duck Season 4. Winning various DJ battles like Vestax World Championships early in his career, and releasing ground-breaking albums l ... More >>
Is it easy being Green? In the case of DJ Green B, we'd have to say yes. The positive-thinking Boston transplant has been broadcasting her love for Jamaican music (and deep bass) from the Mission to the Western Addition and Potero Hill. She says that although dudes are still surprised to see a woman ... More >>
DJ Q-Bert The Independent December 26, 2008 Review and Photos by Eric K. Arnold Better than: Leftovers, sweaters from Grandma, reindeer roadkill 'Twas the night after Christmas, and all through the house, no one was unstirred, not even a mouse. The Independent's line up of Q-Bert, Mochipet, and J ... More >>
The Bay Area's Triple Threat DJs bring all their records to the party
What does DJ Marz do as a turntablist? Everything. All the time.