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DJ Spinna

DJ Spinna has been a purveyor of quality music since the beginning of his production career. Over the past seven years, DJ Spinna has established himself as one of the hardest working producers in the industry. He has produced numerous tracks and remixes for notable artists such as Michael Jackson, De La Soul, DAS EFX, MC Eiht, George Michael, Mary J. Blige, Ronny Jordan, Mos Def, Pharoahe Monch, EMINEM, Jungle Brothers, Grand Puba, Sadat X and Polyrhythm Addicts. DJ Spinna is part of the underground duo JIGMASTAS whose album was released on the Beyond Real Recordings label which he also co-owns.

Due to DJ Spinna's multi-dimensional sound, his production credibility has expanded on a world wide level. He has contributed to the success of many European based groups such as, Shawn Escoffery, Shirley Bassey, 4 Hero, Rae & Christian, Attica Blues, Urban Species, Moke, Nightmares on Wax, Phoebe One and Les Nubians.

In Japan, DJ Spinna has worked with DJ Krush, Shina Jupei, Shaka Zombie, Soul Scream, Tiger and platinum recording artist Double.

In June 1999, DJ Spinna released his own album entitled "Heavy Beats, Volume 1" on Rawkus Records. This album featured collaborations with EMINEM, Talib Kweli, Al Tariq of the Beatnuts, Problemz, Black Attack, Apani B-Fly Emcee, Thirstin Howell, Joc Max.

From the album, the single entitled "Rock" remains a dance floor classic throughout Europe and Japan. "Heavy Beats, Volume 1" is an underground Hip-Hop classic, and one of Rawkus' best selling albums.

Arguably, DJ Spinna is recognized as one of the best DJ's worldwide. He has over fifteen years of experience as a DJ, and has been collecting records since childhood. DJ Spinna started his professional career as a college jock at Binghamton University. He has guest appeared on Kiss FM (NY), and became a resident DJ on WBAI Pacifica radio.

DJ Spinna's visibility as a DJ and producer has allowed him to tour Japan and Europe. He appeared as a guest DJ on numerous radio programs including, J-Wave (Japan), BBC1 (Europe), Xfm (London) Radio Nova (France), and countless others.

Having a deep rooted and diverse background in music gives DJ Spinna the ability to navigate crowds into frenzies. His sets range from Hip-Hop, break beats, R&B, rare grooves, to classic soul, funk, jazz, disco classics, house and vintage garage tunes.

DJ Spinna has already made history at the most popular venues around the world like, Club Yellow (Tokyo), The End (London) and Paradiso (Amsterdam).

On a national level, he has played at venues such as, Double Door and Buddah Bar (Chicago), the Om Records party at the Winter Music Conference (Miami), the ongoing Phat-n-Jazzy party at the Saphire Club (Orlando), the Diesel Jeans/Revolution Magazine party at the Magic Show 2000 (Las Vegas).

In New York, DJ Spinna has played at the China Club, S.O.B's, Tramps, The Spy Bar, The Tin Room, Filter 14, Centro Fly, Vinyl, Shine and Guernica.

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  • Jan 24
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    TBA - Amsterdam, NL >
  • Jan 29
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    Love Vinyl - london, UK >
  • Jan 30
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    Editions Hotel - london, UK >
  • Jan 31
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    Djoon - Paris, France >