DJDefD

DJDefD

 Lithonia, Georgia, USA
BandHip HopFunk

Biography

DJ Def D was born and raised in New Orleans. Growing up in the 80's he fell in love with a wide large variety of music ranging from Hip Hop, brass bands, calypso, bass music, reggae, soul, jazz, to gospel. As a teen he had the opportunity to really embrace hip hop and understand the influence that other musical genres had on it. His love for the art and the understanding of the DJ's role in how those influences are incorporated into that art brings us to today where he is now official tour DJ for MC Truth Universal.

He has had the opportunity to perform all across North America playing such festivals as South by Southwest (SXSW), North by Northeast(NXNE), GreenUpNOLA festival and more. He has shared the stage with such exceptional acts as The Coup, Zion I, Talib Kweli, DeadPrez, Curren$y, OneBeLo, Planet Asia, and Digable Planets to name a few.

Currently he is resident DJ to two events that play a huge role in driving Louisiana's underground hip hop scene.. both in New Orleans Grassroots Hip Hop Showcase(New Olreans longest running hip hop showcase) every 1st Saturday and the SoundCLASH Beatbattle every 2nd Saturday..