Dj/Producer

DJ SPINNA

Due to Spinna's multi dimensional sound, his production credibility has expanded on a world wide level

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, DJ Spinna is regarded as one of the most versatile and talented producers/DJ's/remixers in today's musical arena.

DJ Spinna has been a purveyor of quality music since the commencement of his production career. Over the past seven years, 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, Shaun Escofery, Grand Puba, Sadat X, Zero 7, Soul Live, 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. DJ Spinna also launched his own dance music label named WonderWax Music.

Due to 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 artists such as, Shirley Bassey, 4 Hero, Rae & Christian, Attica Blues, Urban Spieces, 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, Spinna released his own album entitled ''Heavy Beats, Volume 1'' on Rawkus Records. This album featured collaborations with 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.

DJ Spinna has over fifteen years of experience as a DJ, and has been collecting records since childhood. His professional career started as a college radio and party DJ at Binghamton University. DJ Spinna made a guest appearance on Kiss FM (NY) in 1994, became a resident DJ on WBAI’s Underground Railroad Program. Spinna's visibility as a DJ and producer has allowed him to tour Japan, Europe and Africa. He appeared as a guest DJ on numerous radio programs including, J-Wave (Japan), BBC1 (Europe), Radio Nova (France), YFM (South Africa) and countless others.

Having a deep rooted and diverse background in music has given 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, Cargo (London), 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 his home town (NYC), DJ Spinna has played at Club Shelter, S.O.B’s, Irving Plaza, The China Club. In New York, DJ Spinna has played at the China Club, S.O.B's, Irving Plaza, Tramps, Spy Bar, The Tin Room, Guernica, Shine, Vinyl, Filter 14, Club Shelter and Centro Fly. He has also played alongside many respected DJ's such as Kenny ''Dope'' Gonzalez, Louie Vega, DJ Shadow & Cut Khemist, Bob Sinclair, ?uestLove, Bobbito Garcia, Rich Medina, Francois K, DJ Yellow, Jazzy Jeff and DJ Muro to name a few.

Those who follow DJ Spinna’s work and have witnessed his DJ sets claim that DJ Spinna is bound to become one of the most powerful figures in the world of music.
Bye Bye Bye [feat. The Free Radikalz] - DJ Spinna
Holiday (DJ Spinna Vocal Remix) - Roy Ayers
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