DJ ELEMENT


DJ Element is a Phoenix native. Element fell into DJing while growing up in Phoenix, Arizona by way of the Salt River Indian Reservation. His style is eclectic. His repertoire is all-encompassing: Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dancehall, Moombahton, Trap, Twerk, Electro and everything in between. Element was one of the original DJ's at the world famous Blunt Club, Arizona's longest running Hip-Hop monthly, which is running 15 years strong. Element is also international. He has guested at events and venues in Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, France, Netherlands, South Africa, and Germany. He has opened for heavy hitters such as: James Brown, A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Krs-One, De La Soul, Big Daddy Kane, Rakim, and Slick Rick, The Roots, Jane's Addiction, Incubus, and Audioslave.

Accolades :
•1998 Culture Shock DJ Battle Champion
•1999 Culture Shock DJ Battle Champion
•2002 Guitar Center AZ Champion
•2002 U.S. Regional Finalist
•2003 Guitar Center AZ Champion
•2003 U.S. Regional Finalist
•2004, 2005 and 2006 Best of Phoenix New Times Winner (DJ/Turntablist Category)
•2012 Illements B-Boy/Girl Choice Award for Best DJ in the USA
•2012 B-Boy Summit Lifetime Achievement Award
•2012 Best Of Phoenix New Times (Hip-Hop DJ Category)
•2013 performed with DJ Qbert as he was being inducted into the Musical Instrument Museum for his innovations and contributions to Hip- Hop Culture.
•2014 B-Boy City Scratch DJ Champion
•2014 Breakin' Hearts Scratch DJ Champion
•2015 B-Boy City Scratch DJ Champion
•2015 Recognized by the Indigenous Heard Museum for his contribution and dedication to music.
•2016 B-Boy City Scratch DJ Champion
•2016 Breakin' Hearts Scratch DJ Champion
•2016 Scratch Exchange 4 DJ Champion
•2016 Received a key to the city from the Mayor of Austin for contributions to inner-city youth in Texas.

Press: Phoenix New Times (Cover), Sonik Magazine (Cover), AZ Weekly (Cover), Urb Magazine, Spin Magazine, XXL Magazine, The Source, Houston Hip-Hop, Catch Me If You Can (Graff Magazine), 944 magazine, AZ Republic, Java Magazine, Native Peoples Magazine, USA Today, Authum Action News, Gila River Indian News, etc.

T.V.: MTV, VH1, BET, CNN, PBS, TEEN CHOICE AWARDS, Smash on M.E. (Austin), AustinVille TV Show (Austin), etc.
Movies: featured in Marcy Garriott's INSIDE THE CIRCLE.
Music production and mixes for: NBC, CBS, Reality TV Show: Raw Vegas T.V., Scion, Nissan, NBA, Redbull Music Academy, MLB, Monster Energy, Miramax, N.I.G.A, and Disney.

Random Facts:
• Started DJing in 1996
• Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona (by way of the Salt River Indian Reservation)
•In 2003, went on tour as the opening act for Perry Farrell's LOLLAPALOOZA TOUR (30 cities)
•Has played on local radio stations: Power 98, Kiss 104.7 (Clear Channel), 101.5 Jamz, and 101.1 The Beat
•Became a member of Armory Massive Worldwide (Label, Retail Brand, & Events) in 2002
•Has done private events for Jimmy Kimmel, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlie Murphy, Ben Savage, Kendrick Lamar, Danny Glover, etc.
•Became a member of the world famous Knucklehead Zoo Crew from Las Vegas, Nevada in 2012.

Heavily involved with the B-boy Community. i've done the follow events
worldwide:
Rock The Bells X Freestyle Session- LA, SF, NYC, DC
Freestyle Session World Finals- Tokyo, Japan
Out For Fame U.S. Tour (all 15 cities)
B-Boy Summit- Los Angeles, CA
Furious Styles Anniversary- PHX, AZ
Massive Monkee Day- Seattle, WA
B-Boy City- Austin, TX
Hip Hop Connection- Roma, Italy
B-Boy Unit U.S.A.- LA, CA
B-Boy Pro Am- Miami, FL
Scribble Jam- Cincinnatti, OH
Freestyle Session Japan- Tokyo, Japan
Freestyle Session Spain- Barcelona, Spain
Freestyle Session Korea- Seoul, Korea
R-16 World Finals- Seoul, Korea
R-16 USA Finals- Las Vegas, NV
IBE World Finals- Amsterdam, Netherlands
Battle Of The Year U.S.A- Hollywood, CA and Las Vegas, NV
Battle Of The Year World Finals- Hannover, Germany
Outbreak- Orlando, FL
Hip-Hop International World Finals - Las Vegas, NV in '12-'14.

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DJ Element is a Phoenix native. Element fell into DJing while growing up in Phoenix, Arizona by way of the Salt River Indian Reservation. His style is eclectic. His repertoire is all-encompassing: Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dancehall, Moombahton, Trap, Twerk, Electro and everything in between. Element was one of the original DJ's at the world famous Blunt Club, Arizona's longest running Hip-Hop monthly, which is running 15 years strong. Element is also international. He has guested at events and venues in Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, France, Netherlands, South Africa, and Germany. He has opened for heavy hitters such as: James Brown, A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Krs-One, De La Soul, Big Daddy Kane, Rakim, and Slick Rick, The Roots, Jane's Addiction, Incubus, and Audioslave.

Accolades :
•1998 Culture Shock DJ Battle Champion
•1999 Culture Shock DJ Battle Champion
•2002 Guitar Center AZ Champion
•2002 U.S. Regional Finalist
•2003 Guitar Center AZ Champion
•2003 U.S. Regional Finalist
•2004, 2005 and 2006 Best of Phoenix New Times Winner (DJ/Turntablist Category)
•2012 Illements B-Boy/Girl Choice Award for Best DJ in the USA
•2012 B-Boy Summit Lifetime Achievement Award
•2012 Best Of Phoenix New Times (Hip-Hop DJ Category)
•2013 performed with DJ Qbert as he was being inducted into the Musical Instrument Museum for his innovations and contributions to Hip- Hop Culture.
•2014 B-Boy City Scratch DJ Champion
•2014 Breakin' Hearts Scratch DJ Champion
•2015 B-Boy City Scratch DJ Champion
•2015 Recognized by the Indigenous Heard Museum for his contribution and dedication to music.
•2016 B-Boy City Scratch DJ Champion
•2016 Breakin' Hearts Scratch DJ Champion
•2016 Scratch Exchange 4 DJ Champion
•2016 Received a key to the city from the Mayor of Austin for contributions to inner-city youth in Texas.

Press: Phoenix New Times (Cover), Sonik Magazine (Cover), AZ Weekly (Cover), Urb Magazine, Spin Magazine, XXL Magazine, The Source, Houston Hip-Hop, Catch Me If You Can (Graff Magazine), 944 magazine, AZ Republic, Java Magazine, Native Peoples Magazine, USA Today, Authum Action News, Gila River Indian News, etc.

T.V.: MTV, VH1, BET, CNN, PBS, TEEN CHOICE AWARDS, Smash on M.E. (Austin), AustinVille TV Show (Austin), etc.
Movies: featured in Marcy Garriott's INSIDE THE CIRCLE.
Music production and mixes for: NBC, CBS, Reality TV Show: Raw Vegas T.V., Scion, Nissan, NBA, Redbull Music Academy, MLB, Monster Energy, Miramax, N.I.G.A, and Disney.

Random Facts:
• Started DJing in 1996
• Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona (by way of the Salt River Indian Reservation)
•In 2003, went on tour as the opening act for Perry Farrell's LOLLAPALOOZA TOUR (30 cities)
•Has played on local radio stations: Power 98, Kiss 104.7 (Clear Channel), 101.5 Jamz, and 101.1 The Beat
•Became a member of Armory Massive Worldwide (Label, Retail Brand, & Events) in 2002
•Has done private events for Jimmy Kimmel, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlie Murphy, Ben Savage, Kendrick Lamar, Danny Glover, etc.
•Became a member of the world famous Knucklehead Zoo Crew from Las Vegas, Nevada in 2012.

Heavily involved with the B-boy Community. i've done the follow events
worldwide:
Rock The Bells X Freestyle Session- LA, SF, NYC, DC
Freestyle Session World Finals- Tokyo, Japan
Out For Fame U.S. Tour (all 15 cities)
B-Boy Summit- Los Angeles, CA
Furious Styles Anniversary- PHX, AZ
Massive Monkee Day- Seattle, WA
B-Boy City- Austin, TX
Hip Hop Connection- Roma, Italy
B-Boy Unit U.S.A.- LA, CA
B-Boy Pro Am- Miami, FL
Scribble Jam- Cincinnatti, OH
Freestyle Session Japan- Tokyo, Japan
Freestyle Session Spain- Barcelona, Spain
Freestyle Session Korea- Seoul, Korea
R-16 World Finals- Seoul, Korea
R-16 USA Finals- Las Vegas, NV
IBE World Finals- Amsterdam, Netherlands
Battle Of The Year U.S.A- Hollywood, CA and Las Vegas, NV
Battle Of The Year World Finals- Hannover, Germany
Outbreak- Orlando, FL
Hip-Hop International World Finals - Las Vegas, NV in '12-'14.

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