DJ. Producer. Graphic Artist. Photographer.
Whether holding court at one of his destination Seattle residencies, sharing the bill with premier national and international artists, releasing critically acclaimed mixtapes or touring with his distinctive selection of funk, hip-hop, boogie and R&B, dj100proof is distinguished within the Pacific Northwest and increasingly across the country as "in the pocket": consistent, excellent, and live.
dj100proof, with DJ Swerveone, hold down the weekly Jet Set, a hip-hop destination for both established and emerging artists and DJs to showcase in an intimate house-party setting. Jet Set has hosted a variety of special guests from the NW and beyond including: DJ Supreme La Rock, Maceo of De La Soul, Mr. Lif & Psalm One. More recently, he can be found at the Jet Set at Portland's Beauty Bar every third Friday of the month. He also holds an alternating Saturday night residency at The Woods, Seattle's newest loft party space on Capitol Hill, as well as residencies at Moe Bar & Oskar's Kitchen.
He is particularly renowned for his Backyard BBQ mixtape series, which features a seamless blend of soul, boogie and rap music from the classics to the contemporary perfect for the sophisticate's summertime soiree. The latest, Volume 5, released in Summer 2012, was featured on Mick Boogie's mixstream.com and selected as a 'Pick of the Week' on Mixcrate.com.
dj100proof has shared the stage and tables with a number of the best contemporary touring artists over the past several years, including Charles Bradley, Little Dragon, Passion Pit, 2 Chainz, Dam-Funk, Mick Boogie, Mayer Hawthorne, Aloe Blacc, DJ Maceo of De La Soul, Onra, Digable Planets, and J*DaVeY. In the Spring he had the privilege to dj in Paris, France at Toro Bar. In the Fall of 2011, he toured the west coast spinning at DaM-Funk's Funkmosphere (LA), DJ Platurn's 45 Sessions (OAK) & Sweaterfunk (SF), with more national dates in the works.
A consummate artist in photography, graphic design, and music production, he is also co-owner of Members Only, a hip-hop record label that also produces some of Seattle's most innovative and memorably raucous parties.
Back cookin w the sauce this weekend at Cedar Room! 💦 Tonight celebrating the bday of my guy DJ Christyle // Tomorrow playing for the first time in hella w the homie Justin Harsh! Sober Jan for yr boy so come thru & drink some agave spirits for me. 9:30pm doors / $8 cover / Ladies free before 10:30. Holler at me for list!
Back in my happy place this weekend w 2 of my best buds. @cedarroomseattle is the place to be. Tonight I'm rockin w my ace @nickbeeba & tomorrow w Salvador Dalé himself @_blueyedsoul. Holler at any of us for list & line hook up! 🙌🏼
Looking forward to the next edition of #Daybreak Pop Up Market presented by @stashpotshop04 @lagunitasbeer & @cedarroomseattle this Sunday! Gonna be a ton of amazing vendors and tasty drinks on deck... not to mention stellar music spun by @nickbeeba & yours truly. Its FREE & it's great to shop small and support local business. Join us!
Back on the decks at @cedarroomseattle tonight w my mellow my man @supremelarock! Only a few nights left to make bad decisions before your resolutions kick in. 9:30 doors // $8 cover // Ladies free before 10:30. Holler for list!
Sober January starts in 5 days. 😬
Cool uncle status on Christmas got me feeling like
@cedarroomseattle will be closed tonight so we can all be w family and friends for the holiday. Thanks everyone for partying w my guy @djchristyle last night and we'll see you next week! I'm back on the set next weekend -- fri w @supremelarock & sat for the big NYE bash w my brother @nickbeeba. Hit firstname.lastname@example.org and reserve yourself a booth! It's gonna be a doozy. 🎉🍾