Since 1996 DJ Self has been brining his fiery brand of Hip Hop to the masses. Born and raised in Fort Greene, Brooklyn during Hip Hop's golden era, & currently holding it down in the BX, Self has risen up in the ranks of club, party, and mix tapes DJ's to emerge among the elite; and was recently rated the top 3 club DJ in NYC.
It's not just New Yorkers who recognize Self's skills on the turntable. Since 1998 he's taken the party to the next level in clubs and venues world wide including appearances in Berlin, London, Germany, Tokyo, Chicago, St Louis, Seattle and throughout the East Coast. Among the noted hot spots Self has performed at are Planet Hollywood, Cheetah & Lot 61. In addition he's provided entertainment at exclusive industry events, i.e parties for King magazine, XXL & Dons & Divas, album release gatherings for Alicia Keys, Amerie, and Truth Hurts, and birthday celebrations for Carl Thomas, Stephon Marbury, Fabolous, Tracy McGrady, Zab Judah & Mos Def.
Self's association with Mos runs deep. Self provided the tunes at the star studded closing party for the Pulitzer winning Top Dog Under Dog (which starred Mos and Jeffery Wright),was the tour DJ in 2002-2003 for Mos's Black Jack Johnson and got the crowd going when Mos hosted MTV2's Hampton's Party in 2003. Self has also hit the road for Charli Baltimore, The Rap Pages Tour and been a guest on BET's Rap City Basement (with Big Tigga) and Wendy Williams top rated radio show on WBLS.
Along with his hugely successful club & party career Self is responsible for a series of mix tapes that have set the streets on fire for. For over 7 years Self has continuously dropped jewels, selling thousands of mix tapes that feature hot exclusives from hip-hop and R&B's finest. Among the highlights the underground classic Rawkus Mixtape and the #1 selling Lox Family Mix tape.
From the streets to the clubs to the boomboxes, DJ Self is making moves & providing the soundtrack for the good times...