Born and raised in Port Huron MI; a northern bedroom community of Detroit, WilliamPaul’s passion for electronic music began at a young age. Listening to the likes of Gary Numen, Kraftwerk, and Prince every chance he got. WilliamPaul’s love of electronic dance music as only grown since. Listening to his favorite radio dj The Electrifying Mojo every night. The Midnight Funk Association was a radio show which mixed Funk, Disco, New Wave, and new styles of dance music we now call House and Techno.
While living in Orlando FL WilliamPaul began working for one of the biggest electronic dance music nightclubs the U.S. has every known, The Edge Night Club. After working his way up through every department at the club to the level of management WilliamPaul set his sights on becoming a dj.
In less than a year after buying his first turntables and mixer WilliamPaul began playing out at clubs and raves. Quickly becoming a local favorite, WilliamPaul began traveling doing shows between South Florida and Atlanta.
Moving to Las Vegas in 1996, WilliamPaul’s timing was perfect and was able to quickly become part of the local music scene. At the time no one could have known, but WilliamPaul and the efforts of all the local dj’s ushering electronic music to the masses, quietly began the movement that as lead to the Las Vegas Super Clubs we know today.
A top local dj, with resident gigs in Las Vegas and Salt Lake City WilliamPaul seemed to be a raising star with what should have been a career making booking at Jonny Depp’s Viper Room. But, in fact, it was the beginning of the most torrid period in WilliamPaul life. Ten days before his gig at the Viper Room River Phoenix o.d.’s in front of the Viper Room and the club is shut down canceling the show.
A week later an eye infection almost took WilliamPaul’s sight. In need of help healing, WilliamPaul moves back to Michigan to be closer to family. Eye health uncertain and completely detached from his music career WilliamPaul retires from music.
After a long hibernation from music WilliamPaul awakens one day knowing something as to change in his life. Music once again becomes the driving force in his life!
WilliamPaul is once again djing, but now has a Music Business Degree from SAE Institute, was valedictorian of his class, and President of the Student Body, is a music producer and owner of DirtySoapMusic, Dirty-Vinyl-Record, and Dirty-Digital-Designs. WilliamPaul is currently presuming a degree in Audio Engineering from SAE Institute.