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el•e•ment [el-uh-muhnt] –noun
A component or constituent of a whole or one of the parts into which a whole may be resolved by analysis.
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, Dubstep, Moombahton, Trap, Twerk, 80's, Electro and everything in between. Element was one of the original DJ's every Thursday at the world famous Blunt Club, Arizona's longest running Hip-Hop weekly, which is over a decade strong. Element is also international. He has guested at events and venues in Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, Spain, 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 to name a few. He has also opened for bands including The Roots, Jane's Addiction, Incubus, and Audioslave.
Awards:
•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)

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, Native Peoples Magazine, USA Today, Authum Action News, Gila River Indian News
Television:
MTV, VH1, BET, CNN, PBS, Teen Choice Awards, Smash on M.E. (Austin), AustinVille TV Show (Austin)
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, Redbull Music Academy, Miramax, & Disney
Discography:

•1998- Eargasm (Mixtape)
•2000- The Origin (CD)
•2001- Digger's Delight (CD)
•2003- Freestyle Session Vol 5. (CD)
•2008- The Unexpected (CD)
•2009- Freestyle Session Japan Mix (CD)
•2011- Rhyme & Reason Overtime Vol. 1
•2011- Rhyme & Reason Overtime Vol. 2
•2012- R16 World B-Boy Masters Championship Mixtape w/ DJ J-Smoke
•2012- Sol Shades Summer Mix
•2012- Freestyle Session 2012 Mix Part 1
•2013- Battle of the Year World Finals Mixtape
•2013- Sol Shades Episode 20

Random Facts:

• Started DJing in 1997
• 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 been a resident DJ on Phoenix Radio: Power 98 (Friday Night Flavors Guest Spots), 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, and Paul Rodriguez
•Became a member of the world famous Knucklehead Zoo Crew from Las Vegas, Nevada in 2012

Element has been featured at the following venues:

•Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) – Phoenix, AZ
•Insert Coin(s) – Las Vegas, NV
•Red Rock Casino- Las Vegas, NV
•The Music Box- Hollywood, CA
•NOS Convention Center- San Bernardino, CA
•Shoreline Amphitheatre- San Francisco, CA
•Brixton Academy – London, UK
•Governor’s Island- New York, NY
•Merriweather Post Pavilion- Washington, DC
•Sala Sol- Madrid, Spain
•Studio Coast- Tokyo, Japan
•Jamsil Sports Complex- Seoul, Korea
•Club Buschel- Seoul, Korea
•Volkswagenhalle Europaplatz- Braunschweig, Germany
•Musica Incontro- Roma, Italy
•Glaspaleis- Heerlen, Netherlands
•Pancratius Plein- Heerlen, Netherlands
•De Nieuwe Nor- Heerlen, Netherlands
•Limburgzaal- Heerlen, Netherlands
•Hogeschool Zuyd- Heerlen, Netherlands
•Club Shelter- New York City, NY
•Annie’s Night Club- Cincinnati, OH
•Empire Liquor- Chicago, IL
•Butterfly Social- Chicago, IL
•The Wherehouse- Milwaukee, WI
•House Of Blues- Los Angeles, CA
•Crash Mansion- Los Angeles, CA
•Club Element- Hollywood, CA
•Somart’s Culture Center- San Francisco, CA
•Palace of Fine Arts – San Francisco, CA
•United Pacific Studios- Los Angeles, CA
•Avalon- Hollywood, CA
•Queen Mary- Long Beach, CA
•Bob Hope Patriotic Hall- Los Angeles, CA
•Town & Country Resort- San Diego, CA
•Mandalay Bay- Las Vegas, NV
•Beauty Bar- Las Vegas, NV
•Magic Convention- Las Vegas, NV
•Red C Lounge- San Diego, CA
•Onyx Room- San Diego, CA
•U-31- San Diego, CA
•Tambaleo- Austin, TX
•Ruta Maya- Austin, TX
•Club Parish- Austin, TX
•Fair Park Pavilion- Dallas, TX
•Meridian- Houston, TX
•Engine Room- Houston, TX
•Whiskey Bar- Austin, TX
•Vaudeville- Tucson, AZ
•TCC Exhibition Hall- Tucson, AZ
•Orpheum Theatre- Flagstaff, AZ
•Chop Suey- Seattle, WA
•University Of Washington- Seattle, WA
•Showbox- Seattle, WA
•Tebella- Seattle, WA
•Nectar- Seattle, WA
•The War Room- Seattle, WA
•New Mexico State Fair- Albuquerque, NM
•Black Bird Buvette- Albuquerque, NM
•Burt’s Tiki Lounge- Albuquerque, NM
•Buffalo Thunder Casino – Santa Fe, NM
•Willies Jazz Club- Santa Fe, NM
•The Mills Spot- Orlando, FL
•Reign- Orlando, FL

Element is heavily involved with the B-Boy Community and has been featured at the events worldwide:

•Rock The Bells X Freestyle Session- LA, SF, NYC, DC
•Freestyle Session World Finals- Tokyo, Japan
•Out For Fame U.S.A. Tour
•B-Boy Summit- Los Angeles, CA
•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- Cincinnati, OH
•Freestyle Session Japan- Tokyo, Japan
•Freestyle Session Spain- Barcelona, Spain
•Freestyle Session Korea- Seoul, Korea
•R-16 World Finals- Seoul, Korea
•IBE World Finals- Amsterdam, Netherlands
•Battle Of The Year U.S.A- Hollywood, CA
•Battle Of The Year World Finals- Hannover, Germany
•Outbreak- Orlando, FL
•Hip-Hop International- Las Vegas, NV

DJELEMENTAZ   DJ ELEMENT, PHOENIX, United States

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