Ruse is a DJ/Producer currently based in Christchurch, New Zealand. From an early age Ruse was exposed to Hip Hop culture, these influences would eventually lead to his introduction and unhealthy obsession with the turntables. Over the past few years Ruse has developed into an established, DJ/Producer combining solid skills and genuine love of music. His sets cross musical boundaries and on any given night you can catch him spinning everything from Hip Hop to Electronica, Funk to Glitch and everything in between.
Ruse's ability behind the turntables has made him 2x Decknology Champion (2012, 2013) and a NZ DMC finalist. Moving on from his battling roots Ruse's party rocking skills have seen him support both national and international acts such as: Andy C, Ghostface Killah, The Pharcyde, DJ Shortkut (Beat Junkies), DJ J.Period, Killah Priest, Gramatik, @peace, K+Lab, Isaac Aesili, Julien Dyne and Bella Kalolo to name a few.
Ruse has also held down residencies in Sydney and Christchurch and hosts Christchurch’s most respected Hip Hop show "The Movement" on RDU 98.5FM. There is no doubt Ruse possesses the skills, knowledge and passion to hold down a long future in the game, with heavyweight international support slots coming up and releases of new, tightly produced tracks, the future looks bright! Keep your ears and eyes open because no doubt you’ll be hearing more about Ruse.