Allen Joseph made a prominent name for himself at an early age in
the music industry under the name DJ A.P. with his relentless efforts
and unmatched drive. In the early 90’s he started making mix-tapes and
spinning at New Jersey roller skating rinks. In 1993 he co-founded
founded the Negative Reflection Crew with DJ Just, now known as Just
Blaze. DJ A.P.’s first commercial release in 1996, titled “The Many
Stylez EP”, was co-produced by DJ Sizzahandz (founder of Crooklyn
Clan) on AV8 Records. They both went on to spin live together at the
most popular venues in New York City such as Tunnel and Limelight.
Later branching out on his own, DJ A.P. produced a number of club hits
like “Keep the Party Live”, “Run This” and “Wessyde Vibe“ on AV8
Records. In 1999 DJ A.P. developed the Sudden Impact mixtape series
featuring original material from many of today’s musical icons,
including Wyclef Jean, Ray J, and Ice-T. Sudden Impact 5, featuring
artists like Naughty By Nature and Jaheim, was rated Number 1 in The
Source Magazine’s “Tales of the Tape”.
Following the success of the Sudden Impact series, DJ A.P.
successfully produced hundreds of remixes that has kept him on the top
of DJ’s playlists. His creativity along with the support from the
world’s top disc jockeys, such as the legendary DJ AM, led him to
become one of the most in-demand remixers and early innovators of the
mash-up movement. Holding strong for two decades, DJ A.P. has
transitioned into an artist without boundaries. His multiple music and
business-related talents has given him opportunities to travel and
perform at major venues in the United States, Europe & Asia. DJ A.P.
currently resides in Atlantic City New Jersey performing at major
venues throughout the city and the world.
Allen Joseph aka The Real DJ A.P. is the creative force behind one of
the biggest viral music
video sensations to hit the internet known as "Livin De Life"
performed by Atlantic City casino executive, A. Samuels. Since the
official release on August 9, 2011 "Livin De Life" has acquired
over 1,000,000 views on YouTube and other popular video
sharing sites. It also aired on Fox News, CBS News, NBC and many more.
Featured print includes In Touch Weekly, XXL Magazine, Atlantic City
Weekly and more.
Independent publications main stream news organizations & blogs are
fascinated by this project.
Check http://www.asamuelsmusic.com/ for updates.
He recently joined the Numark / Akai team as a official featured
artist along side the likes of DJ Premier & T-Pain.
Continuing in his evolution as both an artist and disc jockey, DJ A.P.
will now be known as Allen Joseph as he begins the next chapter of
his legendary career with NRC Productions.