Born: March 16th, 1977
Highly regarded by both DJ/Music Industry Magazines and loyal radio and club fans, DJ Dialog, due in part to his legendary 10 year running late night radio show, has been elevated to mythical status as one of Canada's foremost Hiphop DJs.
A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada (born in St.Pierre Manitoba), Dialog first starting broadcasting his radio presence on the first Hiphop Mixshow “The Stress Files” in his city. He later moved to Toronto, Ontario where he joined legendary Dj X and Michie Mee on Canada’s Pioneer Hiphop mixshow “The Powermove Show”. Returning back to Winnipeg as requested by the newly revived University Of Manitoba radio station (CJUM 101.5 FM) Dialog was offered Thursday afternoons 12-2pm (Hiphop 201) & Friday evenings from midnight - 4am (Hiphop 101) where he held this timeslot for over 10 years. Dialog’s reputation became known as the Voice of the city earning awards for “Prison Outreach” bringing family members togethers with those incarcerated.
He has also had great opportunity to interview a long list of historic musicians such as David Banner,Freddie Foxxx,The Alchemist, Prodigy of Mobb Deep, Buckshot & Blackmoon, Awol-1 & Circus, Non Phixion, Necro's annual Christmas Appearance,Akbar of Ill Boogie Records,Clinon Sparks,Jihad of 3rd sight, DJ Presto, Al Skratch of Ill Al Skratch, Substance Abuce, Jackie Jasper aka HDV, Thirstin Howl the 3rd, Lone Catalysts,Nefarius, Rakka Iriscience of Dilated Peoples, D-Sisive, Protest & C Rail of Skool Yard Massive, DJ 3rd Rail, Nasty Nes of Rap Attack!, J-Zone , 13(of Mannish), Celph Titled & Apathy of The Demigodz, El the Sensei, Brassmunk, Planet Asia, Josh Martinez,Blood of Abraham, Opio Of Souls Of Mischief/HeiroGlyphics Crew, Ken Sport, Musab, Mr.Sche, DJ Moves & Cee!!!, Storm the Unpredictable, Crazy legs of Rock Steady Crew, King Shameek from Twin Hype and alot more.
In 2002, Dialog founded one of the first 24 Hour Online Hiphop Radio Stations (TPLN.NET), featuring Dj’s across North America (Dj 3rd Rail (Chicago), Nasty Nes heard on Eazy E’s “Radio and manager of Sir Mix-a-Lot (LA California), Dj ESP and OD (LA California), Dj Haze (New Jersey), Dj Creativity (Oxnard California), Papa D (Boston Mass), Dj B-Mello (Seattle, Washington), M-Smooth (Palo Alto California) and Dj Show (Toronto, Ontario Canada). This station was nationally recognised by Gavin and Hits at the same caliber as college radio in North America.
Dialog’s interest in recording and production has been able to release 3 albums “Clinically Depressed, The 5 P’s (The Much More Kru) featuring Three 6 Mafia and his latest release “The Guilty Victims”. Dialog has also had great success with his releases claiming #1 most played single on “Flavah 107.1 FM”.
He also spent over 6 years working for Virgin/EMI Music Canada as Street Marketing Rep promoting artists such as The Music, Choclair, Aaliyah, Janet Jackson, Sean Paul, Daft Punk, Cascada & K-OS.
He has also been featured on the following projects:
fermented reptile - let's just call you "quits"
Park-Like Setting - School Day 2, Garbage Day 4
Pip Skid - Friends4Ever
John Smith - Kinship Of The Down and Out (2006)
Pip Skid - Alone Again (2006)
In 2012, Dialog has embraced his turntable technics with his electro history being one of the few members of The Universal Zulu Nation in Canada and continues to strive and create a new movement within the Electro/Tech-House community through-out the World. He currently plays live sets on Jetset Life Radio and Slive Radio out of Paris weekly and is ready to bring his energy and passion to the clubs of Europe and beyond!!!!
Posted Aug 15 2003, 02:21 AM
Dialog, you & I go way back & I'm proud
to say that you are FAM to me fo' life!
Thank you for giving me my chance to
shine on TPLN.NET. I know you are
dedicated to the art of hip-hop music &
it's a blessing to have you as one of
my most loyal radio reporters from my
days at HITS to now at RapAttackLives.com!
You are the Cheech & Chong of the Y2K3.
Keep those L's lit homie but most of all, keep your head
up, stay positive & NEVER give up! I
got your back homie... Nasty-Nes
Dj Dialog’s tracks