STACEY “HOTWAXX” HALE
For as long as there is music and those who faithfully dance, there will always be a need for the Godmother of House Music: DJ Stacey “Hotwaxx” Hale. Detroit’s first female House music DJ plays dancefloor bangers, and orchestral melodies with live music fusions, Stacey “Hotwaxx” Hale has made a strong impact on Detroit’s music scene in the clubs, festivals, radio airwaves, production studios, and even the classroom and in the community.
The name “Hotwaxx” has been deeply embedded in Detroit’s dance scene in clubs ‘Cheeks’, ‘The Warehouse’, ‘Heaven’, ‘Studio 54’, ‘Grasshopper Underground’, ‘Populux’, ‘Menjo’s’, ‘Heaven’, ‘TV Bar’ and more since 1989. Her international presence includes performing in London, Ibiza, Berlin, Amsterdam, Toronto, and across the USA in New York at the famous Apollo Theatre, Soul Camp in California, including Oakland, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, and Los Angeles; Miami, Atlanta, and Chicago.
Stacey Hale was a mainstay on the radio stations in the mid to late 80s, including WLBS, WHYT, WDRQ and WJLB, winning the Motor City Mix contest 10k prize. Stacey has been featured on numerous Internet radio shows and is currently featured on www.deepspaceradio.com
Hotwaxx has formed a live music group, Nyumba Muziki, which has performed at the Charles H Wright Museum of African American History, and for the Detroit 300 Conservancy. Currently, she is the Assistant Music Director / DJ in Jessica Care Moore’s Black Women Rock Band.
DETROIT: D.E.M.F., Movement, Motor City Pride, Dally in the Alley, Charivari, Tec-Troit, The Backpack Music Festival, African World Festival, MOCAD, AMC, The Opera House BRAVO BRAVO; IBIZA: Zoo Project; CALIFORNIA: Soul Camp; CHICAGO: Chosen Few Picnic events; ATLANTA: House in the Park events.
Bella Beautiful – Nyumba Muziki
Hale 2 House – Hotwaxx featuring Louis Hale
Goin Down – Hotwaxx & Felle Fell
Invitation – Hotwaxx Remix & edit
Put Your Hands Up – Carmen Remix
Tell Me About it – Hotwaxx Remix & edit
Have You Heard – Hotwaxx Remix
Charlies Baby – Hotwaxx Remix
Kick Children – Khand Hotwaxx Mix
How You Play the Game – HouseKeepers Hotwaxx Mix
Standing in the Rain – Eddie Fowlkes Hotwaxx Mix
DJ Stacey Hotwaxx Hale’s tracks