Oakland, United States
"Deep bass drum frequencies beat off the groove with hunger...Best mixtape of the year by far..." (Riddim Magazine-Germany)
"True Underground style...4 stars" (Urb Magazine---USA)
"Most original mixtape of the year..." (Natty Dread Magazine---France)
DJ Child---Founder of Project Groundation Massive (PGM) is an award-winning DJ/Producer/Sound Alchemist based in Oakland, CA & is known as pioneer in the reggae mixtape world. He has numerous accolades including "Top 10 Albums of the Year" (Riddim Magazine---Germany), "Best Mixtape of the Year" (Riddim Magazine---Largest Reggae Magazine in the world), "Best Mixtape DJ of the Bay Area" (East Bay Express), "DJ King" alongside Grandmaster Flash, DJ Premier, Jazzy Jeff, Green Lantern, DJ Drama, Afrika Bambaattaa etc. (Kamoy Magazine---Miami), "3rd Best Mixtape of the Year" (Largeup/Okayplayer.com) & so on & so on.
He has produced original beats for Dead Prez, Mos Def, Sizzla, Capleton, Royce Da 5'9, Crooked I, Midnite, the Jacka, Anthony B, K'naan, Sadat X & many more. He has done exclusive mixtapes blurring the lines of reggae & hip-hop with M1 of Dead Prez, Lutan Fyah, Pressure, Konshens, Jahdan Blakkamoore, Natty King, Niyorah & the list goes on. He's placed beats in movies & documentaries for Beanie Sigel & KRS-1 "Rhyme & Punishment",,, Wood Harris (the Wire), Big Daddy Kane, Trick Daddy, Petey Pablo, Lil' Scrappy "Just Another Day" & was featured at Sundance Film Festival for scoring 3 tracks for the feature film "The Lie". DJ Child also regularly produces beats for Tony Hawk's RIDE Channel featuring some of the world's top professional skateboarders.
In addition to the music---DJ Child has branded Project Groundation Clothing Line, & directs,edits & creates motion graphics for music videos. He has a family of world renowned visual street artists who have done album covers for him including the legendary Doze Green (original member of Rock Steady B-Boy Crew---featured in the classic hip-hop movie "Wildstyle",,,Ras Terms (Rasta graffiti/street artist who has been featured in the Smithsonian) etc.
DJ Child continues to push boundaries in everything he does...He has released over 100 mixtapes/albums & vinyl remix records and is the definition of prolific...
"Fuck the industry---We out to take this shit over!!!"
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