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In the dead of night, as many are wrapping themselves in comforter cocoons, DJ D Sharp is busy orchestrating escapist afterhours opuses for the young and restless. From San Francisco to Tokyo, D Sharp keeps international throngs moving with electric sets that evoke nostalgia one moment, and highlight new musical terrain the next.  With his skilled hands and musical mind, he does more than just spin records; he curates raucous evenings worthy of throwback dance moves and 3am waffles. Growing up in Oakland, CA, DJ D Sharp was a hip-hop kid from jump. By the age of 15, he was already DJing professionally, and it wasn’t long before he was working with local legends like Blackalicious and Lyrics Born. Throughout the 1990s and 2000s D Sharp became a pillar of the Bay Area’s legendary hip-hop scene, and as the years progressed, D Sharp translated that local love into global acclaim. He has toured the world as a tour DJ for Lauryn Hill, Kelly Rowland, Flipsyde and Peeping Tom and has shared the stage with the likes of Jay-Z, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, the Black Eyed Peas and a host of others. His more recent globetrotting has been on a solo tip thanks to his growing international fan base. In 2012 D Sharp is continuing to build his reputation as an A-list DJ, meaning that in the not-so-distant future, D Sharp hopes to join the ranks of fellow letter + noun DJs like A-Trak and Z-Trip in the upper echelons of DJ society. Aside from being an amazing turntablist, D Sharp is a gifted producer and remix artist. Using hip-hop as a home base, D Sharp crafts genre-fusing remixes that incorporate soul, house, and everything in between.  A habitual crate digger, D Sharp is guilty of amassing an eclectic vinyl collection that he hasn’t even listened to all the way through yet. That appreciation for the old, paired with a forward thinking embrace of the new, makes the music he produces and curates refreshing, experimental, and dope. With his DJ credentials globally notarized and his production and remix skills building a movement all their own, DJ D Sharp is on the cusp of greatness all over again.
 

 

DJ DSHARP NEWS

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DJ D-Sharp @ Heat Club in Montpellier France

This week D-Sharp headed across the pond to rock it for the people of France at the Heat Club in Montpellier.
Check out the photos here.

2016 / 02 / 05
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Sports Illustrated Superbowl 50 Kick-Off Party w/ D-Sharp & Iggy Azalea

As part of the SI Experience for Super Bowl 50, Sports Illustrated is throwing a VIP party on Friday night at 1015 Folsom in San Francisco.
SI swimsuit models Nina Agdal and Samantha Hoopes will host the event, which will also include a special musical performance by Iggy Azalea. DJ DSharp will provide music for the night, which kicks off at 10 p.m. PT and ends at 2 a.m. For information about ticket packages to the party, click here.

2016 / 02 / 04
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Photoshoot w/ Allen Walker for Hamachi Otaku

“I’m excited to showcase our photoshoot at Rasputin’s and Amoeba Music in Berkeley, Ca. while we worked on promotional materials for Sharp’s upcoming EP, ‘CR8S’.” – Allen Walker

You can check out the entire shoot here.

2016 / 02 / 01
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D-Sharp in France + Superbowl 50 Parties

Catch D-Sharp in France at Heat Club in Montpellier this weekend. Next weekend D-Sharp is back in The Bay for Superbowl 50!
He’ll be spinning at Hotel W and also at Google’s ‘Celebrating Innovation’ Entrepreneur event and Sports Illustrated’s SB50 Party.

2016 / 01 / 29
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NYE 2016 With Social SF & Fort One SF

Come party NYE 2016 at Fort One in SF with Social Sf and DJ D Sharp! (more…)

2015 / 12 / 14
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