1DJ Loosekid – Florida A&M University
Dj Loose Kid “Loose Kid”, winner of the 2015 TOP 5 HBCU Djs in the nation is at the forefront of the dynamic entertainment scene of HBCU Djs. Born Rasheed Okuboyejo, to Nigerian parents in Miami, Florida, Loose Kid has always had a natural engagement to music and crowd entertainment. As a young man growing up in Miramar, Florida Loose Kid was appreciatively engulfed in a melting pot of culture, music and a wide range of entertainment. After graduating from Stranahan High School, like many South Florida graduates, Loose Kid set out for Tallahassee, Florida where he attended renowned Florida A & M University “FAMU”.
2DJ Lowkey – North Carolina Central University
DJ Lowkey is a 21 year old native of Elizabeth City North Carolina, a current student at North Carolina Central University, a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, and one of the 3 main event Dj’s. Lowkey has had a lot of rapid success, only being a Dj for a year. Dj Lowkey became interested in Djing his freshman year of college rocking dorm parties with just computer speakers and two YouTube tabs on a computer. Even though he has traveled across the state of North Carolina, Washington Dc, and Virginia, he is very humbled by how far he has come in a short amount of time and still feels he has a long way to go. His morals are staying humble, working hard on his craft, staying connected with the people, and staying a student of the game.
3DJ Trellz – Winston-Salem State University
Montrell Davis, as known as DJ Trellz, is a native of Whitsett, NC. The love of music has been a facetted figurehead in his life since childhood. Montrell began to foster his own talents in the Djing community in the fall of 2012 as he attended Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). His first major event was a student appreciation event hosted by WSSU’s Student Activities and Engagement (USAE). Since that moment, with over 400 faculty, staff, and students, his career has been on a steady incline since. With planned events by WSSU’s CAB, CLMC, and SGA, it set the platform for his talents to be noticed to the masses. With his talents reaching past the intimate setting of Winston-Salem, DJ Trellz has been the headlining DJ for other countless events encompassing the entire state of North Carolina. His clean cut and handsome appearance makes him popular among his female audience, making him truly “Every Girl’s Favorite DJ”. His not so subtle drops are recognized and adored by the masses but his main DJ influence is DJ Luke Nastyy. Their friendship has transpired over the course of six years and jumpstarted the brand that is DJ Trellz, today, respectively. He also loves to help others build their brands like, “NC’s Number #1 Host” DPtheMC and DJ K-Grady to name a few.
4DJ Chill – Tennessee State University
5Expensive Life – South Carolina State University
Born and raised in Charlotte, NC.Nigel Harris also known as DJ Expensivelife has always possessed a heavy passion and love for music. Since the age of 8 he was a brass instrumentalist and pianist. He began his DJ career while in the process of obtaining his degree at South Carolina State University. He gained popularity by djing campus parties, events and local clubs. Only being a DJ for a short five years he has compiled a list of awards and achievements including the OBSCMA DJ of the Year 2011 and 2012, The 2012 Honda Battle of the Bands DJ Battle winner in Atlanta, GA, a finalist for the Budweiser DJ Battle 2012 and two radio mix shows on local and internet stations. DJ Expensivelife also known as the “The Dapper DJ” can be heard in night clubs, events and college yards all over the southeast. His unique style of blends, fashion and music creativity has set him apart from the competition. His musical influences are DJ Jazzy Jeff,DJ Baby Yu and DJ Drama. Expensivelife is currently a Authority DJ (#1 DJ Coalition in the Carolina’s) and also CO- founded Luxe League LLC and works as a A&R and DJ . He has recently joined forces with Quality Control Music and their QCDJS roster, founded by national recording group “Migos”.
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