DJ Warrior is considered the most influential DJ on the West Coast within the hip-hop industry & beyond. Beginning his career as a DJ at house parties and clubs, now after 10 years in the game, Warrior has moved on to being the official Mixtape DJ for various popular artists.
Most recently these artists have included the legendary The Game, Talib Kweli, Dogg Pound with Daz and Kurupt, Lil’ Eazy E and DJ Muggs (Cypress Hill), and the labels he has worked for include, Angeles Records and Blackground / Universal. DJ Warrior has released more than 100 mixtape CDs, and has become a household name among celebrities as one of the top picks for DJs.
Currently, DJ Warrior is currently working on his first ever complete album under legendary DJ / producer DJ Muggs (Cypress Hill / Soul Assasins) for his Angeles / Fontana / Universal entitled Cali Untouchable Radio, which is due for release in summer 2008. Cali Untouchable Radio show is currently on Sirius Radio on Hip Hop Nation on channel 40 with a listening audience over 1.7 million strong every week.
His popularity as a DJ stems from his natural entrepreneurial tendency and his love for hip hop music, which has accorded him several accolades. He is a winner of the Pinkhouse awards at Justo’s Mixtape Awards for the best West Coast Mixtape DJ of the year, named as top ten mixtape DJ of the year by Rolling Stone 2005, labelled one of the top 10 most influential DJs in 2004 and 2005 by MTV and nominated for mixtape DJ of the year in 2005 by Source Magazine. Additionally he was named best mixtape DJ of year in 2004 and 2005 at Mixshow Power Summit in Puerto Rico and in the Bahamas. Also he’s a nominee of Global Mixx retreat as Mixtape DJ of year in 2006!
Warrior continues to make his staple within the hip hop industry with countless features in such magazines as Vibe, XXL, Source, Fader, URB, YRB, Rime, Import Tuner, Ozone, New York Times, LA Times, Zero, Modern Fix, Ruckus, Allhiphop.com etc. and has had appearances on the Jay Leno show, Jumpboxtv.net. Further to this DJ Warrior has various music video cameos and appeared on the following TV stations / shows: LA Xlarge TV, Mundo TV as well as MTV’s Sucka Free and Direct TV.
Aside from the list of awards that DJ Warrior has received, he has had the opportunity to work with several talented artists. Warrior has toured the United States and overseas including: Asia, Europe and Australia, with acclaimed hip-hop and R&B acts such as Project Pat of the Three Six Mafia, Scipio, Ginuwine, Tyrese Gibson, Lil’ Zane, Lil’ Eazy E, Bun B Crooked I, Kurupt, Self Scientific and the list goes on. Likewise, his mixtapes have included tracks from many top artists, and have introduced plenty of underground and unsigned talent to the mainstream market.
Warrior continues to capitalize on the hip-hop market and has demonstrated that his DJ services are a necessity in the industry for concerts, Hollywood A-List functions and music videos.
DJ Warrior has even ventured into other entertainment fields including an A&R position for the basketball documentary, Slam From The Streets Volume 3 & 4, a feature in the major motion picture film Hollywood Homicide, and also a handful of straight to DVD movies & DVD magazines. Not to mention, he is constantly producing tracks and creating beats for all of his mixtapes and other artists’ projects.
DJ Warrior plans to continue to build his empire and brands whilst expanding his reach through a slate of upcoming projects including film, radio expansions, marketing, production, label and several world tours!!!