Red Bull Thre3Style gives highly skilled DJs a global platform to showcase their skills, battle and gain notoriety by rockin’ the dance floor.
Unlike other DJ battles that are based on solely technical aspects, Red Bull Thre3style has a creative and original format that seeks to find the DJ that has best perfected the true art of rockin’ the party. Competing DJs are given 15 minutes and the challenge to play three different genres of music while keeping the crowd rockin’ on the dance floor. A panel of music industry judges will select the winners based on track selection, creativity, mixing skills, stage presence and crowd reaction. Whoever is named best on the decks gets bragging rights, a prize purse, and advances to the next step on the road to the world finals.
Event schedule, updates and music from past competitions can be found at http://www.redbullthre3style.com/usa.
Suga Shay| twitter |
Born and raised in West Philadelphia, DJ PHSH was exposed to art and music by his parents. The son of two teater majors, he understood his creative nature at a very young age. They offered a wide array of musical styles - classical to jazz, rock to funk. He has taken these artistic elements and incorporated them into his DJing, offering a unique aesthetic on the turntables that can rock any crowd. PHSH has gained praises from some of the industry's best known DJs (King Britt, Rich Medina, Jazzy Jeff), and is the newest member of Philly DJ crew "Illvibe Collective". Since joining the Collective he's been able to develop his brand at an international level. After touring with San Gabriel's "Hip Hop Dont Stop" party through Germany in August 2011, PHSH traveled with rapper Gilbere Forter, performing in 30 cities acros the US. Currently, he holds a montly party (PHSH TANK) at Fluid Nightclub that has received high acclaim throughout Philly and beyond.
(2011 Boston Thre3 Style 3rd Place / 2012 Boston Thre3 Style Champion)
Pittsburgh native, and defending Redbull Thre3style champ Petey C is going into his 5th year of club DJing in the Pittsburgh area. Having won the battle last time in Pittsburgh and advancing on to another Thre3style in D.C., he definitely knows what it takes to get it done in this type of competition. Eager for a back to back win, he plans to demonstrate his eclectic musical taste, passion for the turntables, and his ability to make the party jump. Look for a high energy collection of music from all types of genres!
Trayze sets the dance floor on fire, whether behind the mixing board in the studio, or behind the turntables at the hottest clubs around the world like FUR, Heist, and Metro, just to name a few. A brief snapshot of his recent music and entertainment industry accomplishments would reveal affiliations with Red Bull Music, Adidas Originals, Live Nation, The Rewind Artists, and a catalog of hit remixes for artists like Christina Aguilera, Marina & The Diamonds, and Kanye West. Trayze is also a member of the world-renowned Beat Refinery Crew, and landed second place at last year's Thre3style competition.
5th = TBA
Jazzy Jeff | twitter |
Born in West Philly and developed a love of music at an early age. Since 1985, DJ Jazzy Jeff has wowed us with his flawless turntable skills, innovative production and musical versatility. From the success of "DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince" with partner Will Smith, to the critical acclaim of his production company "A Touch of Jazz", Jeff proved time and time again that he would always be a force to be reckoned with. Over the course of his career, DJ Jazzy Jeff has achieved many accomplishments including a DMC Championship and multiple GRAMMY and American Music Award nominations.
A-Trak | twitter
From his astonihsing early days as a DMC world champ, by age 15 to his acclaimed DVD "Sunglasses Is A Must" to releasing 2007's monumental Dirty South Dance mix (Obey), Montreal-born and New York-based DJ A-Trak has consistently exceeded all expectations of a traditional DJ. He launched his own record label, Fool's Gold Records, toured the world non-stop as a solo artist and as Kanye West's DJ, produced and helped develop the career of much hyped Downtown Records' recording artist, Kid Sister, and remixed tracks for prominent artists such as Bonde do Role, Boys Noize and Kanye West.
Z-Trip | twitter
More than a producer, he is a musical pioneer. And sits at the helm of the highest echelon of DJ royalty. His lengthy career has seen him crisscross the globe numerous times, chalking up rave reviews along the way. He returned to Coachella 2010, for his fourth appearance at the festival headlining the Sahara Ten. A lifelong political activist, Z-Trip was a strong supporter of Barack Obama's successful campaign to become President of the United States and released Party For Change and Victory Lap in 2009. Both exceeded 500,000 downloads and favorably reviewd by Wired, Urb, BPM and LR8R to name a few.
There are few nightclub DJs that have accomplished as much as Rich Medina. From his humble beginnings at TK NIGHTCLUB in Philly to his current status manning the decks at four of NYC's most popular recurring parties, Rich Medina has taken crowds on a sonic journey through hip-hop, house, Afrobeat, funk and soul, unearthing one musical gem after another and adhering to a singular, uplifting creed: Love Afro Life.
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