A skilled entertainer and triple threat, D Sharp can produce, DJ and rock his own mic. His passion for music coupled with diligence, has gained him attention from industry professionals, and to move with the best of the best. Whether touring the world with acclaimed artists, producing albums and orchestrating mixtapes, or DJing for hungry party-goers, his love for music shines through all his projects and has awarded him success on all fronts. D Sharp is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, but his music has echoed across the world. As a DJ, he has toured with the likes of Jay Z, Kanye West, Outkast, Common, Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Pharrell, Wu Tang Clan, and Jurassic 5. He started DJing professionally at the ambitious age of 15 and kept focused through the late 90’s having played in almost every venue in the Bay Area. In ’99 he connected with an old friend, Lateef Daumont, with Quannum Projects, who brought D Sharp’s awaiting talent into the spotlight, and since he has DJed for almost every Quannum act, including Blackalicious, Gift of Gab, Lifesavas and Latyrx. He is also an integral member of the group Flipsyde. Flipsyde, is a Bay Area based group, whom came together in 2003 and shortly after released their major-label debut, "We the People," in 2005, which received positive reviews. To add kudos, Flipsyde's first single, "Someday," was chosen as NBC's theme song for the 2006 Winter Olympics. The Band has appeared on Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien and The Soul Train as well as toured with the Black Eyed Peas and the Pussycat Dolls. As a producer, D Sharp’s trained ear and experience lends invaluable insight. His latest stint is collaborating with Bay Area artists Mr. Town, Tony Vic, and Nerve, all honing their unique style, testifying D sharp can morph and support different project needs. He is also working on mixtapes with singer, Jennifer Johns and Grammy nominated MC Lateef the Truth Speaker with Quannum projects. As a club DJ, his roots lay heavy in the Bay Area, from San Jose to San Francisco, he is constantly on the grind and a staple in the music and club scene. He is liked by club owners, promoters, artists and club-goers alike. Fellas get with him because of his hard-hitting, seamless mixes and the ladies take a liking to his personable style that literally spills out onto the dance floor. He’s an entertainer and championed dance floors night after night, venue after venue, including Las Vegas, NY and LA. Whether he is on tour working the turntables, producing or DJing, D Sharp is expanding his repertoire. His milestones are evidenced by a hard drive and work ethic, an amalgam promising endless possibilities. His current plans, include turning his attention to develop his new label, “Urban Republic”, which he will use as a platform to develop artists’ and bring good music to the masses, and working to release his own album, where first-class beats & rhythms will meet party poppin’, thought-provoking lyrics.
MySpace URL: http://www.myspace.com/djdsharp
Band Website: http://www.urbanrepublicrecords.com