Born and raised in the culture of hip-hop, DJ SAKE-1 has been looking for the perfect beat since 1989. A founding member of California's (((Local 1200))) Sound System, DJ SAKE-1 has utilized a combination of advanced science and Bay Area hustle to genetically alter the hip-hop idiom into a 360 degree circle of soul. You can find DJ SAKE-1 kickin' up dust and making 5,000-person venues feel like neighborhood house parties from San Francisco to New York City to Atlanta to London and beyond.... DJ SAKE-1 has humbly Served the People as resident DJ at legendary parties such as: Church; Fabric; Soulville; Candy House; Luscious; Oakland Reggae; FeelGood; Unify! and many, many more. He presently resides at the groundbreaking Pacific Standard Time weekly, while traveling to do his thing at vaunted spots like Little Ricky's Rib Shack (NYC), The Rub (NYC), Blacktronica (London), Chocolate Sundays, Outside the Box, Do-Over & Afro Funke (Los Angeles), Earthlink Live (Atlanta) and mucho mas. Sake One is also a hard working studop producer, having created mashups, remixes, edits and original productions for mixtapes and studio releases. Check his sound on any of his mixtapes or at his live performances.
Interview w/ DJ Sake1 & D-Sharp
Interview w/ Sake One (Soundwaves KPFK: 10.04.08)