Saturday, June 17, 2006
Playboy's official 50th Anniversary tour DJ, Urb's Next 100, & the only female to produce an instructional DJ DVD series, Shortee is one of the most diverse & technically skilled female DJs in the world. Her contribution to the art of turntablism for the last 11 years earned her a spot as the only female DJ featured in Doug Pray's acclaimed movie �SCRATCH� (Palm Pictures) which has been shown in theaters across the globe & networks such as VH1, HBO, Cinemax, IFP, Sundance, Showtime etc. In addition to being featured in many other documentaries, Shortee has also made television appearances on all the major networks (NBC, CBS, ABC, UPN, FOX, MTV). Her most recent appearances are the role of DJ for the Tyra Banks Show on Tyra's Fabulous Fridays club themed episodes & a cameo in a Sony PSP commercial.
Shortee's the 1st & only female �World Class Powermixer� ever to grace the airwaves of Power 106fm (LA) and can be heard regularly mixing & scratching mainstream hip hop on the weekends. She is also the only female ever to win the "Fever/Buzz Battle of the DJ's" (�97 at Nation in Washington, DC) & the 1st & only female to release a solo turntablist album, "The Dreamer" ('99). Along w/ partner & husband Faust, she has produced Albums, EPs, Mix CDs & appeared on numerous compilations. Often licensing her tracks to the media, Shortee's tracks have appeared on various video games, DVDs & television networks (ESPN, NBC, MTV, CNN) with events including the X-Games & The World Cup. Shortee�s song, "Drumcircle" is the theme song to "MTV Sports Axxess" TV show and her remix of India Irie�s �Shine� is the theme song for the Tyra Banks show.
Helping to teach up & coming DJs, she has also produced an instructional DVD series �Shortee�s DJ 101, 202 & Turntable Tune-Up� in which she teaches how to mix, scratch, beat juggle, DJ career tips & also features interviews with other top DJs & MCs in the industry including Faust, Q-Bert, Craze, Babu (Dilated Peoples), Disk, MC Armanni & more. www.how2dj.com In addition to the success of her DVD series & teaching skills, she is professor at The Scratch DJ Academy founded by RUN DMC�s Jam Master Jay. Shortee teaches 3 courses (Mixing151, Scratching202 & Beatjuggling303) as well as private lessons at the Los Angeles branch.
Her skills & productions have earned her acclaim in countless publications (Rolling Stone, Urb, Remix, DJ Times, Rinse, XLR8R, Spin, Playboy etc) & sponsorships with Tribal, Cakewalk, Stanton, Rane, Mackie & Shure. Performing at high profile events as Playboy's Super Bowl parties, 50th Anniversary Club Tour & the Playboy Mansion, she also tours for Sprite, Frito Lay, Activision, Channel One & frequents the Winter NAMM shows & Remix Hotel. Playing alongside such world-class artists as Craze, Q-bert, Faust, KRS One, Supernatural, Method Man, Mixmaster Mike, Z-Trip, Radar, High Contrast, Carl Cox, Dieselboy & more, a seasoned globetrotter, Shortee rocks Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul, Breaks, House & Drum n Bass worldwide, performing all over the U.S., Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, London, Amsterdam, Italy, Korea, Singapore, Hong kong, Indonesia, Thailand & more!
DJ Shortee is available for bookings:
For available dates and routing, contact Michelle Levy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Air date 06-16-2006
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