Top DJs In Philadelphia

October 12, 2015 8:00 AM

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With famous DJs like Jazzy Jeff and Questlove hailing from Philadelphia, it’s safe to say that our city cultivates some innovative DJs. From up-and-comers to nationally-recognized figures, you can catch some wonderful stage shows throughout the city. Whether it’s DJ’ing at a club or wedding, creating an intriguing mix tape or producing inventive beats, the DJs listed below are musicians to watch.
DJ Diamond Kuts
www.facebook.com/djdiamondkutsmusic

DJ Diamond Kuts is a radio DJ, tour DJ and producer from Philadelphia. She is a mixtape DJ for Power 99 FM and has also toured with Nicki Minaj as her tour DJ. As a producer, she produced and co-wrote Nicki Minaj’s hit “Stupid Hoe,” which was, in fact, only her second song produced. DJ Diamond Kuts also has a residency in Philly at Vango Lounge and Skybar. Catch her on Sunday nights for her Diamond Status Sundays.

DJ Perry Angelozzi
www.djperryangelozzi.com

DJ Perry Angelozzi has been entertaining crowds ever since his first gig at the tender age of 13. He became a disc jokey for 91.7 WPWT and was the first DJ to play dance music on air. He also writes, produces and mixes music and has worked with famous acts like the Black Eyed Peas, RUN DMC and Sting. Today, Perry Angelozzi is the resident DJ for concerts at the Wells Fargo Center and is available for many private events and weddings.

DJ Sat-One
www.djsat-one.com

DJ Sat-One has been DJ’ing in and around Philadelphia for more than 20 years in various clubs including Rumor, Z Bar and Atlantic City’s Dusk, where he has a residency. DJ Sat-One honed his production and DJ skills while working for DJ Jazzy Jeff’s studio “Touch of Jazz” before becoming the opening DJ for a number of Jazzy Jeff’s tours. He scratches and mixes multiple genres to create innovative sounds that rouse all types of crowds and club-goers.

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Patrice McBride
www.patricemcbride.com

Patrice McBride was born and raised in Philadelphia and, growing up in a family of musicians, learned piano and guitar at a young age before being drawn to hip-hop. With help from his uncle, he became spinning records in middle school and, when he got to high school, experimented with mash-ups, mixing and creating his own beats. After college, he took a  short break from DJing to concentrate on producing records for many artists, but is now back on stage. You can see Patrice McBride DJ’ing around Philadelphia in such places as 1925 Cocktail Lounge, Rumor and Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia.

Gun$ Garcia
www.facebook.com/Gun-Garcia

Gun$ Garcia is from Washington D.C., but moved to Philly to attend art school and has since been heavily involved in the Philly music scene. After beginning her career behind the scenes promoting and designing merchandise, she soon found herself on center stage DJ’ing around the city at places including Philly’s Mad Decent Mondays. She also shares her love for DJ’ing and experiences by teaching women the art. She’s has released many popular mixtapes and performed as tour DJ for Lil Debbie.

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Kelly Neilson is a freelance writer living and working in Philadelphia. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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