The formula is simple: award-winning disc jockey + audio engineer & producer + Florida licensed attorney + UVa grad & NCAA College Soccer National Champion = Miami’s DJ D-Up. Voted 2011 “Best DJ” in the Miami New Times and named in the SunPost Weekly‘s 2011 Miami’s “Top Ten DJs”, this natural overachiever truly is party rocking at its finest. By combining hip hop “turntablism” and house style mixing, D-Up brings a unique approach, while creating an undeniable energy that keeps party goers begging for more. Incorporating all types of music into his action-packed sets, including hip hop, reggae, reggaeton, latin, house, edm, pop, rock, 80s, Miami bass and more, he has attained notoriety with lively sets that blend crowd-pleasing familiarity with originality and style. Indeed, the Miami based DJ/producer has earned a reputation that has “…made this DC native nearly famous,” writes South Beach USA.
D-Up’s skill and knack to amaze crowds has led to features by numerous top media outlets, including the Miami New Times, SunPost Weekly, NBC Miami, CBS Miami, South Beach USA, 305.com, The Washington Post, Haute Living Magazine, BizBash, The Broward/Palm Beach New Times, StupidDOPE.com, DIME Magazine and more. Additionally, D-Up has held residencies and demolished dance floors at some of Miami’s top venues, including Story, Racket, Foxhole, Space, Wall, Shore Club, The Raleigh Hotel and much more . D-Up also DJs top-tier events for Miami and New York’s Scratch DJ Academy. D-Up has performed at events for MTV, B.E.T., ESPN, Glamour Magazine, Seventeen Magazine, Malibu, AVP/Pro Volleyball Tour, 7 For All Mankind, Lacoste, Ben Sherman, Jimmy Choo, SAKS Fifth Ave., Puma, Converse, Vans, Adidas and the list goes on. Not to mention, D-Up was hand selected several times to be Royal Caribbean & Norwegian Cruise Line’s ‘Guest Celebrity DJ’ aboard some of the largest cruise ships in the world. As an instructor, D-Up has also taught countless up-and-coming DJs the art form.