EPISODE 86 – DEFTAL DJ’S
D-DOUBLE & DJ RAGE
LIVE BROADCAST 8/22 8pm – 10:30pm
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Las Vegas, NV
DJ D::Double spins music with only one intention: get people on the dance floor. With his eclectic mixes and blends ranging from underground hip hop to classic soul, deep house to reggaeton, 80s to R&B, top 40 to mash ups, D::Double sets the tone for any party. Hailing from Chicago, he established himself as a household name there spinning at the top clubs and holding down numerous residencies, and his success has led him to DJ across the US in major venues in LA, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Seattle, New York, Louisville, and even Anchorage, Alaska!
With over 20+ years experience as a DJ, D::Double has worked jointly with the music industry, opening for acts such as Common, The Roots, Dougie Fresh, De La Soul, Lupe Fiasco, Mobb Deep, Biz Markle, Camp Lo, Hieroglyphics, Souls Of Mischief, Wu-Tang Clan and many more. Currently, he holds the title as an official Violator All Star DJ (record label/management to 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, biddy), promoting the label and has spun for its exclusive satellite radio program on Sirius Radio 40 Hip Hop Nation, and more recently on Club Droid 2.0 also for the Violator All Star DJs streaming radio app show. As a DJ at the forefront of the industry, D::Double also makes his name known internationally; he has played for thousands in world-renowned clubs in Toronto, Canada, all the way to Manila, Philippines, attracting people all over the globe to his energetic sounds!
D::Double expands on his value by branching out into various avenues as well. More recently, he has teamed up with Ciroc Vodka’s marketing team; the ultra-premium vodka endorsed by Diddy himself, D::Double serves as an Official Ciroc Vodka DJ Ambassador, promoting the brand at sponsored events across the U.S. Now playing out of Las Vegas, D::Double has been establishing himself in the trend- selling scene there. He holds residencies and is the Music Director at the visually stimulating Eyecandy in Mandalay Bay Casino, the Mandarin Bar inside the Mandarin Oriental at the City Center, Mix Lounge on the 64th floor of TheHotel, Lucky Bar inside the Red Rock Casino, and previously at the Pool Parties and Showroom at South Point Casino and Asia Nightclub inside the Planet Hollywood Casino. He has been featured in Vegas top spots like Tabu, Rok Vegas, Foundation Room, The Artisan, Mist, Rumjungle, Revolution, V Bar and Polyesthers to name a few. In short, DJ D::Double has seen it; he has done it; he has played it. He constantly takes his act to the next level, surpassing trends and creating new standards, and any brand or label he affiliates himself with becomes just as him — a cut above the rest.
San Diego, CA
DJ Rage has been holdinʼ it down in San Diego, California. His DJ career began as a mobile disc jockey with his first DJ group called Turntable Wizards, then later teamed up with 3-Style Attractions, which turned out to be a well-reputable DJ group within all of California.
Because of his hard work, determination, and perseverance, while spinning at private events, weddings, proms and high school dances, DJ Rageʼs career rapidly elevated to another level when he was given the opportunity to work in the radio industry in 1995 for San Diegoʼs #1 hip hop and R&B radio station, Jamminʼ Z90 (www.z90.com). Upon entering a new scene, DJ Rage hit the radio industry as a “Z90 All Star DJ”, where he DJed the weekend show called, “Street Party”, then later did the “Drive at 5 Mix” on Monday through Friday. Until now, DJ Rage has continued to rock the airwaves for San Diego. His mixes have been heard by millions not only locally, but worldwide.
His resume includes DJing for car shows like “Hot Import Nights”, “Extreme Autofest”, for clothing and shoe companies like “Alphanumeric, DC Shoes, Nike, Tribal Gear, True Clothing, and Illiss Lifestyle. DJ Rage has also worked for organizations such as Xbox 360, ImportCulture.com, BabeBlvd.com, Kafe Skateshop, Willyʼs Workshop, The Amory and DJing Kendra and Hanks Wedding shown on Television on E!
Currently, DJ Rage is a member of the “Bumsquad DJz”, the “Sharpshooterz Crew”, and Definitive Talents “DEFTAL DJs.” Amongst many of his accolades, just to add another line to his resume, DJ Rage was known as the NFL San Diego Chargerʼs Official DJ. The San Diego Chargers as well as their fans jam to his mixes at all of their home games as well as the after parties for the team.
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