Named as "The World's Greatest DJ" by USA Today, Mix Master Mike's status as a premier, award-winning DJ and producer has allowed him to maintain his rank as an influential musician, and become a household name.
Grammy award winner Mix Master Mike's many accomplishments include a 3 time
consecutive win of the DMC World Title, a win at the 1992 New Music Seminar DJ Battle (where he became the first West Coast DJ to win the title of World Champion) and being inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 with the Beastie Boys. His skillful, hard-hitting scratch work has rightfully earned him the status of a pioneer in the hip-hop and DJ communities.
Recently, Mike has been found opening for the Vancouver Winter Olympics, joining the official Emmy's orchestra with the legendary Michael Bearden (Lady Gaga's and the late Michael Jackson's music director), creating music that has been featured on
major television networks (i.e. producing the theme music for Teen Titans Go on
Cartoon Network), performing on Yo Gabba Gabba, producing the theme music for the FIFA World Cup, working on Andra Day's Grammy nominated album "Cheers to the Fall" and more. In 2016, he was invited to the White House by former President Barack Obama to perform at the Kennedy Center Honors 36th Gala honoring Herbie Hancock.
2017 saw Mike trailblazing the VR world with his award winning project "Magma
Chamber". After winning "Best Animated VR Music Video (2017 VR Fest) and two
awards from the Vega Digital Awards, "Magma Chamber" is being recognized as one of the best and most innovative videos in the VR world, and resulted in Mike receiving an invitation to attend the Extreme Tech Challenge Awards at Necker island from Sir Richard Branson.
From his early days in the Bay Area until now, Mix Master Mike has always been looking for new ways to create art that challenges the status quo, keeping his brand relevant and exciting for audiences of all ages