Who is DJ Rectangle?
DJ Rectangle is an American DJ/turntablist and Grammy Award-nominated Dance/Hip Hop/Club record producer.
In 1993, DJ Rectangle won the US DMC Championship. Amongst many victorious DJ battles, he won the International DJ Search, sponsored by The Box Television, to become the official DJ for Def Jam recording artist Warren G. He then toured with Warren G on his Regulate tour, and continued to appear on various television shows including Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Jon Stewart Show, Late Night with David Letterman, MTV Spring Break, and London’s Top of the Pops, to name a few.
DJ Rectangle has also toured with other established artists, including R. Kelly, Heavy D, Montell Jordan, Monica, Bone Thugs n Harmony and Ice Cube. He has also performed with Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, The Lady of Rage, Foxy Brown, Tha Dogg Pound, The Luniz, Ron Isley, and many more.
He was one of the first DJs to integrate original freestyles from major recording artists into his own mixtapes and has released an extensive set of battle records used by many successive DJs to win DMC World Championships. His mixtapes have reached over 125 countries, including Russia, Italy, New Zealand, Japan, France, China, The United Arab Emirates, Australia, Spain, and Germany.
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- Jul 13, 1970
- Also known as
- Rectangle, DJ
on July 23, 2013
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