BIO

An accomplished Battle DJ/Producer; DJ Ragz brings a fierce and strong element to the Hip Hop Scene. He has opened for the likes of Black Star (Mos Def/Talib Kweli), Company Flow, Heltah Skeltah, Busta Rhymes and a host of other acts as well as being the Dj/Co Producer for the Jazz Addixx which was a major release in Japan. He has over 20 years of experience rocking crowds from state to state. While rocking shows around the country DJ Ragzalso co-produced three breakbeat records in a series called the Bare Bones series. DJ Ragz has done nationally distributed mix tapes and been featured on Return of the Dj's twice. Battle Wise, Dj Ragz has spent most of his time in Dj Competitions and in 2013 he has placed in the top ten in the World Online Dj Championships.  Ragz also is a instructor at that Beat Refinery where he teaches beginning to advanced levels of DeeJaying and Producing. Dj Ragz has also Dj'd some private parties for some Major Companies like Google, Virgin Air and some celebrities like Danny Mcbride.  Some of Dj Ragz work has been part of Roxy Clothing's advertising Campaign as well as featured on Cartoon Networks Adult Swim as seen in this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1CkXKUy0jM .   

Here is my appearance on FOX 5 News:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shUs4Mco3kw

Here is a link of a performance during a competition in DC: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onYUW_twWoc

Here is a link of a song from the Jazz Addixx:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyVjMF9gMaY


COMPETITIONS
· 1995 Howard University Battle
· 1996 Howard University Battle (Runner Up)
· 1996 Rap Sheets 2.5 (3rd)
· 1997 West Coast Dmc (Finalist)
· 1997 East Coast Dmc
· 1998 East Coast Dmc
· 1998 Turntable Showdown (1st)
· 1998 Scribble Jam Battle
· 1998 DC Dmc
· 1999 Scribble Jam Battle (Semi Finalist)
· 2000 Scribble Jam
· 2002 Guitar Center Faifax (Runner Up)
· 2005 Scion Championships (Runner Up)
  2013 Coast 2 Coast DC (1st)
  2013 DC DMC (Finalist)
  2013 World Online DMC Dj Championships (Top Ten)

Opened up for the following acts
· Organized Konfusion
· Company Flow
· Non Phixion
· ClokWorx
· Biz Marke
· Busta Rhymes
· Black Star
· Del
· Mobb Deep
· Heltah Skeltah
· Team Demolition
· Defined Print
· Masta Ace
· Mr Complex
· Ugly Duckling
· Dr Becket
· Akrobatik