INTRODUCING THE DUTCH VENOMS PT. 3: DJ DNS THE MAN
DNS was also involved in a hiphop formation called ‘Classic’
wich reached the finals of ‘Grote Prijs’ van Nederland (music award
show) in the year 2000. Over the years he worked with several artists
and played along with (dj) bands and bigbands and opened for artists
such as DJ Premier, Dj Q-Bert, Black Eyed Peas, and Mobb Deep.
Under the name ‘Turntable Rockstars’ (with dj’s Broky B and
Setiono) DNS performed during the Laid back Luke’s ‘Rocking with the
Best’ tour (2007) by performing a live scratch remix of the ‘Rocking
with the best’ single which landed high in the dance charts all over the
world. They also performed at festivals and party’s in The Netherlands,
where they play and showcase as a dj band with the use of 6 turntables.
in that time he also did a lot of dj support-for acts such as ‘Keynote
Speakerz’, Master Surreal and later supported Masta Ace (USA) during
shows in Holland and Norway (2010)
After the 15 years playing, performing and producing DJ DNS has
extensive experience in all possible aspects of dj-ing. DJ DNS regards
his turntable as a musical instrument and describes himself as a
all-round DJ and musician. He displays his skills during live shows of
artists and live bands, but also uses his talent on productions and.
His deejay sets stand out because of the wide choice
of musical genres (hiphop, funk, r&b, soul, breaks, and more) in
combination with turntablism and scratching. That’s why he also have
been seen outside the hiphop scene and regularly appears at big dance
festivals in The Netherlands (such as Mystery Land, Extrema NYE,
Sneakerz, Ex Porn Star and Solar Weekend Festival)
DJ DNS is now working on various projects. He performs and
does deejay sets, both solo as well with his current dj crew ‘Shit is
Bangin’ and Classic-Cutterz.. He also teaches dj-ing/scratching and
regurlary speaks on seminars and masterclasses (SAE).
The last couple of years he’s been dj-ing for
Extince (famous dutch mc and hiphop pioneer), Skiggy Rapz and Diggy Dex
and regurlary tours with drummer Maximus Prime. In 2011 they played at
the SXSW Festival. Austin (USA). His latest project is called ‘Superjam’
which is an explosive live party rocking showcase between Dj, Drummer
and 2 MC’s.