"Poppa's been smooth since days of underroos"
-- The Notorious B.I.G.
Derrick M., otherwise known as D-Smooth, is a Toronto, Canada, based DJ that has created an illustrious career, by playing the hottest hits at venues / events across Canada and internationally. As a Red Bull Thre3style veteran (2014 East Coast Canadian Champ) and through hard work, D-Smooth has positioned himself to be a highly prized DJ, by garnishing the respect of his industry peers.
Since 1995, D-Smooth has been performing at nightclubs, private parties, festivals and corporate events demonstrating his extraordinary talent of seamlessly mixing and blending a wide range of genres from Hip Hop, Rock, R&B, Soul, House, Reggae, Electro and Dance. As a pioneer to the online game, D-Smooth transformed the way music was consumed, by streaming live-recorded mixes on the Internet for his loyal online list of hungry enthusiasts. In 2003, D created UpJumpsDaBoogie.com to house his critically acclaimed classic mix tapes such as; "A tribute to fallen artists", "Real Smooth", "General Consensus" and "Ear Candy" and as well as a venue to his live mixes. Since then, D-Smooth has built an impressive resume, by launching countless episodes of mixes and podcasts that further grew his online following.
Through experience, D-Smooth has mastered the art of creating a vibrant environment. As a DJ, he has managed to intuitively plug himself into his audience, gain an understanding of what they want to hear - chop it, screw it, mix it, blend it and then serve it up. Every time D performs at an event, he understands his job and he executes it with absolute professionalism.
Even though D-Smooth has achieved remarkable accomplishments, he works hard every day, striving to increase his brand awareness, showcase his superior product and to share with the world a raw unadulterated talent.
D-Smooth is willing to partner with you, to create events that will not only satisfy your audience; but also, leave them wanting more.
DJ Since: 1995
Category: Club DJ / Private Events & Corporate DJ
Main genres: Open Format | Hip Hop, R&B, Top40, Electro, House, Dancehall, Reggae, Soca, Twerk, Trap, Nu-Disco, Ol Skool and everything in between.
Various Residencies & Venues played:
Mississauga Celebration Square DJ, &Co. (Mississauga), El Jefe, FOGO (Oakville), Enfield Fox (Mississauga), Dundas Square, Odd Thomas (Toronto), Revival (Toronto), Guvernment / The Drink (Toronto), Inside (Toronto), Money (Toronto), Rockwood (Toronto), The Drake (Toronto), The Parkdale Drink (Toronto), Madbar (Toronto), Afterlife (Toronto), La Rouge (Toronto), Krave (Toronto), The Hoxton (Toronto), Quarters McMaster Campus (Hamilton), Koi (Hamilton), 77 (Hamilton) and more.
Spun Alongside / Opened for:
A-Trak, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Skratch Bastid, Hedspin, De La Soul, Jadakiss, Peanut Butter Wolf, Scratch of the Roots, DJ Premier.
Red Bull, Foot Locker, City of Mississauga, TD Canada Trust Credit, LaCoste Live, Ronald McDonald House, McMaster University, Ryerson University, York University, Fever International Dance Competition.
Awrads & Accolades:
2014 Red Bull Thre3style Canadian East Coast Champion, 2013 Red Bull Thre3style Toronto Runner-up, Featured on DJ City's Bedroom Sessions, UpJumpsDaBoogie.com & Boogie Fresh Collective / Live Founder.
Boogie Fresh Live (www.boogiefreshlive.com) DJ, UpJumpsDaBoogie.com, Swagger Mag Official DJ, and Foot Locker Canada DJ.