The mighty DJ Hype touches down Elements this week!!! Come peep the legend who’s won countless DJ championships since the 1980s. Not to mention his Playaz imprint continues to put out some of the most acclaimed tunes you hear inside Elements every week! To top that off, Hype is bringing along the seminal MC Daddy Earl, who dates back to the principle UK sound system days, and whose vocals have been featured on numerous tracks by Hype and the renowned Shut Up And Dance in the last 20 years. It’s going to be insane! Opening set by Lenore. Cover $12 before 11pm, $15 after.
Bio: Essentially Hype is to drum and bass as Afrika Bambaata was to the development of hip-hop. He first became involved in music through the legendary Shut Up and Dance sound system, like many before him his interest growing from physically building the speakers that made up the rig to DJ’ing, spinning reggae, house and hip hop throughout the eighties. As time passed, his skills behind the turntable grew to the extent of winning the London heat of the 1989 DMC’s and going on to represent Britain in the European championships. (read more: http://www.last.fm/music/DJ+Hype)Dj Hype - Closer To God