ABOUT DJ Elevated
Creative Director and Co-Founder of freshDark, LLC (freshDark Fest), a movement and annual 85% local festival based in Houston, TX that creates an environment that caters to the exposure and appreciation of emerging artists and DJ's whose styles explore the fusions of Electronica, Funk, Jazz, Soul, House, Reggae and Hip Hop music in an abstract and organic fashion. Curator of the Texas College DJ Battle held annually on the campus of Rice University. Co-Curator of the eclectic movements based DJ duo "Soul Control", whose styles range in various high energy music genres intending to make you dance all night. "Free your mind, and your ass will follow!" - George Clinton
For 9 years, Elevated has cultivated his artistic approach to DJing by fusing musical genres from around the world, incorporating House, Eletronic Fusions, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, Afro-Beat, Dancehall, genres from the Latin and African diasporas and beyond. He could be coined as one of the most versatile DJ's in Texas, Houston being his hometown and place of residence. Elevated has played at most of the well known and well regarded venues in Houston, including a weekly Thursday residency at the House of Blues Foundation Room and a weekly Sunday Residency at The Alley Kat. Elevated also co hosts a radio show call Oil & Wax Radio on 90.1 KPFT's HD3 channel, along with hosts Kool Bob Skee, Eroda One, and DJ Anarchy, which highlights emerging Electronic, Hip Hop, and International artists, and tackles topics that affect the local musical climate in Houston.
DJ Elevated has had the pleasure of working with a myriad of artist including Devin the Dude (Toured with in 2011), Shafiq Husayn, OSHUN, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Dudley Perkins, Count Bass D, Elaquent, DJ Jamad, Mike Flo, AllDay, The Aspiring Me, Milky Wayv, and a hosts of many local Houston artists. Elevated also lived in Detroit for a year in 2014, which expanded his understanding of House, Ghetto Tech, Electronic and Boom Bap inspired genres. (RIP J Dilla)
DJ Elevated is a curator/deejay that has a passion for his craft, and seeks to continue to enlighten the world to the healing audial experiences that he is best known for providing.