DJ Criminal, originally from America, has spent the last 8 years playing shows and collecting vinyl all over the globe. Egypt, Thailand, Macau, Dubai; This guy has played literally everywhere.
He has spent the past year producing songs with some of Hip Hop’s most well known MCs, from Kool Keith (“Dr. Octagon”) to Gift of Gab of Blackalicious. Criminal has performed at large festivals, such as Scribble Jam and The Vans Warped Tour. His first releases came out on MR. DIBBS’ label Selfcore Records. He’s DJ’d with Prince Whipper Whip, appeared in Public Enemy videos, performed during earthquakes, coups, state of emergencies, tsunamis and radioactive meltdowns. He has toured extensively in the Americas and Asia; currently, the Middle East has seen him performing at hotspots in Cairo, Dubai and Bahrain.
Criminal has lent his talents in the studio, engineering and performing on releases by underground hip-hop heavyweights Atmosphere, Eyedea and P.O.S.. His ear for music and remixes coupled with his scratching and DJing capabilities has been earning him gigs worldwide.
Criminal is a co-founder of worldwide DJ crew Side Show Kuts (Winner of Breakspoll 2015). You can find his entirely self-produced album “Samples & Marbles” out NOW!