Versatile and Accomplished. Shortkut is driven by passion for every genre of music that started in San Francisco in 1987 as a mobile DJ, progressing on to competing in World DJ championships since 1993.
Shortkut, is a member of 3 of the most influential DJ crews in history: The Invisibl Skratch Piklz, Beat Junkie Sound & The Triple Threat DJs. As a seasoned veteran in battle DJ competitions, he is responsible for birthing new techniques & innovations to the turntablist culture, while maintaining dance floors internationally, playing music spanning countless genres.
At the forefront of DJ culture & technology, Shortkut is a featured brand ambassador for DJ software company Algoriddim. He frequently collaborates with corporations for marketing campaigns with clients such as Intel, Adidas, Nike, GAP, Red Bull, Roland, Wing Stop, Pioneer DJ, & Go Pro.
Having travelled an average of 20+ countries annually, his performances include renowned events such as: Coachella, Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, The Boiler Room, The Do-Over, a residency on Damian Marley’s Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise and numerous festivals around the world.
With the pandemic coming to a close in 2023, Shortkut began an active tour schedule in Dubai to ring in the New Year. This was followed immediately with a Southeast Asia and U.S. tour. Remy Martin then selected him as one of Hip Hop’s legendary djs featured in their V.S.O.P Mixtape campaign, dedicating a mural of him in the city of San Francisco. On the day of Hip Hop’s 50th Anniversary, Shortkut will also be inducted into the Bay Area Hip Hop Hall of Fame. He is also the official opening DJ for L.L. Cool J’s “Force Tour”, alongside legendary artists The Roots, De La Soul, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Rakim, touring 19 cities nationwide.