DJ Maseo (De La Soul) & DJ Shortkut
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DJ Maseo and Friends
Mighty will be closing it's doors this fall for a remodel / rebranding. For the better part of a decade Jonathan Cruz, BKA DJ SHORTKUT, has held down Mighty as his homebase and San Francisco Residency. At Mighty, he's played with the likes of Jazzy Jeff, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Ali Shaheed Muhhamad, Louie Vega, Kenny Dope, Peanut Butter Wold, J Rocc, Beat Junkies Collective, Madlib, Tony Touch, Diamond D, DJ Craze, Mix Master Mike, Rich Medina, Large Professor and Mayer Harthorne just to name a few. Short has been integral in Mighty's success. Come join us for one last resident celebration.
---- About Maseo + Shortkut ----
Vincent Lamont Mason Jr. is part of one of the most celebrated hip hop groups of all time: the rapper, producer and DJ is one third of hip hop group De La Soul, who have released platinum selling albums, topped charts and toured the world over the last few decades. Mason is also known as Maseo, P.A. Pasemaster Mase and Plug Three and formed De La Soul in 1987. The trio first rose to prominence when spotted by Prince Paul with a demo recording of "Plug Tunin'". Paul helped the band link up with a label and before long a deal was singed with Tommy Boy for their debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising. Mason's job within the band is as a DJ, spinning beats and keeping things fresh as he draws inspiration from life experiences and contemporary global events.
Versatile, Accomplished, Legendary, are just a few adjectives that describe Jonathan Cruz aka DJ SHORTKUT. Driven by passion for every genre of music, Shortkut began his career as a mobile sound-system, progressing on to competing in World DJ Championships and establishing himself as the consummate professional DJ.
Shortkut is a member of 3 of the most influential DJ crews in history: The Invisibl Skratch Piklz, World Famous Beat Junkies and Triple Threat DJs. A seasoned veteran in battle DJ competitions, he is responsible for creating some of the most influential turntable routines of all time, literally birthing new techniques to the turntablist culture.
2016 sees Shortkut expanding his repertoire with his own show on Beat Junkies Radio on DASH, judging along with the ISP legends Dj Qbert & D-Styles at RedBull’s Thre3Style World DJ Championships, releasing a long awaited album with Invisibl Skratch Piklz with a world tour to follow, and his own widely anticipated solo production release, along with a travel/lifestyle web program entitled “A Shortkut to The World” which will create amazing global event content for DjShortkut.com. Focused with a new and sharper vision to add to his incredible musical legacy, Shortkut has exciting collaborations and technology driven products to re-create and disrupt the Dj industry once again.
A diverse selection in music combined with his turntablist roots,and incredible work ethic, Shortkut establishes himself as one of the most sought after talent in the entertainment / music industry.