DJ Speedyshoes could easily be named Victoria BC’s most versatile DJ. His recipe for his success? Start with smooth, seamless mixes and blends. Add in some quick cuts, and skilled mixing. Sprinkle in tasteful track selection, and an ability to read the crowd’s energy, and you have one crazy party!
Speedyshoes started scratching up Hip-Hop records back in 2002, and perfected his craft through years of experimenting. He moved to Victoria in 2005, and quickly made his mark on the scene by pioneering New Era Radio, a weekly underground hip-hop radio show on CFUV 101.9 FM. He linked up with rap duo The Pocket Kings in 2007, as their tour DJ. Following that he entered the Night Club scene with nightly gigs at Element, Lucky Bar, Red Jacket, Touch, and Sugar.
In the fall of 2011, Speedyshoes took over as the Resident DJ at Victoria’s famous Upstairs Cabaret. For the next 4 years, he played every Friday and Saturday, making Upstairs Victoria’s #1 nightclub, and definitely the place to be.
Aside from his extensive experience packing night clubs all over Western Canada, his musical accolades include entering the Red Bull 3style International DJ Competition in 2008, 2012, and 2013. He took home the winning title in 2012 and is Victoria’s reigning 3style champion!
DJ Speedyshoes has the impressive honour of sharing the stage with such greats as Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Warren G, B-Real, Tech N9Ne,Talib Kweli, Sir Mix-a-lot, Royce da 5’9, The Game, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Jazzy Jeff, ?uestlove, Starting From Scratch, Baby-yu, Dopey, 4korners, Skratch Bastid, Wristpect & many more.