DJ Hi-Definition (Hi-Def) is an open format turntable DJ based out of Louisville, KY. Although his roots are in Hip-Hop & R&B, Hi-Def’s DJ journey lead him to discover the classic soul, funk, and jazz records that inspired a lot of his favorite songs. Hi-Def’s connection with the art of turntablism was strengthened after discovering the scratch DJ legends A-Trak and Craze on YouTube.
“I started DJ’ing sophomore year of college on a budget DJ controller. Those were the days of beat matching and echo outs thinking I was the killing it! I eventually outgrew the controller and moved to CDJs, and then ultimately turntables. I never looked back after that. Once I started studying the greats, I was introduced to things I never knew could be done with DJ equipment…”