Philly native Dev79 has been DJing and Producing music since 1999 and has roots in Grime, Drum N Bass, Juke, Footwork and Industrial music.
His upcoming album has him performing with acts like Ivy Lab, 6Blocc, and Juke Bounce Werk! Dev79, has been banging it out as OG of the underground scene. He effortlessly weaves elements of grime, garage, rap, dubstep, juke, among a plethora of other styles, with Philly’s cultural and musical history, into a tapestry of urban bass music that he (along with compatriot Starkey) have dubbed “Street Bass.” Through his original productions, remixes and collaborations, Dev79 always takes you on a daring ride of emotions and flavors, that will urge you to let your body take control.
With his riotous DJ sets, Dev79 has kept dance floors sweaty across North America with his deep selection of bass heavy urban music, and has shared the stage alongside acts such as Lazer Sword, Bok Bok, DJ Shiftee, AC Slater, Cobra Krames, Proper Villains, Drop the Lime, Girl Talk, Jokers of the Scene, Poirer, Plastician, Skepta, Digital Mystikz and Willy Joy.
Dev79 and Starkey are the masterminds behind the Seclusiasis empire, as well as Slit Jockey Records with partner El Carnicero. These successful and acclaimed labels have released artists such as DNAEBEATS, Kastle, Stagga, Trim, Aquadrop, Todd Edwards, J-Sweet, BD1982, Warrior Queen, Rustie, NastyNasty, Murderbot, Mr. Mitch, MANIKAN and Knight Riderz.