DJ Lean Wit It

 

DJ Lean Wit It is a diverse artist with a portfolio of artistry in musicology, videography, theater and visual arts. He honed his skills at Temple University's WHIP Radio Station while throwing some of the biggest events on campus and holds a Bachelor's degree in Media Production. He is the co-founder of UGLYBASS Media, a grassroots DJ/Production collective that encompasses universal sound birthed in Philadelphia traveling through out the country. He is the winner of Red Bull’s 2012 Philly DJ Master Competition and has shared stages with several international recording artists including Raekwon, Manny Fresh, Machine Gun Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan, Musiq Soulchild and Action Bronson.  DJ Lean Wit It’s unique and infectious sound has been home to many popular venues throughout the US and Europe. He is currently a resident DJ for Heineken Green Room, Morgan's Pier, Pub Webb and Saint Lazarus Bar as well as UGLYBASS Unzipped on Dash Radio's LOUD Station. He has become a community advocate for inner city youth by generously providing mentorship for youth in public and private schools and serves as a partner in the youth outreach program Do Remember Me. Blazing a trail of musical experimentation and collaborations has positioned DJ Lean Wit It on a path to entering the global arena and setting it on fire.

 

Awards and Nominations

  • 2014 Philly Nightlife Awards, "Best Hip Hop DJ"-Nominated
  • 2014 Philly Hip Hop Awards, "Best Internet Radio DJ"-Nominated
  • 2013 Philly Hip Hop Awards, "DJ Of The Year"-Nominated
  • 2013 Philly Hip Hop Awards, "Best Radio Host"-Nominated
  • 2013 Philly Hip Hop Awards, "Best Internet Radio Show"-Nominated
  • 2012 Philly Hip Hop Awards, "Best Radio Show"-Nominated
  • 2012 Redbull DJ Master (Philly)-Winner

 

(Photography courtesy of Tim Blackwell, Greg Johnson, Dwayne Malik Brown, Sannii Crespina-Flores, Dennis Flores & Akasha Maples)