- Carlo Tee!
- Daly City, CA. 94015
25 years ago, he went by the name Style1, a gutsy 15 year old kid who captivated the art of dj'ing while break dancing to Herbie Hancocks "Rock It" in '83 and throughout the years, his creative style and versatility in blending various vocal tracks over instrumentals known as "Mash-Ups" later dubbed him as the Versatile Child & KIDinPLAY, but he is best known today as DJ Carlo T. Carlo Taniguchi was born on March 23, 1972 in Tammuning, Guam and relocated to be raised at the mecca where som...Read more
Carlo Tee!'s Bio
Carlo Taniguchi was born on March 23, 1972 in Tammuning, Guam and relocated to be raised at the mecca where some of the most inspiring and influential DJ's still currently reside today, the Bay Area. In 1986, he formed Demo Creations with the help from godfather, DJ Whiz of Unique Musique and quickly gained recognition from crews alike by competing in several dj battle competitions. By May of 1988, he entered and won his first DJ Battle Competition and also placed second against DJ Qbert in October at Expressions, Boy's That Go Boom DJ Battle in Newark, Ca. He showcased and was featured in numerous club venues, dj'ed and provided sound and lighting entertainment for several youth group and high school functions, Weddings and private events throughout northern and southern California with his group and while dj'ing at a popular 18 and up nightclub in Palo Alto at the young age of 16.
He began producing and remixing music in early 2000 and since then, he's collaborated with various Artist's and groups from coast to coast including New York based rap affiliates, Crime Committee Entertainment, DCB Entertainment in Atlanta and co-producing albums for island reggae group, Epic Roots in Hawaii. His dedication and experience to music and the art of dj'ing continues to entertain fans and enthusiasts till this very day with a wide variety of mixtapes, remixes and other music productions with many still yet to be heard.
Since 1998, he's been Resident DJ at the GlasKat, Sound Factory, Factory525, SupperClub, Club Limelight, The EndUp, Suede, Space550 Barneveld, Loft11, Jelly's Pier50, Blush, Skylounge, 1015 Folsom, Julie's Supperclub, Ibiza, Club NV, The Forum, and most recently Club Mist and The Cellar in San Francisco.
His motivation comes from dj'ing with Mobile DJ groups Spintronix, Imperial Sounds, Unique Musique, LiveStyle Prod., Ultimate Creations and many others who pioneered the movement and was highly inspired by Hip Hop legends DJ Jazzy Jay, GrandWizzard, DST, Flash, Jam Master Jay, Red Alert, Kool Herc, and DJ Jazzy Jeff to name a few.
"We were part of History in the making and i'm blessed to have befriend many great DJ's and groups throughout this experience." You can truly notice his creative style and versatility in several of his mixtapes stemming from Hip-Hop, Freestyle and Breakbeats to House, Jungle, DnB, Reggae, Trip-Hop and as a Battle DJ, definitely Turntablism.
Name: Carlo Taniguchi
Alias: DJ Carlo T., Versatile Child, KidinPlay
Born: March 23, 1972
Birthplace: Tammuning, Guam USA
Hometown: Daly City, California
Ethnicity: Hawaiian, Spanish, Portuguese
DJ Since: 1986
Group: Demo Creations (1986-1994), Ultra Sonic Soundz (1988-1994), FourTwentyLiveDJs(1999- Present)
Affiliates: Versatile Recordings, Epic Roots, 420LivEntertainment, Crime Committee Ent., DCB Ent.
Music Genre: Hip Hop, Freestyle, Disco, 70's, 80's, Old School, Breakbeats, Reggae, Dancehall, Trip Hop, Urban Soul, House, Jungle, Housebreaks.