A self-proclaimed b-boy at heart, Shershot fka DJ Thumbprint assimilated to hip-hop culture by learning about each respective element, eventually focusing his love of beats and rhythm on the turntables. DJing since the mid-90s, he reps Kids of Soul (93), The Downbeat, and Prime Pusher. An eclectic music connoisseur, he enjoys spinning an array of beats to satisfy both the b-boys, steppers, and those who just want to groove. Back in the day, like most DJs starting out, Thumbprint paid his dues...Read more
Shershot fka Thumbprint's Bio
He also co-produced a monthly event in San Diego called Instant Funk with Dj Dopeshoes that plays funk, disco and boogie (hope to be revived).
Because of his love of hip-hop and urban culture, Thumbprint has grown from being just a DJ to a well-rounded taste-maker behind the scenes, who still considers himself a student of hip-hop (or music in general). Equally inspired by Golden Era hip-hop and as Fela Kuti or Mark de Clive-Lowe (and everything in-between), it is apparent that his ear for music has helped him broaden not only his record collection, but his overall sound and approach to DJing.
Check his blog djthumbprint.tumblr.com or thekidsofsoul.com for any future mixes and events