DJ A.$.K has over 20 years experience as a OJ and has worked professionally since 1988,And was rated as Australia’s number one hip-hop DJ from 88-97 and had entered and won practically every major Australian dj mixing competition up to 97 as well as representing Australia at the World DMC Mixing Championships in 90 and 96. He was one of the early pioneers of hip hop in Australia and appeared on the first Australian hip-hop commercial release “down under by law” on virgin records in 1988 (with “westside posse”) and co-produced the first E.P from iconic Australian hiphop group “def wish cast” and as founding member of the DJ crew “CrossFader Raiders” he produced Australia’s first Dj battle record (CFR Battle Utensiles Vol-1 & 2) on his label “MUSICAL HI-JACKER RECORDINGS” as well as many underground Lp’s/mix tape’s! c.d’s,also playing support to many of hip-hop’s finest including: Y.B.T, RUN DMC, NAUGHTY BY NATURE, ICE T, PUBLIC ENEMY and HOUSE OF PAIN,plus being involved with Australia’s first and longest running dj school “DJ’S UNITED” and working with many community projects.
Nominated for a Aria award as part of the band renegade funk train in 97 which had commercial success in Australia and abroad seen him tour the country and perform on many of Australia’s top television show’s. In 98 he relocated to the U.K. to concentrate on music production & recording which has seen him play & record with various top London bands as well as produce his solo material along with his mix CDs, remix work & club gigs.
In January 2008 he returned home to Australia and has produced tracks and featured on many local releases as well as releasing a compilation Cd along side the “mashup” project “the a-team” and HYJAK .. straight jak .. album. FALLING RAIN is his most recent solo material featuring international artist’s from around the world as He continues to push the boundaries and remains to play a significant role in Australian hip-hop culture.