Kung Foo Panda Aka Dj East is a Dj, MC, VJ, Dj tutor & all round creative guru. From roots in hip hop to all things beats and electronica. Resident at Bassworx, Bounce, Breakin In and Algorhythm in Dubai. Currently Video DJ, DJ and MC brand ambassador with Red Bull, Strongbow and Tiger translate. DJ, video dj and vinyl junky with an addiction for travel. He’s played in the urban hotspots: London, Dubai, Manchester, California, Marseille, Auckland, Sydney, Tokyo and Buenos Aires. Biggest events to date, RedBull Soundclash djing for over 2,500 revellers at the World Trade Centre with rock legends Strings & Euphoria and Tiger Uncage with A Skillz + Krafty Kutz @ Zero Gravity.
Highlights: VJ set at Nassimi Beach Atlantis/Bassworx + dj set for Boy George and, Creamfields and Red Fest
Both Tiger Translate event and Bassworx, were nominated for Time Out awards for 2013. Recent projects include Red Bull and Tiger Translate events as well as New Year Eve healdiner with Dj Wire and Adam J @ Ndulge, Atlantis.
Not afraid of jumping on the mic, Panda has MCed for a number of high profile events, as a hype man with Bassworx and Superheroes. Also appearing recently alongside rapper Paki Rambo aka MC Adil Omar’s music video Star Power.
A beats Master. Vinyl or digital, mixing lounge to latin, hip hop to drum & bass, funk to street soul, brazilia to india electronica, breaks to electro, r n b to house, retro to reggae, old skool to disco is where my roots are. Eclectic yet energetic sound but with an easy playlist for a laid back chill vibe if and when the mood requires.
Designer by day dj/vj by night, influenced by the music & dj legends including Mix Master Mike, Qbert, Dj Noise, Pete Rock, Jazzy Jeff, Super CAT, Congo Natty, Public Enemy, Digital Soundboy, Talvin Singh, James Brown, Rahzel, IAM, Portishead, Roni Size, LTJ Bukem, Streetlife DJs, MJ Cole, Dj Premiere, Guru, Roni size, Prodigy, Nu Tone, Noisia, Zed Bias, Adam F, Dj Scruff, Dj Marky, Ennio Mariconne, John Barry, quincy Jones, Wu Tang Clan, Busta Rhymes, Dub Pistolz, Fred V & Graphix, A Skillz, Public Enemy, Notorious BIG, Masters@Work, Hospital Records, Jaguar Skills, Kool & the Gang, LL Cool J, Mary J Blige, Missy Eliot, MIA, Gotan Project, Wide boys & Solid Steel.