The name DJ Samrai means more than just a good time on the dancefloor. It signifies versatility, talent, energy and charisma mixed together to create a phenomenal and unforgettable DJ set whether in clubs across the world, at the country’s biggest festivals, or listening to one of the Australian champion turntablists’ mix CD releases on some of the world’s biggest labels including Universal Music and Ministry Of Sound.
His versatility has led Samrai to play alongside some of the biggest names in music today. Some of these names include Kanye West, Neyo, Rihanna, Chris Brown,The Black Eyed Peas, Lil Jon, Cypress Hill, Wu-Tang Clan, LMFAO, Redman & Method Man, Xzibit, Jurassic 5, Pharaohe Monch, Beatnuts, Gangstarr & Rhazel & Snoop Dogg.
Samrai cemented his name as one of Australia’s hottest festival DJ’s with his phenomenal sets at The Good Vibrations festival earlier this year. After holding a regular spot on the festival’s line-up for three years, Samrai kept over 150,000 festival goers entertained as the official national “Roots Stage” DJ, sharing the stage with Kid Cudi, Busta Rhymes, Gym Class Heroes and old skool legends Naughty By Nature. The 2011 Good Vibrations Festival sees Samrai performing alongside Ludacris, Nas, Damian Marley and Kelis. His impressive resume boasts spots at other popular festivals and events including Summerfield Dayze, Livid Festival, Motorola Snowboard World Cup and The Quicksilver Pro, highlighting that although passionate about hip hop he can play anything from electro, pop, rock or urban and still captivate the crowd. Samrai signed with Universal Music in 2003 as one of the DJ’s on the Blazin Mixtape series. The Blazin series was the first legal mixtape available in Australia and has gone on to be Universal Music’s biggest urban compilation selling in excess of 300,000 copies. Proving his versatility as a DJ, Samrai was signed to major international dance label Ministry Of Sound in 2010. His mix CD release “Maximum Bass Overdrive” sold over 50,000 copies.
Samrai is also a master of trickery on the decks having won a number of prestigious accolades including the Australian DMC Championships and the ITF Australian Scratch Championships. Gaining an amazing Top 14 world ranking at the DMC World Finals in London in 2001, Samrai was the youngest DJ to ever represent Australia at just 19 years old.
The only Australian Turntablist to have won Both National Titles In DMC & ITF, Samrai also Is The Stealth National Dj Champion.
With all these achievements and more under his belt, it’s obvious to see why DJ Samrai is Australia’s Number one Turntablist DJs. A DJ Samrai set will have you amazed in a matter of minutes as he masterfully battles the turntables with his diverse song selection and trickery. If you have yet to experience DJ Samrai, prepare to be introduced to one of the greatest.