DJ Sneak: Five Reasons He's a House Gangster
He might be old enough to have a fathered a lot of the club rats at his gigs these days, but Sneak is still one of the hardest working men in house music, with a hectic international tour schedule, a number of labels under his belt, and a catalog of original releases that never stops growing. In fact, Sneak just dropped his latest record with Riva Starr this week!
He Keeps It Real
DJ Sneak has been in the game for two decades, but he has never sold out. His underground ethos remains intact after all these years, as he continues to release and spin raw jacking house records, while never pandering to commercial tastes and EDM trends.
He's Got Swag
Sneak has turned his whole house gangster swagger into a personal trademark, but not in a douchey commercial way -- more as a way of taking a stand and defending the values of authentic, underground house music. He's also not afraid to call out other DJs when they sell out those values to turn a buck, like he did with Swedish House Mafia, and more recently, Armand Van Helden.
DJ Sneak. With Jesse Perez. Thursday, April 11. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The party starts at 11 p.m. and tickets cost $15 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Call 305-531-5535 or visit mansionmiami.com.
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