About the Author
DJ SHORTEE, described as the World s Premier Female DJ by the Grammy Foundation, is a multigenre DJ, turntablist, music producer, record label owner (Heavy Artillery Recordings, 5 Star Records), DJ instructor, and author. Recognized as one of the most diverse and technically skilled DJs in the world, her fast-paced mixing style, expert scratching skills, and energetic stage presence have made her one of the most in-demand DJs touring worldwide. There are few DJs that are truly respected globally in such a wide variety of genres as Shortee, with almost two decades of DJ experience under her belt. She has rocked everything from the hottest nightclubs, massive raves, and b-boy battles to huge festivals and celebrity parties. Named Queen of the Scratch World by DJ Times, her unique contribution to the art of turntablism earned her a spot as the only female DJ featured in the critically acclaimed movie Scratch. Shortee has produced her own DJ instructional DVD series and has taught DJ lessons for over twelve years. In addition to spending four years as a head professor at the Scratch DJ Academy, she has also taught classes, workshops, and online tutorials for the esteemed Grammy Foundation, SAE Institute, Sprite, Frito-Lay, Turntable U, Rane, Serato and more!