Biography

A 24 year veteran of the underground Hip-Hop scene and turntablist community, DJ Killa-Jewel has rocked decks across North America, Europe and Asia at some of the most prestigious clubs, concerts and festivals to date. Well known for her collaboration with Thud Rumble’s DJ Q-Bertin his ‘Do It Yourself Vol. 2’ DVD, Killa-Jewel’s participation in numerous DJ battles including the Canadian DMCs, ITF Scratching Categories (NYC), the World Vestax Extravaganza (Japan), and the Red Bull Thre3Style Canadian Finals (Calgary) solidified her place amongst the best in the industry.

Also a producer herself, she released her first unofficial album, Saudade, in 2014. Later, she was joined by Nate Husser, Wasiu, Ras Kassand Sereni-T, along with the use of her own voice as a singer on the Reckless EP, her latest release from 2020, solidifying her status as both a producer and performing artist. 

Influences include DJ Shadow, Amon Tobin, DJ Q-Bert, Kid Koala and Radiohead. She writes all her own music and spends a large amount of time considering conceptual takes on her work, which bring an element of theatricalism and originality to her work.

DJ Killa-Jewel has faced multiple artistic reinventions throughout the past couple of years, changing her style and evolving at a constant pace, she encapsulates the essence of a modern artist. She has incorporated all of these reinventions into her upcoming album, Sagittarius. Killa Jewel is looking forward to bringing this new album to life onstage with her signature high energy and turntable-centric performances.

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