Brooklyn, NY-based DJ Angola’s professional reputation stands on his diverse musical sensibility.
Mixing smoothly through Tribal/afrobeat/jazzy/deep/disco/electro house sounds to his own tracks and original remixes, he utilizes a vast array of music and vocals to create live remixes during his sets. In demand for his wide ranging House sets, he has moved club goers around the world.
Whether rockin’ Deep House clubs in London or Chicago, Rock/Funk parties in Hollywood, Samba nights in Paris, store openings in Milan, Jazzy Breaks in Switzerland, Tribal House in Miami, or spinning hiphop sets in Oslo, he quickly adapts to whatever musical environment he’s in.
He’s become a DJ favorite of the fashion world-DJing shows, nights, and opening parties for Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana, Donatella Versace, Naomi Cambell, Ralph Lauren, Black Book, Isaac Mizrahi, Wunderkind, Diesel, Jimmy Choo, Douglas Hannant, G Star, Red Dress, Maurice Malone, Richard Tyler, Tommy Hilfiger, Patrick McMullan, John Rocha, Beyonce Knowles, Usher, Vanity Fair, Damien Hirst, Tommy Mottola, Missy Elliott, Ben Stiller, Grace Jones, U2, Playboy, L’Officiel, Jennifer Lopez, Black Eyed Peas, Kate Hudson, Karolina Kurkova, Lynn Park, and many others.
He also has DJed Instyle and Rolling Stone Magazine cover photo shoots, and Cirque du Soleil events coast to coast in and around North America. He has performed for Gucci at the Toronto Film Festival and at Museum galas in San Francisco. His Sunday party in downtown Manhattan was voted as one of the “Top ten club nights Internationally” by Jockey Slut Magazine.
Angola has had the pleasure of working alongside Tony Bennett as the DJ at Elton John’s annual Oscar party, hosted at the “Osbourne House” to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and has performed at other charitable events as well.
He’s been the featured DJ at numerous Cannes Film Festival parties, delighting the guests of clients such as Elle, Premiere, Moving Pictures, Urban Myth, Penthouse and Synergy House.
DJ Angola enjoys working with designers and has created unique musical programs for several runway shows during New York’s Fashion Week in Bryant Park.
Currently, DJ Angola is a resident DJ in NYC at Marquee (Saturdays).
He spins regularly at Boujis (London) where he has DJed their annual Brit Award and Wimbledon Players party.
DJ Angola has spun in Russia, Japan, Ireland, and many other countries as well as played dates in Ibiza, Italy, Brazil, and Mexico City.
He has performed for thousands at the Smithsonian Festival in Washington DC, the Hudson River Festival in NYC and at The Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco. He’s DJed with Mylo, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Black Eyed Peas, X-Ecutioners, Crystal Method, DJ Krush, Jazzanova, Los Amigos Invisibles, Quantic, Rock Steady Crew, and countless others.
He was featured along with Fatboy Slim & Junkie X.L. at Crobar for the Winter Music Conference.
DJ Angola has done remixes for White Stripes, Antibalas, Outkast, Dead Prez, DJ Smash, Jungle Brothers, Quantic and others. A multi-instrumentalist, he’s currently working on his new record which features collaborations with members of Fania All Stars, Sugarman 3, Zion I, as well as vocalists’ Kemdi, Amayo, Jephte’ Guilliome (Spiritual life), Joy Ibiayo, Sharon Jones (Dap Kings), and others.