DJ Gravy is a musician, selector, publisher and an og new yorker who represents the diversity of where he’s from. Whether he’s DJing a concert, festival or a launch event for a global brand, Gravy’s encyclopedic knowledge of music, flawless turntablist precision and infectious high energy, creates waves from the hood to the Hamptons.
Gravy’s events have been attended by Mick Jagger, Scarlett Johansson and Jay Z and have been described as a ‘frenzy’ by Rolling Stone magazine. He’s DJ’d alongside Diplo AND Questlove and performed on stage with too many hip hop, reggae and soca legends to mention.
In 2007, Gravy founded Rice and Peas, a unique event series that dramatically influenced the downtown nightlife circuit, trickling dancehall into the cutting edge scene, ultimately helping to bring the genre back to the mainstream. Shaggy, Wayne wonder and Beenie man have all performed at it while Damian Marley and Sean Paul have attended.
Gravy’s media outlet and agency, largeup.com, is partnered with Apple music, Red Bull and several Caribbean tourism boards, having produced the first Caribbean music showcases at SXSW and WMC along with special events at Central Park Summerstage, Lincoln Center and the Surf Lodge.