DJ Lethal

DJ Lethal

What I did…

This site I built from the ground up, using a jQuery library of bootstrap, so it’s very responsive with phones, tablets, or any size monitor. This was a great experience for me, because to work with artist that has been with a lot of different groups. Such as Everlast, House of Pain, and no one can forget him with Limp Bizkit. It was a blast working with this artist, and hope to have repeat business!

Who DJ Lethal is…

By the late 80’s a female rapper and friend of DJ Lethal introduced him to Everlast who was on his way to Europe to tour with rap icon Ice-T. DJ Lethal’s beat boxing skills and turntable ability landed the 16 year old a spot on the tour in Europe. The commercial and critical acclaim for Everlast’s first solo album in 1990 which featured scratching by DJ Lethal. Everlast and Lethal decided to form a band that would later explode onto the hip-hop scene for its bold lyrics, up-tempo flare, and its Irish-headed MC’s. The group, known as the House of Pain releases two projects before 1996, going multiplatinum along the way and paving the way for other MC’s with a unique racial background.

In 1996, during House of Pain’s final tour, an opening act, Limp Bizkit became friends with DJ Lethal, eventually hiring him to do work on some of their recordings. DJ Lethal was asked to join the group and the rest is music history. Limp Bizkit, with DJ Lethal on the tables went on to sell over 35 million copies worldwide throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s. DJ Lethal again found himself spearheading a successful, non-traditional music outfit.

His unbridled desire and attention to detail landed him gig after gig, year after year, including his work with Limp Bizkit, House of Pain, Cypress Hill and La Coka Nostra, his new band mates. Unlike many of his record spinning counterparts, DJ Lethal’s genre work extends well beyond the typecast. His fusion of nu metal, hip hop, and rock along with his ability to spin across genres has brought about success in the form of millions of records sold and the ultimate respect among industry elite and his own peers. Throughout his career DJ Lethal has worked with greats in rap and rock, from Kurupt to Evanescence and the arguably the most DJ-driven recording group of hip-hop history, Run DMC. His latest work includes a solo album with prime-time features from the likes of pop sensation, rap legend Method Man and soulful hip-hop spokesman Talib Kweli, presenting a work that is as eccentric and everlasting as his own track record.