Born and raised in California, DJ Mark West stepped behind the turntables for the first time at 12 years old.
Inspired by artists like the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, Jazzy Jeff and Z-Trip, Mark West developed a diverse style, working with everything on the spectrum from hip-hop and R&B to house and EDM. He continued to hone his craft through his teenage years, working his way up from house parties to the city’s biggest clubs.His passion for music took him to Los Angeles in 2012, where he began working with The Stereotypes, the Grammy-winning producers behind artists such as Bruno Mars (24k ,What I Like) , Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Super Junior, EXO, Austin Mahone , John Legend , Far East Movement and many more . Elevating his profile in LA, DJ Mark West opened live shows for Miguel, Silento, Naughty By Nature, Ginuwine, Sean Kingston , Mario, Chanelle, Fatman Scoop, Iyaz, Omni , and eventually touring the United States as the official DJ for Travis Garland’s Fashionably Late Tour.
DJ Mark West’s journey led across the Pacific in 2015, where he has continued his career spinning at venues throughout Asia , such as Octagon ,The A, Answer and Syndicate in Seoul, Korea . ELE and Feria in Tokyo, Japan , Herbie in Hiroshima , Riviera in Sapporo , Lamp Disco in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and has made a guest Performances at Water Wars in Seoul, Korea and Neon Splash Rush Festival 2016 in Osaka, Japan and Today he maintains residency at Vanity Night Club in Osaka, Japan and Guest DJ Appearances through out Japan and Asia. .“My favorite part of DJing is interacting and connecting with people through the music I play. That’s the language. Nothing is more satisfying to me than seeing everyone dancing and enjoying themselves.” What’s next for DJ Mark West? Stay updated on his latest shows, mixes and more on Instagram and Facebook.