Original member of the World's Famous Beat Junkies Crew (Founded 1992).
- 1996 Vestax USA + World Champion, 1997 & 1998 ITF Team World Champion (w/ Rhettmatic, J-Rocc, & DJ Babu)
- LA Radio Mixshow DJ for LA's 92.3 The Beat (1995-2001), Hot 92.3 (2001-2003), + 93.5 KDAY (2004-2007)
- At present, most active in the club circuits on the West Coast & Las Vegas, with recent appearances at Tao & Surrender Nightclub at the Encore Resort... Residencies include LAX (with DJ AM (RIP) 2006-2007), Body English (LV), Jet Nightclub (LV), Infusion Lounge (San Franciso), Fluxx (San Diego), & Sutra (Orange County) just to name a few...
DJ Melo D is a globally recognized artist known for developing a remarkably flawless style of mixing founded in technical precision. He is a founding member of the world-famous Beat Junkies and has internationally summoned amongst enthusiasts a unique fascination for his music.
Melo D has headlined major clubs around the world, and holds residencies at some of the hottest U.S. venues including RAIN, MOON, SUTRA, FLUXX and INFUSION.
He has also hosted numerous highly rated mix-shows during his tenure on radio, during which he reached millions weekly and forged friendships with many Hollywood's A-Listers. He has performed with an extensive list of artists including: Ludacris, No Doubt, James Brown, Beyonce, and Katy Perry. Recently, Melo D performed at The E.N.D. Tour for LMFAO and the Black Eyed Peas, and at all tour affiliated events. His talents have also satiated the crowds at many of Hollywood's private events, including parties for Jennifer Lopez, The Kardashians, Paris Hilton and Rachel Zoe.
Melo D has been featured as a season regular on Quincy Jones' television show “Vibe”, as well as on Jimmy Iovine's “Farmclub”. He has been lauded by 944 Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Vegas Weekly, E! Online, BPM, and The Source. In addition to these media mentions, Melo D is sponsored by RANE Corporation, Serato Scratch Live, Creative Recreation and LRG Clothing.
He holds the honorable titles of Vestax USA Champion, Vestax World Champion, and Vestax Team World Champions. He also captured the distinguished International Turntablist Federation (ITF) World Champion title for two consecutive years.
Melo D invents unique compositions that show unrivaled rhythmic creativity as well as striking imagination. His dedication to innovation exemplifies a true dedication to advancing the artform.