DJ TIna T. > ABOUT
Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, DJ Tina T headed out to Los Angeles after graduating from Washington State University, she made her first impression in Los Angeles becoming a finalist in the DJ battle hosted by the #1 hip-hop radio station POWER 106 FM, and the world famous Big Boy in the Morning Show. But it was her victory as LA Weekly’s first ever DJ Spin Off battle that Tina T took home the gold. After moving to Las Vegas in 2008, Tina quickly gained recognition in some of the most high profile clubs in the country.
With over 20 years of dues paid, Tina T has been able to seamlessly merge her underground hip hop and turntablist background with the fast pace of mainstream pop, and the forward movement of the EDM scene. Her versatility and open format style of mixing top 40, hip hop, 80’s Rock, house, and electro has allowed Tina’s musical style to be defined simply by the audience she is playing for. This would explain why she has rocked crowds in some of the hottest night clubs all over the world including the Bahamas, Philippines, Canada, Singapore and Mexico. She has toured all over the United States with such companies as Red Bull, Etnies, DC Shoes, Reebok, Skull Candy, Starbucks, Activision, Teen Vogue and The Dew Action Sports. Tina T has held down residencies at some of the most famous Las Vegas night clubs including Prive, Tao, Voodoo and Tao Beach, with headlining performances at Lavo, Pure, Rain, and Tabu. She’s also DJ’d exclusive VIP private parties for the likes of Jessica Simpson, Rachel Roy, Rob Dyrdek, Lil Jon, and has shared the stage with artists: Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Ludacris, Run DMC, Billy Idol, Lady GaGa, Too Short, Black Eyed Peas, Sir Mix A Lot, Will I Am, DJ AM and Steve Aoki.
Tina has been featured in commercials for Red Bull, Verizon, DJ Hero and Seagate. She has appeared on MTV’s The Hills, E! News, The Travel Channel, Fuel TV and is currently a top 12 finalist in season 3 of Master Of The Mix on VH1. Along with her image and brand being plastered all over, the pairing of Tina’s skill behind the turntables, her flawless music programming, along with her overall persona, has proved her success thus far.
Currently, DJ Tina T is preparing for the 10th year of her passion project called “Camp Spin-Off”. Founded by Tina in 2010, it is the only sleep away summer camp for teens that teaches them how to DJ and produce music: www.campspinoff.com