Filipinos are known for being great DJs, perhaps it is because music is always playing in family households whether via a fun karaoke night or a holiday gathering. Since the birth of Hip Hop, DJs like Q-Bert, DJ Icy Ice, DJ E-Man, Mix Master Mike, Shortkut and so many more have dominated the DJ battles and radio waves. Filipina iconic DJs like Kuttin Kandi and Symphony (World Famous Beat Junkies) have paved the way for the next generation of pinay DJs.
Below is a nod to some of our favorite Filipina DJs throughout the world that are currently headlining music festivals or breaking on to the scene in their local area, listed in alphabetical order.
AMIRA & KAYLA
Twin sisters DJs Amira & Kayla taking the world by storm, TV appearances include: The Tonight Show, Steve Harvey, Wendy Williams, and many more. The girls also appeared in three national Target commercials, Reebok Campaigns, J Balvin Mi Gente Remix video featuring Beyonce, among many other spots. They even were the DJs for Blue Ivy's birthday party.
One of the most in-demand DJ's, Bella Fiasco can be found spinning all over California and Las Vegas, her own club night 444, or on her popular Twitch stream.
DJ Bitesize is a turntablist/party rocker from the Bay Area and has already won 2 DJ Battles in her young career. She's getting tapped by the likes of Miles Medina and NOODZ to name a few. Keep an eye out for this fresh talent.
DJ Jennifer Lee
She is dubbed as the top female celebrity DJ in the Philippines, headlining some of the biggest music festivals in the country. Jennifer was awarded as the country's first Hall of Famer for Best DJ by ALIW Awards. She delivers a power-packed DJ act with live musical instruments. Her skills in martial arts also landed her a role in the action-packed Netfilx Film, Maria.
New kid on the scene, South London-based DJ Miamor is known for her fun R&B sets. She was recently featured on the UNDSCVRD Livestream finale back in October 2020. You can find her spinning locally in the UK or on Twitch streaming regularly.
The OG of Philippines' Female DJ scene. Dubbed one of the "The Metro's Hottest Female DJ", Nina is seen performing regularly in the most happening clubs in Manila, and is a staple in the hottest festivals around the country. She’s also performed on TV in Eat Bulaga.
Bay Area raised, LA-based NOODZ is one of the hardest working DJ's. Her sets are known for their R&B vibes, mixed with modern day rap, and electronic dance music. You can find her on tour with Kehlani, or at music festival near you.
Samantha Duenas, aka SOSUPERSAM, is a multi-talented (and highly sought-after!) DJ. You can find her spinning for Hollywood celebrities, headlining shows around the globe, or at her own R&B party in LA, 143.
Up-and-coming DJ Seduza is a Filipino Chinese American DJ whose sound transcends everything from hip-hop, soul, bounce, and RnB to EDM sub-genres. She's rocked Head in the Clouds Festival, Cuffing, Exchange LA, and more.
Bay Area-based DJ Umami is the in-house rotating DJ for The Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants. You can find her rocking the hottest parties in the Bay, or over the airwaves on KALW 91.7 FM.
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