You just know when Pride is on the decks. The music pouring out of the speakers is a mix of driving percussion, dirty tech house teasing and layered vocals all drenched with NYC grit & Miami sex appeal. Her infectious energy surges out of the booth,forcing you to take notice.
“I like to avoid the obvious and instead dig a little deeper in my sets and do something different.”
A consumate music lover and passionate artist, DJ Pride’s inspired performances and unique, uncompromising sound have gained her spots at major events in the US and Canada including: White Party, Winter Party, Black & Blue, Denver Pride, Gay Days, Toronto Pride, Aqua Girl and spinning amazing nightclubs and parties in NYC, Atlanta, Houston, Denver, Fire Island, Michigan, Indianapolis, Dallas, Montreal and of course in her current home, Miami.
A native of New Jersey, Pride’s first nightlife playground was NYC. It provided her with her club education & where she listened to all the influences that shaped her. NYC is where Pride spent the first part of her career honing her sound and skill.
“Being from NJ I grew up on house music, Its not something I discovered one day, it’s been part of the soundtrack of my life for as long as I can remember.”
Since her move to Miami Beach in the earlier 2000’s she gained national attention through notable residencies such as her 5 year infamous underground house music party Creme & Sugar Thursdays @ Score, long standing guest spots at Twist and her acclaimed 2 year residency at Living Room Fort Lauderdale. This along with Special events and guest spots at premiere venues including: Liv, Discotekka, Nikki Beach, Mansion, Dream has afforded her the opportunity to play with some of the biggest names in the business.
Pride is continually evolving and growing. Always exploring forward thinking music, new dance floor perspectives and spinning for more discerning & diverse audiences through her live performances and podcasts.
Pride currently is the Entertainment Director for Ocean Drive’s longest running gay bar and restaurant known for it’s outlandish drag shows and incredible rotation of Miami favorite Dj’s. Stop by and see her at 1200 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139.
For more info, music and gigs go to facebook.com/djpride