Born in East London (UK) & based in Mumbai (India), DJ URI has been rocking 2 Turntables since 1987, starting out as a Hip Hop, Funk & Soul DJ. The depth of his collection and knowledge he has gained over the years are a credit to Hip Hop culture. The Official DJ for Battle Of The Year 2014 South East Asia Finals & RedBull BC One India 2016-2018, he was also featured in the Hip Hop Cookbook representing India alongside Old Skool Legends Kurtis Blow, Crazy Legs (Rocksteady Crew) & Grand Mixer DST.
Musically, DJ Uri fuses Hip Hop, Funk, Bass, Trap, Future Beats & Club Classics using Turntables, Finger Drumming & Loop Stations into one seamless set showcasing skill levels of the highest degree. The last 2 years have seen him support the likes of Pretty Lights, Diplo, Flying Lotus, Ed Sheeran, Major Lazer, Foreign Beggars, Mark Ronson, Benga & Skream. With regular club & festival gigs both at home in the thriving Indian music scene and across Europe, Uri is definitely an International DJ.
A long history in the British music circuit, Uri started his electronic DJ career in the UK under the guidance of DJSS, Legendary DnB pioneer & head of WODB World of Drum & Bass / Formation Records. DJ Uri had residencies at some of the first ever Drum & Bass parties in the world, Amnesia House, Total Kaos & Club Rage, where he played alongside The Prodigy, Carl Cox, Top Buzz, LTJ Bukem, SL2, DJSS, Fabio & many others all before 1993. Not many can match these credentials.