Origin: United States
APX 1, A Los Angeles Born & Raised Dj/Producer who has been involved with the L.A. Underground Scene for over 16 years now. Primarily known for his own unique rough sound & west coast influenced Hip Hop style of Drum n Bass. In 1997 APX 1 started his own artist management company Revolution which was the leading West Coast Drum & Bass Roster. Roster included talents of R.A.W., CURIOUS, HIVE, LION, APX 1, MC QUESTION MARK, and MC DAPPA D. APX 1 has performed at some of Southern Californias record breaking massives. Including Monster Massive, Together As One, Rewind, Guerilla Warfare, and The Cypress Hill Smokeout, including every underground venue for jungle that Los Angeles has to offer. In 1999 Apx 1 co-founded Herbn’ Music along with partner Dj Curious which featured ragga influenced jungle music. Which became an imprint for los angeles ragga drum n bass. During this year Apx 1 alongside Raw and Curious toured the entire country. Well over 30 States were toured during just this one year. In 2001 Apx 1 took all of his reggae/hip hop knowledge and put it to work on his own drum n bass label Ghetto Life Recordings along with Ghetto Life Clothing. 1st release was ground breaking for the hip hop/jungle scene. Along with fellow producer SUBFLO a masterpiece was born. Blending the rough gangsta filled lyrics of West Coast Connection with a monstrous amen laced track that took the U.S. by storm. Some of Ghetto Life Recordings dj’s and producers include CRS?, SLYTEN, STEEL, JAHWY & IRAY. During his career Apx 1 has released a catalogue of mixtapes and mixed cd’s that continues to grow. 2006 was a groundbreaking year for Ghetto Life and Tonz of Drumz. During this year both Curious and Apx1 packed full of merchandise embarked on a tour. HERBN’ IN DA GHETTO TOUR included states on both coasts of the United States. The tour also included a date in Johannesburg, South Africa. Now in this New Year of 2007 Apx 1 along with partner Curious have become a pair of the top promoters with Tonz of Drumz in Los Angeles. With a Saturday Night Monthly called “DETOUR”. Also a Sunday Day Party Monthly called “I LOVE L.A.” that has Over 40 Local Artists Booked at Every Event! We have catered to some of the Best of the Best when it comes to Local All Stars as well as Super Stars. On Halloween 2010 we showcased the Classic Reggae Legend Eek-a-Mouse & WU TANG AFFILIATE Prodigal Sunn from Sunz of Man! We Are Now Celebrating its 8th Year in the LA Undergroud Party Circuit! Now in 2015 It has become one of the Best Day Parties to Attend to for The Los Angeles Underground Bass Scene! APX 1 has become one of the most booked artists in Los Angeles. He has Been of the Resident Dj’s at the World Famous House of Blues on Sunset in Hollywood for the past 7 Years. APX 1 has made an impact in the Hip Hop Community and has Opened for JAY-Z, CYPRESS HILL, THE GAME, ICE CUBE, WC, MOS DEF & TALIB KWELI, NIPSEY HUSSLE, LIL WAYNE, SOJA, BELL BIV DEVOE, YOUNG JEEZY, BONE THUGZ N HARMONY, WU TANG CLAN, THE ROOTS, YG, PROBLEM, PSYCHO REALM, T-PAIN, RIFF RAFF, JUICY J and Too Many More to Mention! From the Jungles of Africa to the Concrete Jungles of America Apx1 has made his mark as a leading driving force in this independant hustle called MUSIC.