20 September 2016

Nhandi Craig aka DJ Young 1


image-9-20-16-at-11-47-amAt the tender age of 14, DJ Young 1 is one of the hottest DJ’s in Los Angeles and Internationally.  A traditional turntabilist who is inspired by many genres, including old school Hip-Hop, Top 40 Pop, Reggae, EDM and House music, Young 1 puts on quite a show to get people moving to the music. She credits great LA DJ’s such as Mr. Choc and DJ Hapa for her skill as she is the youngest graduate of Jam Master Jay’s Scratch DJ Academy in Los Angeles. As a resident DJ for The Human Rights Campaign Galas, DJ Young 1 has already made several high-profile appearances, including the San Francisco Supper Club, The Essence Black Women in Music Grammy’s Event, The BET Experience and just recently made her stamp as an international DJ spinning at the famous Jimmy’z Night Club in Monaco, France.  Her love for house and soulful inspiration gives her returning opportunities to spin at notable house music festivals such as Charivari, Detroit and at SoulNic in Los Angeles.  Her most proud moment was spinning as a guest DJ for the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll with The President and The First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama.

Joined by the most talented DJ’s in Los Angeles, Young 1 is on the line up as the youngest iHeart Radio DJ for Real’s 92.3 FM Mix Mob Squad.  To add, she is one of the featured DJ’s to perform for sold out crowds at the Los Angeles Forum for the REAL Show and the Real Birthday Bash highlighting such artists as Kendrick Lamar, Future, Drake and Nicki Minaj to name a few.

Young 1 continues to share her talent spinning at various events across the country and the world.