Los Angeles And New York, United States
Hailing from Los Angeles, DJ Ultraman immersed himself in hip-hop culture as a high school DJ in Cerritos. Originally influenced by the conscious hip-hop era and members of Fascination, Legend, the Beat Junkies and Empire DJs, he has since been involved in record/event promo, college radio and TV, and sharing the stage with acts like the Jurassic 5, Ice Cube, Far East Movement, Native Guns, Dumbfoundead, and OutKast. He represents the Cerritos All-Stars and DP Sound crew, and has been active in Icon Events, Legend, 21XL, mETHODOLOGY, and the eventsco. Aside from DJing, he has traveled throughout the US and Asia to speak/teach about hip-hop, education, and community activism. He has been involved in numerous urban grassroots organizations, and earned his Ph.D. in Urban Education (UCLA).